Currency Manipulation versus Current Account Manipulation

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Junning Cai;
  • Subject: currency manipulation; current account; exchange rate; RMB controversies
    • jel: jel:F31 | jel:E52 | jel:F32

It is said that a country’s currency peg can become currency manipulation representing protracted government intervention in the foreign exchange market that gives it unfair competitive advantage in international trade yet prevents effective balance of payments in its t... View more
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