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emu

(ē'mū),
Abbreviation for electromagnetic unit.

emu

a large flightless bird, hence a ratite, native to Australia; up to 6 ft high and weighing up to 100 lb; Dromaius novae-hollandiae.
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Entering the European Monetary Union is the key step for the government's strategy.
The idea that Germany's low gross wage increase has negative effects on other European Monetary Union countries is also quite strange.
When key European politicians decided to bring integration a step further and form a European Monetary Union, it was the BIS staff that spelled out in great detail the risks and costs of such a project, such as the loss of the trusted deutschemark and Bundesbank for Germany.
Barry Raskin, President of Telekurs (USA) stated, "Telekurs is uniquely positioned to help customers navigate the uncertainties of the coming European Monetary Union transition.
Italian Prime Minister Mr Romano Prodi, Argentina President Mr Carlos Menem and German chancellor candidate Mr Gerhard Schroder will debate European monetary union and other issues at the Confederation of British Industry national conference in Birmingha m.
Then in late September, the mark appreciated sharply against most other European currencies as concerns grew about Europe's political and fiscal prospects and the achievability of European monetary union (EMU) as scheduled.
Dollar exchange rate, (ix) changing levels of competition, (x) changes in laws and regulations, including monetary convergence and the European Monetary Union, (xi) changes in the policies of central banks and/or foreign governments, (xii) the impact of acquisitions, including related integration issues, (xiii) reorganization measures and (xiv) general competitive factors, in each case on a local, regional, national and/or global basis.
Western and Asian economists identify barriers and dilemmas that East Asian countries face in pursuing monetary and financial integration, analyze the experience of the European monetary union for lessons on what could and should be emulated in East Asia, and position the issue of East Asian integration in the context of the global financial system.
In the absence of assumption, the European monetary union should have insisted that aspiring single-currency countries, which would abandon monetary sovereignty, must first pay down their debt almost entirely and eschew any future deficits.
Visitors to the site will also find detailed information about how Oracle and the entire family of Oracle Applications Release 11 can give them a competitive advantage by quickly bringing their operations compliant with European Monetary Union (EMU) rules and regulations.
Lord Alexander, chairman of NatWest, told a West Midlands CBI meeting hosted by parcels delivery firm TNT at Atherstone that while larger firms should benefit from European monetary union, smaller firms represented an area of greater concern.
During the lengthy negotiations among European Community countries on European Monetary Union that had led up to the December 1991 Maastricht Treaty, market participants had become impressed by the participating governments' evident commitment to exchange rate stability.

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