Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 1979

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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.



Explanatory note

The term “ESCAP region” is used in the present issue of the Survey to include Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Burma, China, the Cook Islands, Democratic Kampuchea, Fiji, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Nauru, Nepal, New Hebrides, New Zealand, Niue, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Republic of Kiribati, the Republic of Korea, Samoa, Singapore, the Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Tonga, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, Tuvalu and Viet Nam. The term “developing ESCAP region” excludes Australia, Japan and New Zealand.


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