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Published by International Monetary Fund in Washington, DC .
Written in English


  • International Monetary Fund.,
  • Tariff.,
  • Commercial policy.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Other titlesUruguay Round and beyond
Statementprepared by a staff team led by Naheed Kirmani ; Nur Calika ... [et al.].
SeriesWorld economic and financial surveys,
ContributionsKirmani, Naheed., Calika, Nur., International Monetary Fund.
LC ClassificationsHF1713 .I57 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL851048M
ISBN 101557754691, 1557754578
LC Control Number95131151

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