Tuesday July 28, 2015

Interconnected economies: benefiting from Global Value Chains is a 2013 publication by the OECD.

This book examines how global value chains have evolved and the policy challenges they have created.

(Source: OECD)

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Wednesday July 15, 2015

Purchasing power parities and real expenditures is a 2011 report, published by the Asian Development Bank.

This publication presents the 2011 Asia and the Pacific regional PPPs and summary results of real GDP and its major components for the 23 participating economies.

It presents the results of purchasing power parities (PPPs) in the 2011 International Comparison Program in Asia and the Pacific and background information on the concepts that underpin the results. The PPPs are disaggregated by major economic aggregates that enable robust cross-country comparisons.

It includes variables such as per capita real gross domestic product, real per capital actual final consumption expenditure for measures of economic well-being, gross fixed capital formation reflecting investment, and price level indexes showing relative cost of living by economy.

(Source: ADB)

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Friday July 10, 2015

According to Statistics Canada, Canada's exports declined 0.6% in May while imports edged up 0.2%. Export volumes decreased 2.5% and prices increased 1.9%. Meanwhile, import volumes were up 0.3% and prices edged down 0.1%.

As a result, Canada's merchandise trade deficit with the world widened from $3.0 billion in April to $3.3 billion in May.

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(Source: CTV)

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