About the book
This annual report includes the most up-to-date statistics for more than 40 countries of the region. A wealth of data can be found for each country including population, manpower, national accounts, agriculture, forestry and fishing, industry, energy supplies, consumption, transportation and communication, internal and external trade, wages and banking. This data is compiled on both national and regional levels. Socio-economic indicators are also included to provide a clear summary of each area of interest. By compiling national data in a format which allows international comparison, the Yearbook allows quicker and easier access to information.