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Угрозы китайских неудач… и успехов

НЬЮ-ДЕЛИ – Мировые финансовые лидеры собираются в Вашингтоне на ежегодную весеннюю встречу Международного валютного фонда. Их надежды – и страхи – связаны с Китаем. Китай является той страной, которая способна подтолкнуть вперёд выдыхающийся процесс восстановления мировой экономики. Однако её собственный экономический рост опирается на фундамент, в котором наблюдается всё больше признаков перегрузки. Дилемма в том, что не только неудачи, но и успехи Китая создают риски для мировой экономики.

Негативный сценарий может стать уникальным во всей послевоенной истории. Экономика Китая настолько велика, что последствия данного сценария почувствуют во всём мире. Но в отличие от ситуации 2008 года, когда доллар США укреплялся, содействуя быстрому восстановлению экономики развивающихся стран, юань, скорее всего, начнёт девальвироваться в случае серьёзного спада экономики Китая, что вызовет повсеместную и глубокую дефляцию.

Другие валюты также могут начать девальвироваться, причём некоторые преднамеренно. Тем самым, китайский негативный сценарий может оказаться похож на события 1930-х, с их конкурентной девальвацией и стремительно падающей реальной экономической активностью.

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