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Thus, increased manufacturing output, especially for the non-regional export market, became a goal of the PNM (GOTT Annual Budget Speech, 1986). In light of this, the Industrial Development Corporation was to be reorganized and strengthened along the lines suggested by the 1985 Scotland Committee report, a new Export Development Corporation (EDC) was created in 1984, and the services of a Trade Facilitation Advisor were contracted through the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The RobinsonlNAR government took office in 1986, at a time of economic crisis in T&T.

5 per cent in the late 1960s, more than 50 per cent of all the country's export merchandise trade originated from this sector. Moreover, in the 1960s, this sector contributed 22 per cent to GDP, and accounted for a significant proportion of central government revenues (GOTT Annual Budget Speeches 1966 and 1967). With its 25 per cent contribution to gross capital formation in the late 1960s, petroleum was by far the most important sector of the 28 Chapter 2 economy (CSO The National Income o/Trinidad and Tobago 1966-85, 1987: 166).

Nonetheless, the following independent factors are recognized as being important: ownership patterns, the management style of controlling companies, the nature of technology used in this sector, the geo-politics and geo-economics of the sector, its capital intensity, and the current world market prices of the product exported, together with the extent of value-added. , the articulation and realization of economic change goals. Against this background, it should be noted that, while Jamaica was the world's largest producer of bauxite in the 1960s, this sector was still 100 per cent foreign-owned in the early 1970s (Stephens & Stephens 1986).

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