Economic Survey of Latin America 1979

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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.



Trends in the Latin American Economy in 1979

Before examining the economic situation in Latin America in 1979, and in order to provide a global framework for the subsequent analysis, it is desirable to review briefly world economic trends during that year. The review will cover trends in economic growth, inflation, international trade and external financing in the industrialized countries, the centrally-planned economics and the oil-exporting and non-oil-exporting developing countries.


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