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China’s Foreign Assets

May 15, 2009

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China’s total foreign assets, including its dollar assets, have grown substantially. China is worried about the risks associated with holding large amounts of dollar assets, as evidenced by its call for a new global reserve currency. Is it appropriate for so much of a poor country’s national wealth to be invested in a rich country’s low yielding assets? And what risks does the U.S. run by relying heavily on a single country's government for financing?

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