Purchasing Power Parities and Real Expenditures 2007

Publication | December 2007
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This publication presents the final results on estimates of purchasing power parities of currencies of 23 participating economies, thus, increasing the coverage of the 2005 International Comparison Program.

This publication presents the final results on estimates of purchasing power parities of currencies of participating economies. These include estimates of "real" gross domestic product (GDP) and its major components, namely, household consumption, government consumption, gross capital formation, and net external trade. The final phase of the 2005 global International Comparison Program (ICP) will integrate results from Asia and the Pacific with results from the other five regions: Africa, Commonwealth of Independent States, Latin America, Western Asia, and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and Eurostat "region."

The participating economies include 21 developing member countries of ADB—Bangladesh; Bhutan; Brunei Darussalam; Cambodia; People’s Republic of China; Fiji Islands; Hong Kong, China; India; Indonesia; Lao People’s Democratic Republic; Malaysia; Maldives; Mongolia; Nepal; Pakistan; Philippines; Singapore; Sri Lanka; Taipei,China; Thailand; and Viet Nam—and, at their request to participate, the Islamic Republic of Iran and Macao, China.

Contents

  • Introduction: Role and History of the Internal Comparison Program
  • Overview of Methodology and Summary of Results
  • Governance, Organization, and Methodology for ICP in Asia and the Pacific
  • Regional Program Implementation
  • Appendixes
  • Glossary

Additional Details

Type
Series
Subjects
  • Economics
  • Finance sector development
  • Poverty
SKU
  • 120107
ISBN
  • 978-971-561-640-9 (Print)

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