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The global constellation of imbalances has “rotated” into a new pattern, now with larger deficits in a number of emerging market economies (photo: Larry Williams/Corbis)

New External Assessments Reveal a Mixed Picture

July 29, 2014

The job of reducing external imbalances is not complete, says an updated analysis by IMF staff. The 2014 Pilot External Sector Report recognizes substantial progress relative to the pre-crisis peak imbalances, but sees much smaller progress more recently, and some cases of widening for more

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