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Distribution chain and the competitiveness of Latin American exports

Distribution chain and the competitiveness of Latin American exports

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Published by United Nations, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean in [Santiago, Chile?] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Chile.
    • Subjects:
    • Harbors -- Chile.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsUnited Nations. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE555.C5 D57 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 89 p. :
      Number of Pages89
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1603580M
      LC Control Number91139920

      Agence France-Presse is at the core of Business Wire's Latin America distribution platform. AFP operates one of the largest networks in the region, transmitting in both Spanish and . THE ROLE OF FREIGHT TRANSPORTATION IN ECONOMIC COMPETITIVENESS 4 U.S. $ tr ill io ns America's Major Commercial Arteries Transatlantic Total Foreign Latin America Total Trade NAFTA Total Trade Asia/Pacific Total Foreign Asia/Pacific Total Trade Latin America Total Foreign NAFTA Total Foreign Transatlantic Total Trade $ Trillion $ dominance of the British hindered the development of Latin American industries and reinforced the economic dependence of Latin America in the world trade network. From to , the post independence economy of Latin America remained stagnant. After , in response to European demand for Latin American products, the economy Size: KB.


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