Economic Survey of Latin America 1959

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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.



Introduction and synopsis. Facts and trends in 1959

During 1959, the Latin American economies - as a whole and individually in the case of most countries - were beset by a further deterioration in the terms of trade and a decline in their per capita agricultural output for domestic consumption, both basic factors which impeded the campaign to check inflation.


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