Trade, Industrialization, and Integration in Twentieth-Century Central America


The book expresses the views of the contributors about the present and future of Central America. Only by becoming more efficient in productivity, or by exporting non-traditional products, can this region meet the challenge ahead. Central American countries are accepting the challenge by diversifying their economies and accepting the advice of the world in terms of privatization, freedom of trade, capital, and free movement of labor. Central America needs a market for all of its products, and understanding for its new economic structure.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Irma T. De Alonso
  • Francisco E. Thoumi
  • Patrick C. Flower
  • Walton T. Wilford
  • Raul Moncarz
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1994


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