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Corvpuni st Econonic Aid to Non-COT?nunis >vficDf^ Countries. 1 fffa
This hankook. which is updated annually to provide data on COTmunist economic aid to Less Developed Countries (LOCs), serves as the Intelligence Community's official database on these transactions* Annual intelligence assessments on Conununist-LDC economic aid are issued separately; the assessments5 will be published in the near future. The statistics in this handbook update and supersede those in our previous publications*
Trie term Communiet countries refers to: the USSK, China, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, German Democratic Republicungary, Poland, Rcmiania, Cuba, North Korea, and Yugoslavia.
For purposes of this report, the term leas developed oountriee includes; ll countries of Africa except the Republic of South Africa;ll countries of East Asia except Bong Rong and Japan; Malta, Portugal* and Spain in all countries in the Caribbean and Latin America except Cube; and ll countries in the Kiddle East and South Asia, except Israel. Although Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam have been Communist countriesata prior to this date are included here for historical purposes. |
Assistance is considered to have been extended when accords are initialed andormal declaration of intent. Economic aid includes grants and loans; credits with repayment terms of five years or more which fit international definitions of concessional aid because of low interest rates or other soft terms are included. They are designated as "trade credits* if
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is Less thanears. Th* terms dreuingatsndefer to the delivery of goods or the use of services. (U)
- As to individual taole entries, thel refersalue of less tlA indicates an agreement was signed. Due the value was not known; two> indicate we have no information and presume the value is zero. ^|
5 the annual review of Communist military and economic aid activities were covered in4 report series. Aid and Trade Activities of Communist Countries in Less Developed Areas oi the Free world, prepared under the aegis of the SuDCCCBmittee on International Trade and Aid of the Economic Intelligence Committee, USIB. The subcommittee was abolished
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