developing countries


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developing countries,

n.pl the countries in transition from an agrarian economy to a manufacturing- and technology-based economy.
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The increase in the absolute numbers of young workers in developing countries can seem overwhelming.
Many developing countries that aligned themselves with Brazil and India at Cancun now appear to be reassessing whether the tactics and positions they adopted there serve their best interests.
The one victory of the developing countries was the elimination of a disease list--which would have banned all pharmaceutical exports of generic copies of patented drugs for any disease except AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, and a short list of others, mostly tropical infections that are not commercially important in rich countries.
What happens over the next 20 years in the developing countries will tell us what the total numbers are really going to be," Haub says.
With increasing demand and changes in the retail sector, developing countries will largely account for future growth in high-value food sales.
the CE Mark in Europe) by the developed world have prevented many developing countries from fully participating in the global economy.
clarifying the WTO rules applicable to regional trade agreements when these involve developing countries.
The topics of discussion included the management of otorrhea following the insertion of tympanostomy tubes, CSOM in indigenous communities and developing countries, CSOM in adulthood, otitis externa, and the management of cerumen.
In the past few decades, foreign investments from developing countries have grown both in absolute terms and as a share of total global investments (United Nations 1993).
And with 20 percent of international travelers headed for their shores, developing countries have grown increasingly dependent on tourist dollars.
Multinational Monitor: On agriculture, it seemed that the United States in particular was pushing for some kind of statement to push the negotiations forward; the European Union and Japan were resistant; and the developing countries had a third position.

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