Economic Commission for Latin America


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the commission of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations that is concerned with economic development in Latin America

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Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, ECLAC, (1999) states that FDI has become one of the most important components in the globalization process of the international economy, and describes how a combination of factors determine where FDI flows to.
Citing the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), IPS said that in El Salvador remittances were estimated to be more than foreign direct investment into the country, and equivalent to over 50 percent of exports.
At current market prices, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) estimated the Latin American GDP per-capita for 2000 to be $3,919; and with $4,155 Costa Rica does not fall below the regional average.
This issue of the journal celebrates 20 years of the Latin American and Caribbean Women's Health Network and includes articles emanating from a Network meeting in Chile in 2004 to prepare for the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) to consider the region's progress in implementing the ICPD Programme of Action.
Latin America and the Caribbean: According to a recent report from the United Nations' Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), foreign direct investment (FDI) in the region grew 44% to $56.
The UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has released its Preliminary Overview of the Economies of Latin America and the Caribbean for 2003.
Some assistance has been given to the region by the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean.
Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), currently at its Environment and Human Settlements Division in Santiago, Chile.
Among the main institutions being approached to finance the project are the Inter-American Development Bank, the Central American Bank for Integration and the Economic Commission for Latin America.
And figures compiled by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean show that the proportion of Latin Americans living in poverty decreased from 41 percent in 1990 to 36 percent in 1997.
The dialogue is organised by the European Commission (acting within the Synergy programme for international energy cooperation), the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America, the European Parliament, the Economic and Social Committee and the European Energy Foundation.
Latin-American interpretations of Marxism, the role of the Economic Commission for Latin America, and the ideas of the Argentinian Raul Prebisch are all analysed in comprehensive depth, leading to a discussion of the rise of neo-liberalism in the concluding pages of the chapter.
The primary figure is the Argentine, Raul Prebsich, and attention is given to the institution that he made famous, the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America.
In September 1996, an initial preparatory mission traveled to Washington to present the Conference to representatives from the Organization of American States, the Inter-American Development Bank, and the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean.
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