Проблема экономики развивающихся стран: страхуются, но не от того

ЛОНДОН – На протяжении последнего десятилетия экспансионистская финансовая политика Америки и быстрое развитие Китая были двумя основными двигателями глобальных финансовых потоков. Сейчас оба эти процесса приобрели обратную динамику, что создает новые факторы риска для мировой экономики – особенно для развивающихся стран. Смогут ли они справиться с этими переменами, зависит от того, в достаточной ли они степени подстрахуются и от тех ли угроз.

После азиатского финансового кризиса конца 1990-х развивающиеся страны начали накапливать у себя большие резервы иностранной валюты для защиты от риска внешней сверхзадолженности. Фактически, они собрали намного больше, чем им было нужно, – по последним подсчетам, 6,5 триллиона долларов, – по сути, перестраховавшись от внешних потрясений, связанных с платежным балансом.

Но они по-прежнему были недостаточно застрахованы от рисков, связанных с внутренними займами – главной сегодняшней угрозы для экономики развивающихся стран. После глобального финансового кризиса, разгоревшегося в 2008 году, процентные ставки рухнули, что стимулировало всплески кредитования в частном секторе на многих крупнейших рынках развивающихся стран, в том числе Бразилии, Индии, Индонезии и Турции.

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