Opportunities for trade and investment expansion for Sri Lanka under SAPTA and SAFTA
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Opportunities for trade and investment expansion for Sri Lanka under SAPTA and SAFTA papers and proceedings of the workshop held in Colombo on 29th August 1997

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Published by Friedrich Ebert Stiftung in Colombo .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • South Asia,
  • South Asia.

Subjects:

  • Free trade -- South Asia.,
  • Investments -- South Asia.,
  • South Asia -- Economic policy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementeditor, S.S. Colombage.
SeriesFES publication ;, 30
ContributionsColombage, S. S., Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (Sri Lanka), Coalition for Action on South Asian Cooperation (Sri Lanka National Chapter)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC430.6 .O66 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 58 p. ;
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL158648M
ISBN 109556070249
LC Control Number99934321
OCLC/WorldCa41532483

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