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Checking tradingeconomics, Portugal has by now essentially a balanced trade, so it could leave (or at least threaten to) without having to institute rationing and other control measures.

But is there any party willing to break with austerity? Any Syriza or Grillo with a chance to affect the status quo or will the election only be about who gets the minister salaries while killing the economy some more?

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by A swedish kind of death on Thu Jul 11th, 2013 at 07:12:14 AM EST

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