МВФ и наглость еврозоны

ЛОНДОН. Правителей и политиков еврозоны не в чем обвинять: они внесли свой вклад в оказание помощи членам валютного союза, увеличив свой спасательный фонд, Европейский механизм стабильности (ESM). Теперь пришло время остальному миру, то есть Международному валютному фонду, прийти на помощь и вложить дополнительные средства, и министры финансов европейских стран работают над этим на заседании МВФ и Всемирного банка в Вашингтоне.

Другими словами, европейские чиновники считают поддержку еврозоны со стороны МВФ само собой разумеющейся, будто весь остальной мир обязан это сделать. На самом деле, даже если правительства еврозоны смогли договориться о значительном увеличении размеров ESM, для МВФ существуют веские причины воздержаться от любой дальнейшей поддержки.

Лидеры Европы не могут решить, является ли еврозона федерацией, вроде Соединенных Штатов, или группой независимых государств. В то же время они часто оценивают еврозону как находящуюся в более благоприятной ситуации по сравнению с другими развитыми странами.

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