Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Far East 1958

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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.



Efforts towards industrialization

Success in the historic effort to raise standards and levels of living with the help of industrialization depends on the effective mobilization of human resources, the utilization of raw materials and energy, the accumulation of capital at home and the inflow of additional resources from abroad. The difficulties to be surmounted in the process of industrialization are formidable, and notably so in the under-developed countries of Asia.


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