Decision criteria for foreign direct investment in Latin America
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Published by Council of the Americas in [New York] .
Written in English


  • Investments, American -- Latin America,
  • International business enterprises,
  • Corporations, American

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Jack N. Behrman.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 89 p.
Number of Pages89
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13576798M
LC Control Number74075185

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