gdr ; dev state 61-85 ; extent eco-stability ; comecon membership / importance

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when did GDR become COMECON member?
'50
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and what % of trades were with ebloc / ussr?
76%
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for next two decades gdr eco-panning became intrinsically linked to comecon such as?
est. + focus on 5yps
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GDR unable to keep up with west's devs in modern tech so focused production instead on?
demands of ussr / ebloc
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supplied comecon with what @ well below world market prices?
vital tech in chemicals / microelectronics / electrical engineering
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in'70s labour shortage meant gdr did what?
broughtin workers from other socilaist countries e.g vietnam / cuba
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students from here often studied @ east german unis foten graduating in?
science / tech
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but many from outside europe suffered what in eco decline in '80s
social ineq. / hostility
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ussr accounted for what % gdr exports of plant / machinery?
45
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but why was this not v profitable for gdr?
often sold at belw market price / ussr paid in natural resources
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supplied what % gdr iron ore / oil / wood
90%
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COMECON links were of some value in what '73 event?
opec oil crisis
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when was there a 2nd opec oil price rise/
'80
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and by then soviets began to do what?
reduce GDR oil supplies
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despite?
letter from honecker begging B for oil
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GDR then began to run up national debt to?
ussr
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did COMECON membership protect them from financial woes of l8 '70s / '80s?
hardly
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by '80s GDR growing trade w/ FRG more important int erms of?
trade / agricultural production / availability of loans
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and what % of trades were with ebloc / ussr?

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GDR unable to keep up with west's devs in modern tech so focused production instead on?

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