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The Chiang Mai Initiative and Beyond


  • Yung Chul Park
  • Yunjong Wang


More than three years have passed since the inception of the Chiang Mai Initiative (CMI) in May 2000. Although much progress has been made, the present structure of the CMI is still incomplete. The purpose of this paper is to provide a view on the current process and future prospects for regional financial and monetary cooperation in East Asia. Looking forward, the most realistic scenario is that the countries participating in the CMI will muddle through, continuously discussing modalities of policy dialogue, the types of the surveillance system the CMI needs, and also augmentation of swap amounts without making any substantial progress. Copyright Blackwell Publishing Ltd 2005.

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  • Yung Chul Park & Yunjong Wang, 2005. "The Chiang Mai Initiative and Beyond," The World Economy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 28(1), pages 91-101, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:worlde:v:28:y:2005:i:1:p:91-101

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