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East-West Financial Relations


  • Page extent: 144 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 0.39 kg

Library of Congress

  • Dewey number: 336.3/435/0947
  • Dewey version: 20
  • LC Classification: HJ8615 .Z573 1991
  • LC Subject headings:
    • Debts, External--Europe, Eastern
    • East-West trade
    • Foreign exchange--Europe, Eastern

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 (ISBN-13: 9780521395304 | ISBN-10: 0521395305)

DOI: 10.2277/0521395305

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In this book, Iliana Zloch-Christy analyses the problems of Eastern Europe's convertible currency external debt situation and its impact on the financing of East-West trade in the late 1980s and early 1990s. This book, published in 1991, is a continuation of Dr Zloch Christy's Debt Problems of Eastern Europe (1987) and is the first study of the complexities of East-West trade and finance in this period. The author addresses four main issues. First, she examines market-oriented reforms in Eastern Europe's economic system and the changes that took place in East-West political relations. Dr Zloch-Christy then assesses whether convertible currency debt problems are an inherent part of the economic development of Eastern Europe, and if the problems are region-wide, and she discusses the strategies adopted to deal with them. She continues by exploring the extent to which the problems which arose from indebtedness affected the financing of East-West trade. Finally, the author assesses medium- and long-term debt prospects at this time, both for Eastern Europe as a whole and for each country within the CMEA.


List of figures; List of tables; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Eastern Europe in a time of change; 2. The Eastern European external debt situation; 3. The financing of East-West trade; 4. Medium- and long-term debt prospects in Eastern Europe; Conclusion; Epilogue; Notes; References; Index.

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