A strong currency
and elevated levels of productivity are the only sound fundamental principles that create prosperity for every citizen.
Our unemployment rate is less than 6%, we have a strong currency
and massive mineral resources.
A strong currency
may undermine the country's strengths and competitiveness.
Chevron's announcement came just a day after General Motors Co (GM) said it would cease manufacturing in Australia by 2017, citing pressures from the nation's strong currency
and intense competition in the local automobile market.
Costs in Australian LNG development have rocketed, partly due to high wages and a strong currency
, and so have put the brakes on development there over the past year and hurt contractors like Cape.
Driven by a strong currency
and a desire to shop abroad, Brazilians continue to explore international destinations.
The euro is a strong currency
, and there was always confidence in it.
Canada's growth outlook dimmed over the last quarter, a Reuters poll showed, with soft export demand, a strong currency
, and a cooling housing market combining to weaken economic expectations.
UK plastics firms need to implement a strong currency
strategy, something that Smart Currency can offer.
If the goods purchased are priced in euro, yuan or another strong currency
then that will have a negative effect on the economy as more funds are needed to make that purchase.
The government maintains that the strong currency
harms its exporters, and indeed Brazil's trade surplus has been dwindling despite record high prices for many of the country's commodities.
Organised crime syndicates no doubt look at Australia and see a lucrative drug market and a strong currency
compared to the US dollar," said Zuccato.