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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.

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Jamaica

Jamaica maintained modest growth (1.4% in 2005, compared with 0.9% in 2004 and) due to the negative impact that rising international petroleum prices and natural disasters have had on production. Growth was led by buoyant tourism, construction and mining sectors, while manufacturing and agriculture contracted.

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