Improving U.S. competitiveness
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Improving U.S. competitiveness proceedings of a conference held at the Department of Commerce ... September 22, 1987

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Other titlesImproving US competitiveness.
StatementMichael R. Czinkota, conference chairman ; United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, Trade Development, Trade Information & Analysis.
ContributionsCzinkota, Michael R., United States. International Trade Administration. Office of Trade Information and Analysis.
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Paginationiii, 165 p. :
Number of Pages165
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Open LibraryOL18050876M

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