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Private sector and regional cooperation in South Asia

Private sector and regional cooperation in South Asia

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Published by Macmillan India in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Asia,
  • South Asia.
    • Subjects:
    • Foreign trade promotion -- South Asia -- International cooperation.,
    • Regionalism -- South Asia.,
    • South Asia -- Economic policy.

    • About the Edition

      Contributed articles.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby the Committee on Studies for Cooperation in Development in South Asia (CSCD) in collaboration with the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Colombo, Sri Lanka ; editor, V. Kanesalingam.
      ContributionsKanesalingam, V., 1916-, Committee on Studies for Cooperation in Development in South Asia., Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (Sri Lanka)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHF1586.5 .P75 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 141 p. ;
      Number of Pages141
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1062233M
      ISBN 100333925955
      LC Control Number93907754

      The private sector has been the principal driver of the economic turnaround as increased competition resulted in improved efficiency with productivity growth accounting for half of overall growth. Structural reforms in trade, taxation, investment and foreign exchange regimes over more than a decade have contributed to this growth in productivity. The economy of Asia comprises more than billion people (60% of the world population) living in 49 different nations. Asia is the fastest growing economic region, as well as the largest continental economy by both GDP Nominal and PPP in the world. Moreover, Asia is the site of some of the world's longest modern economic booms, starting from the Japanese economic GDP: $ trillion (Nominal; ), $ trillion . SAARC Secretariat, G.P.O Box Tridevi Sadak, Kathmandu, Nepal (+ 1) , , (+ 1) ,


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