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Published by Foundation for Global Dialogue, Trade and Industrial Policy Secretariat in Braamfontein, South Africa, Wits .
Written in English



  • South Africa


  • Industrial policy -- Environmental aspects -- South Africa -- Congresses.,
  • Environmental policy -- South Africa -- Congresses.,
  • International trade -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses.,
  • South Africa -- Commercial policy -- Congresses.

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Statementorganised by the Foundation for Global Dialogue and the Trade and Industrial Policy Secretariat in conjunction with the Departments of Trade and Industry, Foreign Affairs, and Environmental Affairs and Tourism.
ContributionsFoundation for Global Dialogue., South Africa. Trade and Industrial Policy Secretariat.
LC ClassificationsHF1613.4 .T69 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination98 p. ;
Number of Pages98
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL449203M
ISBN 101919697241
LC Control Number98163158

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