gdr ; collapse ; eco problems ; poor quality consumer / goods

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what focus est trend of consumer goods neglect?
ehavy infustry
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in '70s honecker ordered industrial factories t oensure what % output consumer goods?
5%
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led to production of?
poor-quality goods and consumer discontent
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some goods shortfall made up in?
private sector
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which grew slightly in what year?
'85
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though these private craftsmen made up what % net national product?
2.8%
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included manufacture of?
spare car parts / fridges / tvs
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population had difficulty obtainingwhat kinds of basic goods?
bread / meat / butter
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but often had to spend considerable amount of time?
shopping for them
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what was the joke about queues?
people would go in for shoes and come out with a tie
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widespread culture of families and friends doing what?
informally exchanging goods (like on build-a-bearville when u had to do those trades)
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undease baout economic ability of the country reflected on growth of?
secondary economy
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more illegal activities involved what t get desired itme / service?
various tips / bribes
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prodcts in short supply became known as?
duck goods
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why?
found below the counter
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essential items could be obtained but this wasn't always the same ofr?
high-quality less essential items
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why were even high-quality goods made in the GDR hard to purchase like camerss?
bc they were usualy produced for export
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GDR acutely conscious about what about quality?
better than other ebloc but worse than west
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when was the rock festival in the west some of the speakers @ the Reichstag turned east?
june '87
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so they could hear which singer that sings the banger modern love?
david bowie
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transference of western culture allowed contrast to become apparent and raised expectations of?
consumerist society
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