The problem of international liquidity is related to the non-availability of
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(a) goods and services
(b) gold and silver
(c) dollars and other hard currencies
(d) exportable surplus
- The concept of international liquidity is associated with international payments that arise out of international trade in goods and services.
- International liquidity consists of all the resources that are available to the monetary authorities of countries for the purpose of meeting balance of payments deficits.
- Such liquidity ranges from assets readily available to resources that become available only after extensive negotiation.
- The primary medium of international liquidity are gold and those foreign currencies which are universally acceptable in the settlement of international transactions.