August 28, 2012

Merkel in China

Sanjaya Baru, Project Syndicate

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel's second visit to China in a year comes against the backdrop of dire forecasts of a difficult September for the eurozone. Mindful of such concerns and persistent pessimism in global financial markets, Merkel is now taking bold political initiatives at home and overseas. Indeed, her China trip should be seen as an effort to assert leadership across the eurozone.

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TAGGED: China, Europe, Eurozone, Germany, Angela Merkel


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