About the book
This annual report includes up-to-date statistics on 56 countries of the region. A wealth of data can be found for each country on topics such as: population, manpower, national accounts, agriculture, forestry and fishing, industry, energy production and consumption, transportation and communication, internal and external trade, wages, banking, finance and social statistics. This data is compiled at both national and regional levels. Socio-economic indicators are also included to provide a clear summary of each area of interest. The compiled data is in a format, that allows comparative analysis and quicker and easier access to information.