OECD Conference Proceedings
Agricultural Finance and Credit Infrastructure in Transition Economies: Proceedings of OECD Expert Meeting, Moscow, February 1999


Agricultural Finance and Credit Infrastructure in Transition Economies
How to develop an effective and sustainable agricultural and rural finance system in a climate of accumulated debts, insolvency of the majority of agricultural enterprises, low profitability of agricultural production, and an unstable macro-economic situation - How to create a banking system that services agriculture and is adapted to diverse farm structures - How to introduce alternative financial and credit institutions and mechanisms - How to establish contractual arrangements between primary agriculture and the up- and downstream sectors - What should be the role of governments in establishing such systems? These are some of the issues addressed in the proceedings of the OECD expert meeting: "Agricultural Finance and Credit Infrastructure in Transition Economies", held in Moscow in February 1999. The meeting brought together over 200 policy-makers, government officials, independent experts, and academicians from 33 countries and four international financial institutions.

OECD Code 141999051P1     ISBN 92-64-17069-3
Language: English     Medium Paperback
Pub Date: Jul-1999     No. Pages 400      No. Tables 60     No. Charts 17
Cost: FF 500.00 / US$ 87.00 / DM 149 / £ 53.00 / ¥ 10,100

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