Novi Island?

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Foreign Policy magazin piše o pet zemalja koje bi mogle postati novi Island. Hrvatska nije jedna od njih. Phew! Dobro je. Barem nećemo ko Island.

Britanci su prvi….ostali.

Great Britain

Economic damage: The financial crisis has gotten so severe in Britain that it has earned London a new nickname in the international media: Reykjavik-on-Thames. The question in Britain is no longer when the economy will enter a recession, but when it will enter a depression, with many bracing for a slump that could rival the 1930s in severity. GDP fell 1.5 percent in the fourth quarter of 2008, and the European Union estimates it will contract another 2.8 percent in 2009. Unemployment is projected to balloon to more than 8 percent by year’s end, and an estimated 23 percent of adult Britons currently consider their debt level “unmanageable.”

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