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International Trade and Payments

  • Ramesh F. Ramsaran
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Abstract

As indicted in the previous chapter, one of the salient features of the post-war period has been the rapid expansion of international trade. Between 1985 and 1995, for example, the value of world merchandise exports grew from US$1860 billion to around US$5000 billion or by more than 150 per cent.

Keywords

International Trade Current Account Foreign Exchange World Trade Organization Current Account Deficit 
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© Ramesh F. Ramsaran 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ramesh F. Ramsaran
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  1. 1.Institute of International RelationsUniversity of the West IndiesSt AugustineTrinidad

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