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Countertrade or international barter has enjoyed a flourish of activity during the 1980s. Some authors have suggested that countertrade is an effective development tool for third world countries and indeed represents the beginning of a rearrangement of the international economic order in favor of lesser developed. countries....On the other hand, others have suggested that countertrade is an aberration reflecting a misguided understanding of international trade and finance by LDC policymakers.
This article was originally published in The South East Asian Economic Review.
Rieber, William, "Aspects of Countertrade and Development" (1988). Scholarship and Professional Work - Business. 18.