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Debt relief for Sub-Saharan Africa hearing before the Subcommittee on International Development, Finance, Trade, and Monetary Policy of the Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, first session, October 7, 1993. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs. Subcommittee on International Development, Finance, Trade, and Monetary Policy.

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  • Africa, Sub-Saharan,
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan.


  • Debt relief -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Foreign economic relations.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsKF27 .B547 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 104 p. :
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1190683M
ISBN 10016043565X
LC Control Number94181465

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