Search Results

You are looking at 1 - 3 of 3 items for :

  • "nitrogenous fertilizer plant" x
Clear All
International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

fertilizer business in India with an investment of $11.5 million to help finance an $82.5 million fertilizer plant in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, with an annual capacity of 450,000 metric tons of urea. It will be the largest nitrogenous fertilizer plant in Asia and the Far East when completed in late 1969. The plant is the first major private sector project to go forward in the current program to increase Indian fertilizer output. It will help meet India’s critical need for more fertilizer to increase domestic food production and will benefit Indian balance of payments through

International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.
This paper highlights the sources of payments problems in less developed countries. Growth in the industrial countries has a direct impact on the current account of the developing countries through its influence on both the prices and volumes of their exports. An increase in the real effective exchange rate is clearly a fundamental determinant of a deteriorating current account since, other things being equal, it tends to raise domestic demand for imports and to reduce foreign demand for exports.
International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

improve the lot of the peasant, although well meaning, were ill-managed. Land from the large states was redistributed to the farmers, but the cooperatives, which were supposed to supply the services such as fertilizer, seeds, and maintenance of the underground irrigation canals ( qanats ), formerly provided by the great landowners, were not adequately supported. Too often aid to the farmer was confused with protection of government-owned infant industry. For example, a government-owned nitrogenous fertilizer plant forced dealers and cooperatives to take their