Lowest Risk Premiums On Loans By Country
Negative risk premiums on private loans in some countries indicate that private borrowers are lower risk than are government...
Power Infrastructures Most Prone To Electricity Losses By Country
Amazingly, Togo loses 87% of the electricity it produces over the course of transmission and distribution.
Countries Where Agricultural Raw Materials Comprise Large Shares Of Imports
Large agricultural sectors drive imports of seed, livestock feed, fertilizer, and similar goods into Pakistan and China.
Export Economies Driven By ICT Goods And Computer Hardware
Almost half of Hong Kong's export revenues are generated from ICT goods and hardware for use abroad.
Highest ICT Goods And Hardware Shares Of Total Imports By Country
South and East Asia is home to a thriving ICT goods import market, many of which are further processed for later export.
Highest Stock Turnover Ratios By Country
In 2015, China's domestic shares' total value exceeded their market capitalization value by almost five-fold.
Countries With The Worst Water Supply Infrastructure
With less than half of residents having access to modern water source accommodations, Equatorial Guinea, Papua New Guinea, and Angola are well behind...
Countries With The Worst Export and Income To External Debt Ratios
Short term external debt far exceeds exports and primary income values in each of these countries.
Countries Earning Large Shares Of GDP Through Natural Resource Rents
Natural resource rents contribute to more than half of the total GDP sourced from Kuwait.
Countries Where The Majority Of External Debt Is Owed To Multilateral Entities
Many countries in the developing world have seen most of their external debt owed to multilateral organizations.
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 and healthy life for...
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...
The Most Stock Driven Economies
The value of all stocks traded by Hong Kong's markets is 6.7 times larger than the country's entire 2015 GDP.