Statistical edition. It provides the most popular macroeconomic indicators: GDP, GDP per capita, PPP and the average annual rate of national currencies to the dollar, purchasing power parities and average exchange rates to the dollar, the ratio between the courses and PPP. Used for the calculation of the primary information annually replenished database World Bank Group, «World Development Indicators» and и IMF «World Economic Outlook» Database.
We decided to publish on our website data on key indicators of the world economy by the end of 2012, 2013, and so on, prepared by the head of the sector of the world economy forecasting IMEMO G. Machavariani. These numbers are for the year 2012 are relevant to early autumn of 2014, when data are available for 2013, etc. These tables are part of the great stuff that we publish annually in the institute's publication "The Year of the planet." However, this yearbook is available to a limited circle of readers and malodostupen even for employees of our institute.
However, reliable information on the basic parameters of the global economy does not belong to the category of well-known, although data on the economy of the leading countries of the world are constantly approached numerous writers and commentators. In most publications and reports provides information that little untrue. Often on the basis of incorrect information such crucial decisions.
In this paper we present the most popular, in our view, macroeconomic indicators: GDP, GDP per capita, PPP and the average annual rate of national currencies to the dollar, purchasing power parities and average exchange rates to the dollar, the relations between courses and PPP.
To calculate these indices , we use information from primary replenished annually in July database World Bank Group, «World Development Indicators».
We will try to prepare a similar publication in the autumn of each year , to make the figures contained therein available for colleagues from IMEMO and for all visitors IMEMO.