Advantages and disadvantages of Ostpolitik

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Advantages of Ostpolitik


Living standards raised.

More items such as phones available.

Increased dependence on FRG.

Overcame shortages of goods. 

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Disadvantages of Ostpolitik

Increased dependence on FRG

Reckless borrowing 

8% of all foreign trade.

SED had less control o ver affairs

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