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China has one of the highest savings rates in the world, partly because there is no national safety net
India's savings rate has been building along with the acceleration of its GDP growth
Turkish savings, high by U.S. standards, are not enough for a developing country
The Swiss vie with Swedes and Austrians to be the top savers in the West
The Irish savings rate quadrupled over two years in response to the financial crisis
Despite deep fiscal problems on a national level, personal savings on the Continent stay high
British savings have declined sharply since the early 1990s
Latin American economies generally have low savings rates
U.S. savings are up from a 1.7% low but far below a postwar average of 7% or so
The savings decline in Japan from 15% in 1992 is the most dramatic in the industrialized world
The Australians, like the Americans, have had a huge housing boom compensating for the loss in savings
Data: OECD, World Bank, Standard Chartered, Turkish State Planning Office, British Office for National Statistics