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Impact of Remittances on the Trade Balance in the Countries of the South Asian Region

Shah I.A., Nengroo T.A.

Volume 16, Issue 1, 2023

Shah I.A., Nengroo T.A. (2023). Impact of remittances on the trade balance in the countries of the South Asian region. Economic and Social Changes: Facts, Trends, Forecast, 16(1), 241–252. DOI: 10.15838/esc.2023.1.85.13

DOI: 10.15838/esc.2023.1.85.13

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