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alt DATA ON GDP AND ECONOMIC INFORMATION

 

Central bank

Bank for International Settlements

International Reserves

IMF | World Bank

Gross Domestic Product - GDP

International Monetary Fund (IMF) - World Economic Outlook April 2014

GDP (Purchasing Power Parity)

International Monetary Fund (IMF) - World Economic Outlook April 2014

Real GDP growth

International Monetary Fund (IMF) - World Economic Outlook April 2014

GDP per capita - current prices

International Monetary Fund (IMF) - World Economic Outlook April 2014

GDP per capita - PPP

International Monetary Fund (IMF) - World Economic Outlook April 2014

GDP (PPP) - share of world total

International Monetary Fund (IMF) - World Economic Outlook April 2014

GDP - composition by sector

CIA - World Fact Book

Gross domestic expenditure on R&D ( % of GDP )

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Inflation

International Monetary Fund (IMF) - World Economic Outlook April 2014

Unemployment rate

International Monetary Fund (IMF) - World Economic Outlook April 2014

Household saving rates

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Public debt ( % of GDP )

International Monetary Fund (IMF) - World Economic Outlook April 2014

Public deficit (General government net lending/borrowing as a % of GDP)

International Monetary Fund (IMF) - World Economic Outlook April 2014

Government bond ratings

Standard & Poor's | Moody's

Market value of publicly traded shares

World Bank - World Development Indicators (WDI)

Largest companies in the United States

Forbes Global 2000

alt DATA ON TRADE AND COMPETITIVENESS
Current account balance

International Monetary Fund (IMF) - World Economic Outlook April 2014

Current account balance by percentage of GDP

International Monetary Fund (IMF) - World Economic Outlook April 2014

Exports as percent of GDP
(Exports of goods and services)

World Bank

Shares in world total merchandising export

WTO - Trade Profiles

Shares in world total commercial services export

WTO - Trade Profiles

Total exports

CIA - World Fact Book

Export commodities

CIA - World Fact Book

Total imports

CIA - World Fact Book

Import commodities

CIA - World Fact Book

Exports - major partners

CIA - World Fact Book

Imports - major partners

CIA - World Fact Book

Inward FDI flows by host economy

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) - World Investment Report 2014

Outward FDI flows by host economy

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) - World Investment Report 2014

Value of cross-border M&A, by country of purchaser

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) - World Investment Report 2014

Cross-border M&A deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2007

( Acquiring company, Acquired company, Country of the acquired company, Value of the deal )

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) - World Investment Report 2014

Best countries for doing business

(ranking by country on a basis of 181, the first is the best)

World Bank - Doing Business

Global competitiveness ranking
(ranking by country on a basis of 142, the first is the best)

World Economic Forum

Economic freedom index

The Heritage Foundation

alt COUNTRY AND POPULATION OVERVIEW
Time zone

CIA - World Fact Book

Total area

CIA - World Fact Book

Capital

CIA - World Fact Book

Currency

CIA - World Fact Book

Government type

CIA - World Fact Book

Languages

CIA - World Fact Book

Religions

CIA - World Fact Book

Total population

IMF World Economic Outlook, April 2014

Urban population as % of total population

World Bank - World Development Indicators (WDI)

Population median age

CIA - World Fact Book 

Population growth rate

CIA - World Fact Book

Life expectancy

CIA - World Fact Book

Adult literacy

CIA - World Fact Book

% of population living on less than $2 a day

World Bank - World Development Indicators (WDI)

Inequality of wealth distribution (Gini index)

World Bank - World Development Indicators (WDI)

Freedom House rating

Freedom House

Total telephone subscribers as % of population

UN - International Telecommunication Union (ITU) - Indicators 2014

 

Internet users as % of total population

UN - International Telecommunication Union (ITU) - Indicators 2014

Cost of living index

( ranking by city on a basis of 214; the 1st is the most expensive and the 214th is the least expensive )

Cost Of Living - Mercer Index

CO2 emissions

World Bank - World Development Indicators (WDI)