The economic history of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia

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Belgrade danger: Privatizers on the march
By Sara Flounders, Workers World, 12 December 1996. Following daily anti-government demonstrations of tens of thousands in Belgrade and other cities, the major corporate media here have discussed the possibility of overthrowing the government of Yugoslavia.
NATO's Latest Target: Yugoslavia's Economy
By Michael Dobbs, Washington Post, Sunday 25 April 1999. As the NATO air campaign against Yugoslavia   enters its second month, allied bombing has achieved one significant result: the destruction of large chunks of the country's economic infrastructure. The economy, already reeling from the effects of eight years of international sanctions and decades of mismanagement, is being dismantled piece by piece.
Economy Will Take Ten Years to Rebuild
By Vesna Peric-Zimonjic, IPS, 21 May 1999. With NATO air strikes going on for eight straight weeks now, we will need ten years to go back to the level of March 24. Official estimates of the damage caused to the country's manufacturing facilities and infrastructure by the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) attacks.
Current Yugoslavia Economy
By Barkley Rosser, James Madison University, 2 September 1999. Resykt if some fairly extended conversations with some economists from Yugoslavia. The Yugoslav economy has been completely destroyed. Current Yugoslav GDP is about 30% of what it was in 1989.
NATO's Chemical Warfare
By Vesna Peric Zimonjic, InterPress Service, 6 April 2000. Enviornmental impact of NATO's war. Fears are growing among Serbia's public on possible health hazards because of NATO's use of depleted uranium (DU) in its air campaign against the country last year.
The cost of rebuilding Yugoslavia
BBC News Online, Friday, 6 October 2000. Years of war and sanctions have crippled Yugoslavia's economy. Experts are sceptical whether the unwieldy opposition coalition can administer the economic medicine the country needs, and whether its nationalist leader, Vojislav Kostunica, will accept the conditions that come with Western cash.
Yugo car maker up for sale
BBC News, Wednesday 1 August 2001. Workers have voted overwhelmingly to privatise what was once the biggest industrial group in the Balkans, even though it means that most of its workers will lose their jobs. The sale of the company is a key part of an IMF-sponsored privatisation and economic restructuring package.
German invasion in Yugoslavia
By Eve-Ann Prentice, The Spectator, 24 August 2002. The growing unease in Yugoslavia over a new Germanic invasion in the country. What the Austro-Hungarian empire and then the Nazis failed to win by force of arms in the first and second world wars—supremacy in the Balkans—Germany is now about to achieve by money and stealth.