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Published by United Nations in New York .
Written in English


  • Knowledge management -- Kyrgyzstan,
  • Information technology -- Economic aspects -- Kyrgyzstan,
  • Electronic commerce -- Kyrgyzstan

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Edition Notes

Other titlesKyrgyzstan :
ContributionsUnited Nations. Economic Commission for Europe
LC ClassificationsHD30.2 .T6855 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 63 p. ;
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15388937M
ISBN 109211168287

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