TITLE

A question of economics

AUTHOR(S)
Emmott, Robin
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);9/01/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 35, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with the plans to expand the Panama Canal as of September 2003. Cost of expanding the canal; Capacity of the canal; Economic significance of the expansion; Obstacles to the plans; Organizations willing to fund for the project.
ACCESSION #
10755265

 

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