Of course, oil will be discussed.
This is just the beginning. So far, so good.
A lot depends on the United States.
[The new prediction will be considerably lower,] possibly in the range of 3.5 percent, ... we are a long way from a global recession.
Unfortunately, parliamentary backing has not been forthcoming for needed actions related to personal income tax, ... Nor have permanent measures to strengthen the pension fund.
The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia authorities face the complicated task of stabilising and reviving a devastated economy after years of regional conflicts, international isolation and economic mismanagement.
I fear so, but I see no advantage to spelling that out.
We are mindful of the potential tragic consequences of events taking place in Indonesia.
There's a very definite sense that the momentum has changed direction.
We have a team arriving in Moscow at the end of next week that will have to look at the situation. Given what we know now about the changes in the exchange rate, the difficulties in the banking system and possible problems with the budget, it's clear the Russians will have to do quite a lot before that money can be released.
The recovery is not firmly in place. There is no reason to withdraw stimulus right now. The need is to make sure that the recovery in Japan is self-sustained -- and that means it's hard to see any good reason for monetary policy to tighten.
All the evidence is that the best way to grow is to integrate into the global economy.
Some see it as a threat, some see it as an opportunity and some see it as inevitable.
[But it has also led to some startlingly wide inequalities: environmental damage, disparities of education, poor working conditions, significant differences in wages,] factors that are part of the reason for the expected protests outside, ... We must work to right these inequalities.
I generally prefer to stand by the agreements we have signed with them (the Palestinian Authority).
I generally prefer to abide by agreements I've signed. So that is at least one rationale for transferring the money. There are all kinds of other rationales, but that is my starting point.