Primary Products in Latin America

  • Roberto Junguito
  • Diego Pizano
Part of the St Antony’s / Macmillan Series book series


The aim of this chapter is to delineate priority areas for research in connection with primary products for the Latin American case. It is intended not as a technical discussion, but as a review of contributions to the academic debate, and an expression of some doubts and worries.


World Economy Latin American Country Import Price Primary Sector Buffer Stock 
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  • Roberto Junguito
  • Diego Pizano

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