|Series||Product and market development|
|Contributions||International Trade Centre UNCTAD/WTO.|
|LC Classifications||HD9910.4 .H96 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 55 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||55|
|LC Control Number||99491505|
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