Economic Survey of Latin America 1955

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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.



Exhange policy as a fiscal instrument

In principle, exchange policy does not envisage objectives of a fiscal character and in any case such aims are rarely stated officially. Nevertheless, there have been major repercussions of this kind since the adoption of exchange controls and it is clear that fiscal considerations have not only contributed to the permanency of controls but have also inspired the reform of such systems.


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