October 11, 2013

Current economic growth is not based on risk-taking but on risk-aversion, and therefore creates more fat than muscles

Sir, I refer to your Special Report on the World Economy, October 11.

While bank regulations that make it harder for medium and small businesses, entrepreneurs and start-ups to access bank credit are not eliminated, and regulators stop insisting on that banks shall only lend to the “infallible” sovereign, the housing sector and the AAAristocracy, any economic growth will only be of the type that leads to obesity.