76 страниц. 2011 год. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing A strong and performing external sector is found in most country experiences to be the companion of a growing economy. Exports of goods and services represent one of the most important sources of foreign exchange income that ease the pressure on the balance of payments and create employment opportunities. Ideally, exports activities stimulate growth in a number of ways including production and demand linkages, economies of scale due to larger international markets, increased efficiency, adoption of superior technologies embodied in foreign-produced capital goods, learning effects and improvement of human resources, increased productivity through specialization and creation of employment.