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Table 4 Growth rates and openness

From: The demand for military spending in Latin American countries

  GDP growth rate (%) Openness (imports + exports as % of GDP)
Average Max Min Average Max Min
Dominican Republic 5.2 18.2 − 12.5 60.4 86.5 32.7
El Salvador 2.5 7.5 − 11.8 61.0 76.6 36.9
Guatemala 3.9 9.5 − 3.5 45.4 69.5 24.9
Mexico 4.1 11.9 − 5.8 35.8 72.8 15.9
Argentina 2.7 12.7 − 10.9 20.4 41.8 10.3
Bolivia 3.1 8.0 − 12.2 53.1 85.3 31.3
Brazil 4.3 14.0 − 4.4 19.0 29.7 9.1
Chile 4.3 12.3 − 11.4 50.6 81.0 23.1
Colombia 4.3 8.5 − 4.2 31.6 39.0 21.8
Ecuador 4.0 14.0 − 4.7 41.6 68.1 19.3
Peru 3.8 12.3 − 12.3 38.3 58.4 22.5
Venezuela 2.7 18.3 − 8.9 47.6 60.1 30.7