China – hitting the US with punitive import duties on cars;
Hungary – an interest rate hike with more to come;
Italy – amendments to the austerity program;
Pakistan – the US Congress freezes an aid allocation;
Papua New Guinea – a troubling political deadlock that could end in violence.
Other countries covered in this roport: CONGO (DEM. REP.), EGYPT, GERMANY, INDIA, ITALY, SPAIN, TURKEY and the UNITED KINGDOM
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