gdr ; collapse ; eco problems ; relations with west

by '89 what kinds of countries made up majority GDR exports and imports?
non-socialist
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GDR / FRG eco relations grew thru '70s but maily one way traffic bc GDR?
borrowed heavily to finance increasing consumer goods imports / covered expensive welfare costs
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by '89 what % GDR trade was with FRG?
20%
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with whom GDR had special interest tha tavoided?
tariffs / quotas
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while providint what kind of credit?
interest-free
5 of 18
huge charges made for what kind of transit?
thry GDR to wberlin
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FRG bought freedom of around how many dissidents?
34,000
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usually who?
those whose family were caught trying to flee
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this first started in which year?
'63
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with cash-payment for so-called?
'enemies of socialism'
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but grew through period and payment was?
whatever product was in short supply
11 of 18
est through this scheme FRG paid up to how much to GDR?
DM3bn
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FRG offered little life support to GDR by offering
manage levels of det
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also raised political assoumption about FRG that?
maybe not as dangerous as erry1 told they were
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feeling fostered further after what event in '87?
honecker visited west germany
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GDR unlike other ebloc able survive in relative prosperity which could be argued enabled?
regime to mntn legitimacy
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in ;ate '89 SED requested new how much loan from FRG?
dm1bn
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though subsequent political collapse meant?
west lost interest in favour of reunification plans
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