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Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Far East 1948

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This latest edition of the Survey analyzes current economic and social developments in the region against the background of events in the world economy. It also focuses on the serios problems of growth and transformation of the area's least developed and Pacific Island developing economies.

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Industry and mining

During 1948 a marked general improvement in industrial and mining production over 1947 levels occurred throughout the region except in China. Nevertheless production remained well below prewar or wartime levels, and relative to other regions of the world, recovery proceeded slowly.

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