Yugoslavia: Internal Economic Situation in Yugoslavia
1 January 1982
A file of correspondence and reports concerning the economic situation in Yugoslavia. The documents cover a meeting of American, British, French, West German, and Italian representatives in Paris to discuss Yugoslavia's current economic situation; discussions on the strategic and political importance of maintaining Yugoslavia's non-aligned status; and U.S. proposals for special financial assistance measures. Other documents in the file cover British policy towards Yugoslavia and the views of British officials on financial assistance; arguments for the refinancing or rescheduling of Yugoslav debt; discussions on the Yugoslav balance of payments in 1982; measures for the development of agriculture in Yugoslavia; the Yugoslav introduction of a new law on foreign exchange; and the interests of the U.S. Manufacturers Hanover Corporation in the provision of loans to Yugoslavia. The file also includes briefs on Yugoslavia's current financial position; possible Western strategies to aid Yugoslavia; and International Monetary Fund statistics on the country's external financing requirements.
agriculture trade united kingdom france united states of america banking currency debt repayments economic growth economic planning exchange rates interest rates international relations investments italy law loans statistics wages yugoslavia oil economic aid economics and trade international monetary fund (imf) international organisations non-aligned movement stagnation west germany international debt economic policies strategic arms limitation talks (salt) international conferences anglo-yugoslav relations british foreign policy American-Yugoslav relations letters from members of the public Yugoslav politics