Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean 2005-2006

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This year's edition of the Economic survey of Latin America and the Caribbean, the fifty-seventh in this series, is divided into two parts. The first analyses the main features of the regional economy, while the second examines the situation in the individual countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. The full statistical appendix is published in electronic format for ease of data processing.




The indicators show a good level of macroeconomic stability in Suriname. GDP looks set to continue its rapid growth, driven by high commodity export prices and rising foreign direct investment in mining. President Venetiaan was re-elected in August 2005 for a second consecutive five-year term, and the new Government’s objectives are to strengthen economic strategy, reform the public sector and pave the way for poverty reduction.


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