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Significant differences in GAAP in Canada, Chile, Mexico and the United States an analysis of accounting pronouncements as of June 1998

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Published by CICA in Toronto .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Accounting -- Standards -- North America.,
  • Accounting -- Standards -- Chile.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementthe Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants ... [et al.].
ContributionsCanadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHF5616.N6 F563 1998
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18552218M
ISBN 100888005492

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