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Thailand: heading for extended military rule

Thailand is heading for extended military rule, as the National Assembly rejected the proposal for a new constitution paving the way to early elections. Economic growth remains relatively weak, forcing the government to revert to populist economic policies.

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New Zealand: continuing stress in dairy and housing sector

The economic growth outlook has worsened due to less favorable global outlook, which keeps key commodity prices low. The risk of a sharp correction of house prices in Auckland has induced the government to implement additional macro-prudential measures.

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Infographic Stabiliteits- en Groeipact (Dutch)

Eurozone lidstaten moeten zich houden aan de Europese begrotingsregels. Deze zijn opgenomen in het Stabiliteits- en Groeipact. De Europese Commissie moet er aan de hand van een preventieve en een correctieve arm voor zorgen dat lidstaten de regels naleven.