The Caribbean Basin and the changing world economic structure

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  • Caribbean Area,
  • Europe,
  • Caribbean Area.


  • Petroleum industry and trade -- Caribbean Area.,
  • Bauxite mines and mining -- Caribbean Area.,
  • Caribbean Area -- Economic conditions -- 1945-,
  • Europe -- Foreign economic relations -- Caribbean Area.,
  • Caribbean Area -- Foreign economic relations -- Europe.

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Statementedited by Henk E. Chin.
ContributionsChin, H. E.
LC ClassificationsHC151 .C26 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination194 p. ;
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2429143M
ISBN 109001186300
LC Control Number87117415

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The trade programs known collectively as the Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI) remain important elements of U.S. economic relations with our neighbors in the Caribbean. The CBI is intended to facilitate the development of stable Caribbean Basin economies by providing beneficiary countries with duty-free access to the U.S.

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And intra-Caribbean diversity was addressed in the plantation models. Best-Levitt saw regional integration as a complement to changing internal structures of production and accumulation.

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Theorizing about Caribbean development emerged then in the context of the transition of these countries from colonies to independent states. Poor socio-economic conditions. This collection of essays explores the inter-imperial connections between British, Spanish, Dutch, and French Caribbean colonies, and the 'Old World' countries which founded them.

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[Ken I Boodhoo; University of the West Indies (Saint Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago). Institute of International Relations.;]. The aim of this chapter is to identify the historical roots of the differences and similarities which we can perceive today, between Central America and the insular Caribbean on the one hand, that is between the different cultural universes which make up the countries of the Caribbean Basin which we are studying — Hispanic, Francophile and.

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The political economy of the Caribbean basin: December 2, [Kenneth W Dam; United States. Department of State. Office of. reports in odd-numbered years to the Congress and the President on the economic impact of the act on U.S.

industries and consumers and on the economy of beneficiary Caribbean Basin countries. This report constitutes the Commission’s report for CBERA was originally enacted on August 5, (Public Law97 Stat.Download. This new book, written by energy and transportation specialists from the Jean Monnet Network on Atlantic Studies, explores the nexus between energy and transportation in each of the major continental zones of the Atlantic Basin (Africa, Latin America, Europe and North America) and in the maritime realm of the Atlantic Ocean.

plans to help alleviate economic and political problems have fallen short and today, many countries are facing a reverse economic spiral which threatens to undo the gains of the past two decades.

Honduras, one of the poorest countries in the Caribbean Basin, is one such country, struggling with a weak economy. The Effects of the Caribbean Basin Initiative on Jamaica's Trade Arlene Hendricks world market which is constantly changing the profitability ofthe productive sectors oftheir.

economies, 2) the attempts oftheir governments to cope with those fluctuations and, 3) the one ofwhich was the world economic situation ofthe s. Itwas further. The Caribbean generally taken to mean all the island states and dependent territories in the Caribbean Sea, from the Bahamas in the North to Barbados in the east and Trinidad in the South.

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