The American Empire in a Changing World


Tuesday, November 27, 2012

''Yuan hailed as the world reserve currency''


''Now two academics, Arvind Subramanian and Martin Kessler of the respected Peterson Institute for International Economics, have developed a formula, which claims that the yuan already has taken over from the US dollar as the most important reference currency over large areas of Asia.

They contend that "in East Asia, there is already a renminbi bloc, because the renminbi has become the dominant reference currency, eclipsing the dollar … seven currencies out of 10 co-move more closely with the renminbi than with the dollar.''

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