Argentina – yet another new way to tap the CB for money;

Brazil – the “currency war” continues;

Myanmar – heading for a unified exchange rate and a currency float;

Vietnam – lower interest rates and plans for bank mergers; Zimbabwe – starting to enforce indigenization aggressively.

Other countries listed in the report are BELARUS, BELGIUM, CHINA, KENYA, LATVIA, SLOVAKIA, SPAIN and TUNISIA

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