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World Economic and Social Survey 1999

Trends and Policies in the World Economy

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Part one. State of the World Economy: provides a chronicle of how large parts of the world economy were sent reeling in the past two years by the fragility of financial systems and their international connectedness. On the whole, the world economy seems to have hit bottom and most of the affected countries are moving towards recovery. Part two. Financial Development in the Globalizing World: serves as a contribution to the international discussion on “financing for development”. It seeks to give a perspective on the major changes that have been taking place in recent decades in the banking and financial systems of developed, developing and transition economies.

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Statistical tables

The present annex contains the main sets of data on which the analysis provided in the World Economic and Social Survey, 1999 is based. The data are presented in greater detail than in the text and for longer time periods, and incorporate information available as of 30 April 1999.

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