Highest Healthcare Expenditures In The World Relative To GDP
The United States and Marshall Islands spend the highest on healthcare, illustrating the financial burden of ensuring a safe...
Top 10 Steel Producing Countries In The World
China is the biggest steel producing country, accounting for 50.3% of the world's total steel production in 2015.
Highest Real Interest Rates In The World By Country
Astounding as it may seem, Madagascar's 2015 real interest rate stood at 50%! Several countries in the Persian Gulf and Central Asia are not far...
Countries Earning The Most In Coal Rents Relative To GDP
Large differences in world market and domestic production costs for coal give South Africa and Kazakhstan major economic boosts.
Top 10 Wood Charcoal Producing Countries
Seven of the top wood charcoal producing countries are from Africa, while the others are from Asia and South America.
Top 15 Fresh Beef And Bovine Meat Exporters
The U.S., Australia, and the Netherlands each exported more than $2 Billion USD worth of fresh bovine meat in 2015.
Countries That Impose The Highest Taxes On Cigarettes
Bosnia and Herzegovina levies an 86% of tax on the cigarette price to discourage the high rates of smoking in the country.
Lowest Real Interest Rates In The World By Country
In some economic situations, it is indeed impossible to have negative real interest rates, as the Ukraine and Sierra Leone have demonstrated as of...
Most Stock Market Driven Economies In The World
The value of all stocks traded by Hong Kong's markets is 6.7 times larger than the country's entire 2015 GDP.
Lowest Stock Turnover Ratios By Country
In 2015, the Cayman Islands, Luxembourg, and Bermuda each had domestic share turnover ratios of less than 1%.
Worst Equity Growth In The Stock Market By Country
Greece, Kazakhstan, and Zambia saw their equity value decrease by almost 50% each in 2015.
Best Equity Growth Rates (S&P) In 2015 By Country
Jamaica saw the value of its S&P companies' stock equities soar by 75% in the year 2015, unmatched by any other nation.
Top 12 Frozen Beef Exporting Countries
Australia ships out around one-fifth of the world's total frozen beef and bovine meat exports.
Top 15 Live Pig Exporting Countries
Dutch and Danish farmers produce more pigs to be shipped alive to other countries than those from anywhere else.
Countries With The Worst Water Use Productivity
Some countries net only around $1 US in GDP for every cubic meter of water they use.
Top Exporters Of Rabbit, Squab, And Other Novelty Meats
New Zealand leads the way in sharing these unique protein sources with the rest of the world.
Countries With The Best External Debt To GNI Ratios
Turkmenistan's Gross National Income exceeds its short term debt balance by 200 to 1.
Top 15 Poultry Meat And Offal Exporting Countries
Brazil ships out more than one-fourth of the world's poultry meat exports, with the U.S. trailing as a distant second.
Top 20 Exporters Of Unprocessed Milk And Cream
Germany claimed around one-sixth of the export market share of unconcentrated, unsweetened milk and cream in 2015.