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Dictionary of Asia Pacific business terms by Tan, Chwee Huat.

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Published by Singapore University Press, NUS Pub. in Singapore .
Written in English



  • Asia,
  • Pacific Area


  • Business -- Dictionaries.,
  • Asia -- Commerce -- Dictionaries.,
  • Pacific Area -- Commerce -- Dictionaries.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesAsia Pacific business terms
StatementTan Chwee Huat.
LC ClassificationsHF1001 .T25 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination488 p. ;
Number of Pages488
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3339757M
ISBN 109971692759
LC Control Number2004337145

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