Emerging economies will be the next to topple in the global financial crisis, the head of the International Monetary Fund Dominique Strauss-Kahn wrote in article published here on Friday. Emerging countries are facing additional problems, Strauss-Kahn wrote in a guest commentary for the daily Der Standard. Their economies "aren't just facing falling exports and tumbling confidence," he said. "They're the latest victims of a financial crisis that started in the United States and spread to Europe and is now moving beyond Europe's borders." Ironically, the measures taken in highly industrialised countries to resolve the crisis -- such as banking bailouts -- "make it more attractive for investors to recall their money back home.