Colombia – capital inflows make for an overly strong peso;
Japan – a doubling of the national sales tax is about to be legislated;
United Kingdom – a record trade deficit;
United States – a better-than-expected trade showing.
Other countries covered in this report: China, India, Malaysia, Mali, Russia, Serbia, United Kingdom and Zambia
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