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East props up west

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In Europe, Bustling East Props Up the West
By Marcus Walker
Word Count: 1,395 | Companies Featured in This Article: Krones, Coca-Cola, PepsiCo
SWIEBODZIN, Poland -- A long column of trucks winding east along a rutted road in the Polish countryside testifies to a little-noticed shift in the global economy: Soaring exports to Europe's postcommunist East are propping up economic growth in Western Europe.

Most economists expected the recent recovery in the 13-nation euro zone -- dominated by Germany, France and Italy -- to falter this year as slowing U.S. growth, high oil prices, the euro's surge against the dollar and rising interest rates took their toll. Instead, Europe's economic heartland is powering ahead, and companies in the region are busy investing and ...

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I'm too clever to subscribe, though!

Re: East props up west

My Economist magazine arrived this morning. It has the same story on the front cover. Perhaps the full story can be found on the Economist website? No time to look, right now.

Swiebodzin is just 30 kms or so south of me.

Re: East props up west

Methinks you good person to cultivate for stopover on trasa to England by car.
Gołąb English.