Economic Survey of Latin America 1966

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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.



Manufacturing industry

In 1966 the growth rate of Latin American industry was slightly lower than in the preceding year, thus continuing the downward trend shown since the late fifties. Whereas the average rate of expansion of the region’s industry as a whole had been 6.4 per cent for the period 1955-60, it was per cent for 1960-65, 4.9 per cent in 1965 and 5 per cent in 1966.


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