Friday, August 07, 2009

"I spend an enormous amount of money protecting myself against evil." - Bill O'Rielly

This entry records a country's net trade in goods and services, plus net earnings from rents, interest, profits, and dividends, and net transfer payments (such as pension funds and worker remittances) to and from the rest of the world during the period specified. These figures are calculated on an exchange rate basis, i.e., not in purchasing power parity (PPP) terms.

Central Intelligence Agency | The World Factbook
Photo by Norman Parkinson, American Vogue November 1956

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