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East-West Relations- The Visit Is Off, But . . .

to $ 68 billion in the following year. This relief, coming in the aftermath of five consecutive years of deterioration, has however proved to be short-lived. Since April 1984 prices have started Slipping back. In July world prices of non-oil commodities slid 0.9 per cent below the level in the corresponding month of the previous year. The largest decreases have occurred in the prices of soyabean, palm oil, copra, sugar, cocoa and tea.

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