In-depth analysis of the structure and performance of Liberia's economy in the 1960s and early 1970s; assesses balance of payments prospects and public sector finances through 1980; outlines a potential strategy based on an intensive rural and agricultural development program, mining, timber and rubber processing concessions, export diversification, equitable distribution of social and infrastructure services, increased participation of Liberians in the economy, and decentralization and improvement of public administration functions.
Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report
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Investment and Investment Climate, Construction Industry, Oil Refining & Gas Industry, Common Carriers Industry, Food & Beverage Industry, General Manufacturing, Pulp & Paper Industry, Plastics & Rubber Industry, International Trade and Trade Rules, Business Cycles and Stabilization Policies, Transport Services,
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Official version of document (may contain signatures, etc)
Liberia - Growth with development - basic economic report (Vol. 3) : Industry (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/242471468269989403/Industry