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The Dollar Is In Trouble! Here Are 7 Signs That Global De-Dollarization Has...

• http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com, by Michael

For decades, the U.S. dollar was the undisputed king of global currencies, but now dramatic changes are happening.  

China, Russia, India, Brazil, Saudi Arabia and other nations are making really big moves which will enable them to become much less dependent on the U.S. dollar in the years ahead.  This is really bad news for us, because having the primary reserve currency of the world has enabled us to enjoy a massively inflated standard of living.  Once we lose that status, our lifestyles will be much different than they are today.  Unfortunately, most Americans don't understand any of this.  Even though our leaders have treated the stability of our currency with utter contempt in recent years, most Americans just assume that the dollar will always reign supreme.  Meanwhile, much of the planet is preparing for a future in which the U.S. dollar will be far less important than it is right now.  The following are 7 signs that global de-dollarization has just shifted into overdrive…

#1 The BRICS nations account for over 40 percent of the total global population and close to one-fourth of global GDP.  So the fact that they are working to develop a "new currency" should greatly concern all of us…

The Deputy Chairman of Russia's State Duma, Alexander Babakov, said on 30 March that the BRICS bloc of emerging economies – Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa – is working on developing a "new currency" that will be presented at the organization's upcoming summit in Durban.

"The transition to settlements in national currencies is the first step. The next one is to provide the circulation of digital or any other form of a fundamentally new currency in the nearest future. I think that at the BRICS [leaders' summit], the readiness to realize this project will be announced, such works are underway," Babakov said on the sidelines of the Russian-Indian Strategic Partnership for Development and Growth Business Forum.


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