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Published by Pinter in London .
Written in English


  • Council for Mutual Economic Assistance,
  • East-West trade,
  • Europe, Eastern -- Economic integration,
  • Communist countries -- Economic integration

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Edition Notes

StatementWilliam V. Wallace and Roger A. Clarke
ContributionsClarke, Roger A
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 176 p. :
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14420640M
ISBN 100861875613

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Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. The Soviet Union formed the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance (Comecon) in , in part to discourage the countries of Eastern Europe from participating in the Marshall Plan and to counteract trade boycotts imposed after World War II by the United States and by Britain and other West European countries. Ostensibly, Comecon was organized. (). Comecon and the South in the years of détente: a study on East–South economic relations. European Review of History: Revue européenne d'histoire: Vol. 21, European Socialist Regimes Facing Globalisation and European Cooperation: Dilemmas and Responses, pp. . August , the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Trade suggested a partial re-evaluation of Budapest’s EEC policy. In its report, the Ministry analysed the EEC’s weight in COMECON member states’ trade: on average it was 8% of their total foreign trade, but had a 28% share in their trade with market economies. Hungary depended more on this.

  Leaders of the nation Communist trade bloc, meeting in East Berlin to seek ways to end an economic slump, voiced broadly differing views today on the importance of trade with the West. Book Comecon Foreign Trade Data Vienna Institiute for Comparative Economic Studies, () No description available Available Formats: eBook. Book Macroeconomic Management. Saunders, C. () Papers by academics and administrators from East and West are contained in this volume. Recent macroeconomic policies in the West and the East are. The International Law of Economic Statecraft in the East-West Trade Context. Karl M. Meessen. Pages About this book. Keywords. China Comecon Eastern Europe economic development European Community International Business international relations international trade Italy Japan marketing trade policy.   Other Soviet Bloc nations later joined Comecon, and for forty years it dominated the trade policies of the Soviet Bloc and profoundly influenced their domestic economic development and relations with the West. Comecon collapsed in after the countries of Eastern Europe rejected communism. It was often compared with the (West European Author: Jenny Brine.