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Amtrak Has Lost Money for Decades. On top of that, Obama will now be branded as the president who presided over the national humiliation of a debt downgrade. Not that the Europeans should get too smug about this, because what we are witnessing is not just the decline of the US but the decline of the west. One response to last week's meltdown was the announcement of talks between the G7 — the US, the UK, Germany, Italy, France, Canada and Japan — but while this would have been appropriate 20 years ago it is not going to calm markets today.
Holding a G7 meeting without China today is like expecting the League of Nations without the US to tackle totalitarianism in the s. There is no happy ending to this story. At best there will be a long period of weak growth and high unemployment as individuals and banks pay down the excessive levels of debt accumulated in the bubble years.
At worst, the global economy will be plunged back into recession next year as the US goes backwards and the euro comes apart at the seams. The second, gloomier scenario, looks a lot more likely now than it did a week ago. Because there is no international co-operation. There are plans for austerity but no plans for growth. Even countries that could borrow money for fiscal stimulus packages reluctant to do so. Europe lacks the political will to force the pace of integration necessary to avoid disintegration of the single currency.
Commodity prices are coming down, but that is the only good news. We are less than halfway through the crisis that began on 9 August That crisis has just entered a dangerous new phase.
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Topics Global economy. Reuse this content. Order by newest oldest recommendations. Large-scale immigration continued throughout despite severe unemployment, but by the OECD confirmed that the total number of people leaving the country Spaniards and non-Spaniards had over taken the number of arrivals. Spain is now a net emigrant country. As the financial crisis was getting started in Spain, it was already underway in the United States and other western countries. The decrease in disposable income of consumers led to a sharp decrease in Spain's tourist industry , a rarity in a country with so many coastal towns.
Despite its traditional popularity with Korean and Japanese tourists, the relatively expensive cost of holidaying in Spain led many to pursue "sun and beach" Mediterranean getaways in Turkey, Spain's tourism rival.
However, Spain has also seen the largest growth in tourism since and Its geographic advantages, the Arab Spring , and other non-economic factors are contributing to its resurgence as a tourist destination. While Spain's economy itself is not doing great, purchasing power parity is generally going back up. Furthermore, but violent unrest in North Africa and the Middle East is redirecting tourists towards stable countries like Spain. Spain entered crisis period with a relatively modest public debt of This was largely due to ballooning tax revenue from the housing bubble, which helped accommodate a decade of increased government spending without debt accumulation.
As of 15 June , Spain's public debt stood at For the third time in 13 months, Moody's Investors Service has cut Spain's rating. Standard and Poor's has downgraded Spain on 14 October and Fitch Ratings cut it to the same level on 7 October This rating allows the ECB to use a lower margin for banks that borrow with Spanish debt as collateral. On 9 June the Eurogroup held an emergency meeting to discuss how to inject capital into Spanish banks. The Eurogroup announced intentions to provide up to billion euro to the Fund for Orderly Bank Restructuring to the Spanish government.
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On 21 June it was decided that 62 billion euros would be shared among the Spanish banks in need. The European Union warned that rescued banks are subject to control and Union experts would meet stringent requirements. Since then, the country's borrowing costs have reached levels deemed unsustainable in the long run, raising the prospect of a second aid program for Madrid following the billion euro lifeline it obtained for its banks in June. A larger economy than other countries which have received bailout packages, Spain had considerable bargaining power regarding the terms of a bailout.
As the EU's fifth largest economy, Spain remains a large concern. Trying to get Spain out of the highest unemployment rate in the European Union was proven to be harder than expected. The bailout for Spain has been estimated to not be enough to restore the economy. There is a serious debt in the country, and substantial cuts would have to be put in place to restore the economy at this point. Many youths are trying to find jobs abroad, creating a problem for the future domestic economy and job market.
Rajoy recently proposed a new budget for that would be very different and would cut government spending by 8. One effect of the financial crisis is an increase in support for independence in Catalonia. The Statute of Autonomy included a package of laws that gave more power to the region and would have recognized Catalonia as a nation, although one still within Spain. As with the rest of Spain, Catalonia has had high levels of unemployment. In , Spain's Constitutional Court weakened the Statute of Autonomy for Catalonia , which further irritated Catalan secessionist organization.
The regional election was the first to produce a majority for openly separatist parties. Spain's Basque Country unsuccessfully tried to get such a move approved in Parliament in Catalan president Artur Mas instead scheduled an independence referendum for , which was downgraded to being a more informal ballot after further intervention by the Constitutional Court. The dispute remains unresolved, as of March From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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