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The Need for Economic Cooperation among Developing Countries

The IDS Bulletin Vol. 11 Nos. 1


SUMMARY The resolution on ECDC at UNCTAD V was one of the more positive achievements of the Conference. The various proposals which have been made for promoting ECDC are described, in particular the improvement of trading arrangements, and monetary and financial cooperation among ldcs. A number...

1 January 1980

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Restructuring Out of Recession

The IDS Bulletin Vol. 11 Nos. 1

SUMMARY: At Manila, the Managing Director of the IMF described as paradoxical the fact that the industrialized countries, most of which are not using their production potential to the full, hesitate to increase their financial aid to poor countries. This is despite the fact that such aid could...

1 January 1980

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Access and the New Protectionism: What Future for GATTery and All GATT?

The IDS Bulletin Vol. 11 Nos. 1


SUMMARY The rise of the New Protectionism gravely prejudices Third World export prospects. The Tokyo Round of GATT has done little to halt the erosion of access. Historic peripheral economy strategies toward and in GATT seem ill suited to combatting the New International Economic Disorder. A...

1 January 1980

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The UNCTAD Liner Code: a Critical Dissent

The IDS Bulletin Vol. 11 Nos. 1


SUMMARY Shipping is an unlikely candidate for inter?govern?mentally fixed standards of operating practice. Yet the Western shipowning countries and the Group of 77 have agreed the market sharing Liner Code under which liner shipments will be split in the ratio 40:40:20 between importing,...

1 January 1980

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UNCTAD V: Trade Issues

The IDS Bulletin Vol. 11 Nos. 1


SUMMARY The need to curb protectionism, promote ldcs' exports of manufactures and processed commodities, and diversify their markets were the main trade issues raised at UNCTAD V. The article examines the Group of 77's list of demands on these issues, as expressed in their Arusha Programme, and...

1 January 1980

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International Monetary and Financial Issues for Developing Countries after UNCTAD V

The IDS Bulletin Vol. 11 Nos. 1


SUMMARY This article describes and evaluates the main international monetary and financial issues discussed at UNCTAD V. One of the Conference's main achievements was the attempt by the Group of 77 to elaborate a more comprehensive critique of the existing financial system than they had...

1 January 1980

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The Group of 77, UNCTAD V and the North/South Dialogue

The IDS Bulletin Vol. 11 Nos. 1


SUMMARY The ‘North/South Dialogue’ which began in 1973 at the time of the OPEC?induced oil price rises, is the latest stage in the ldcs' attempt to reform the international economic order. The Group of 77,. the ldcs' negotiating group, was formed in 1964 at the first UNCTAD Conference. The...

1 January 1980