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Trade and Development Report 1992

  • Author: UNCTAD
  • Publication date: October 1992
  • Page count: 164
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 92.II.D.7

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ISBN: 9789210602952

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The world economy has been suffering its most severe recession since the Second World War. Production has fallen in the United States and flattened in Japan. Western Europe is stagnating: the boost provided by German unification has petered out, while high interest rates remain. Growth has picked up in Latin America, but remains slow there and in other developing regions, other than parts of Asia. Central and Eastern Europe are suffering a precipitous fall in living standards; the transition process is proving much more painful than anticipated. Overall, signs of improvement are scant.