Economic Survey of Latin America 1981

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This Publication Analyzes economic developments in Latin America in 1981. It examines the evolution of the economy in each of the countries in the region : economic growth, employment and unemployment, the external sector, prices and wages.



Dominican Republic

The efforts made in 1981 to contain public expenditure and bring down the fiscal deficit, to restrict imports and reduce the serious external imbalance, and to slow down the rate of increase in prices, in the means of payment and in the external debt met with significant success in several respects, but at the same time helped to curb the growth of economic activity, consumption and investment.


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