Economic Survey of Latin America 1954

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Published since 1948, this report examines various aspects of the previous year’s macroeconomic situation in the region and makes projections for the coming months. The study also includes country notes that review the performance of the main economic indicators in the period analysed.




In October 1954, Haiti suffered from a violent cyclone which caused extensive losses to the domestic economy and in particular to agricultural production. Nevertheless, its effects were not apparent in exports for the year because the crops to be shipped abroad had been harvested previously. Conversely, its consequences will affect the results of agricultural production and exports in 1955.


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