Business

Currency war: The global perspective

  • 12 November 2010
  • From the section Business

The strength of currencies is a source of tension between major economies, especially China and the US, but the issue is also having knock-on effects on smaller economies.

The G20 group of major economies agreed to avoid "competitive devaluation" of currencies at their summit in the South Korean capital, Seoul, this week.

Click on the images above to hear from BBC correspondents around the world about the potential impact of currency wars in the countries in which they are based.