§ Mr. Garnier
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment he has made on the effect of the world economy of the linking by certain countries in south-east Asia of their own currencies to the United States dollar; and what action he proposes to take.
§ Mr. Nelson
The Treasury makes regular assessments of recent developments and prospects for the world economy. A forecast of the world economy was published at the time of the autumn statement.