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Table 1: Real GDP Growth in APEC Member Economies, 2000 - 2007
(Annual Percent Change)

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

Australia

3.4

2.1

4.1

3.0

3.8

2.8

2.8

3.9

Brunei Darussalam

2.9

2.7

3.9

2.9

0.5

0.4

5.1

0.4

Canada

5.2

1.8

2.9

1.9

3.1

3.1

2.8

2.7

Chile

4.5

3.5

2.2

4.0

6.0

5.7

4.0

5.0

China, People's Republic of

8.4

8.3

9.1

10.0

10.1

10.4

11.1

11.4

Hong Kong, China

8.0

0.5

1.8

3.0

8.5

7.1

7.0

6.3

Indonesia

5.4

3.6

4.5

4.8

5.0

5.7

5.5

6.3

Japan

2.9

0.2

0.3

1.4

2.7

1.9

2.4

2.1

Korea

8.5

3.8

7.0

3.1

4.7

4.2

5.1

5.0

Malaysia

8.7

0.5

5.4

5.8

6.8

5.0

5.9

6.3

Mexico

6.6

0.0

0.8

1.4

4.2

2.8

4.8

3.3

New Zealand

3.9

2.7

5.2

3.4

4.5

2.8

1.5

3.0

Papua New Guinea

-2.5

-0.1

-0.2

2.2

2.7

3.4

2.6

6.2

Peru

3.0

0.2

5.0

4.0

5.1

6.7

7.6

9.0

Philippines

6.0

1.8

4.4

4.9

6.4

4.9

5.4

7.3

Russia

10.0

5.1

4.7

7.3

7.2

6.4

7.4

8.1

Singapore

10.1

-2.4

4.2

3.5

9.0

7.3

8.2

7.7

Chinese Taipei

5.8

-2.2

4.6

3.5

6.2

4.2

4.9

5.7

Thailand

4.8

2.2

5.3

7.1

6.3

4.5

5.1

4.8

United States

3.7

0.8

1.6

2.5

3.6

3.1

2.9

2.2

Vietnam

6.8

6.9

7.1

7.3

7.8

8.4

8.2

8.5

Note: Local currency based.
Source: IMF, World Economic Outlook, April 2008.

 

Table 2: Inflation in APEC Member Economies, 2000 - 2007
(Annual Average Percent Change)

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

Australia

4.5

4.4

3.0

2.8

2.3

2.7

3.5

2.3

Brunei Darussalam

1.2

0.6

-2.3

0.3

0.9

1.1

0.2

0.4

Canada

2.7

2.5

2.3

2.7

1.8

2.2

2.0

2.1

Chile

3.8

3.6

2.5

2.8

1.1

3.1

3.4

4.4

China, People's Republic of

0.4

0.7

-0.8

1.2

3.9

1.8

1.5

4.8

Hong Kong, China

-3.7

-1.6

-3.0

-2.6

-0.4

0.9

2.0

2.0

Indonesia

3.8

11.5

11.8

6.8

6.1

10.5

13.1

6.4

Japan

-0.7

-0.7

-0.9

-0.3

0.0

-0.3

0.3

0.0

Korea

2.3

4.1

2.8

3.5

3.6

2.8

2.2

2.5

Malaysia

1.6

1.4

1.8

1.1

1.4

3.0

3.6

2.1

Mexico

9.5

6.4

5.0

4.5

4.7

4.0

3.6

4.0

New Zealand

2.6

2.6

2.6

1.7

2.3

3.0

3.4

2.4

Papua New Guinea

15.6

9.3

11.8

14.7

2.1

1.7

2.3

1.7

Peru

3.8

2.0

0.2

2.3

3.3

1.6

2.0

1.8

Philippines

4.0

6.8

3.0

3.5

6.0

7.7

6.2

2.8

Russia

20.8

21.5

15.8

13.7

10.9

12.7

9.7

9.0

Singapore

1.3

1.0

-0.4

0.5

1.7

0.5

1.0

2.1

Chinese Taipei

1.3

0.0

-0.2

-0.3

1.6

2.3

0.6

1.8

Thailand

1.6

1.7

0.6

1.8

2.8

4.5

4.6

2.2

United States

3.4

2.8

1.6

2.3

2.7

3.4

3.2

2.9

Vietnam

-1.6

-0.4

4.0

3.2

7.7

8.3

7.5

8.3

Note: Consumer price index based.
Source: IMF, World Economic Outlook, April 2008.

 

Table 3: Government Balance in APEC Member Economies, 2000 - 2007 (Percent of GDP)

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

Australia

1.7

0.8

1.0

1.6

2.0

2.4

1.6

0.9

Brunei Darussalam

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Canada

2.9

0.7

-0.1

-0.1

0.8

1.6

1.0

1.0

Chile

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

China, People's Republic of

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Hong Kong, China

-0.6

-4.9

-4.8

-3.3

1.7

1.0

4.0

7.2

Indonesia

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Japan

-7.6

-6.3

-8.0

-8.0

-6.2

-5.0

-3.8

-3.4

Korea

1.1

0.6

2.3

2.7

2.2

1.9

1.8

2.7

Malaysia

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Mexico

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

New Zealand

1.2

1.6

1.7

3.4

4.6

5.7

5.3

3.5

Papua New Guinea

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Peru

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Philippines

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Russia

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Singapore

7.9

4.8

4.0

5.7

6.0

7.6

7.6

9.1

Chinese Taipei

-4.5

-6.4

-4.2

-2.7

-2.8

-0.6

-0.6

0.9

Thailand

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

United States

1.6

-0.4

-3.8

-4.8

-4.4

-3.6

-2.6

-2.5

Vietnam

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Notes: Government balance is revenue minus expenditure plus balance of state-owned enterprises, excluding privatization receipts.
           '-' Not available.
Source: IMF, World Economic Outlook, April 2008.

 

Table 4: Current Account Balance in APEC Member Economies, 2000 - 2007 (Percent of GDP)

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

Australia

-3.8

-2.0

-3.8

-5.4

-6.0

-5.8

-5.5

-6.2

Brunei Darussalam

50.0

48.4

41.2

47.7

48.6

52.8

55.9

57.3

Canada

2.7

2.3

1.7

1.2

2.3

2.0

1.6

0.9

Chile

-1.2

-1.6

-0.9

-1.1

2.2

1.1

3.6

3.7

China, People's Republic of

1.7

1.3

2.4

2.8

3.6

7.2

9.4

11.1

Hong Kong, China

4.1

5.9

7.6

10.4

9.5

11.4

12.1

12.3

Indonesia

4.8

4.3

4.0

3.5

0.6

0.1

3.0

2.5

Japan

2.6

2.1

2.9

3.2

3.7

3.6

3.9

4.9

Korea

2.4

1.7

1.0

2.0

4.1

1.9

0.6

0.6

Malaysia

9.0

7.9

8.0

12.0

11.9

14.6

16.2

14.0

Mexico

-3.2

-2.8

-2.2

-1.3

-1.0

-0.7

-0.3

-0.8

New Zealand

-5.1

-2.8

-3.9

-4.3

-6.4

-8.5

-8.6

-8.1

Papua New Guinea

8.5

6.5

-1.0

4.5

2.2

4.2

2.9

4.3

Peru

-2.8

-2.1

-1.9

-1.5

0.0

1.4

2.8

1.6

Philippines

-2.9

-2.4

-0.4

0.4

1.9

2.0

4.5

4.4

Russia

18.0

11.1

8.4

8.2

10.1

11.0

9.5

5.9

Singapore

11.6

12.5

12.6

23.2

16.7

18.6

21.8

24.3

Chinese Taipei

2.8

6.3

8.6

9.6

5.6

4.5

6.7

8.3

Thailand

7.6

4.4

3.7

3.4

1.7

-4.3

1.1

6.1

United States

-4.3

-3.8

-4.4

-4.8

-5.5

-6.1

-6.2

-5.3

Vietnam

3.5

2.1

-1.7

-4.9

-3.5

-1.1

-0.4

-9.6

Source: IMF, World Economic Outlook, April 2008

 

Table 5: Short-Term Interest Rates in APEC Member Economies, 2000 - 2007 (Percent per Annum)

 

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

Australia

5.90

5.06

4.55

4.81

5.25

5.46

5.81

6.39

Brunei Darussalam

5.50

5.50

5.50

5.50

5.50

5.50

5.50

-

Canada

5.52

4.11

2.45

2.93

2.25

2.66

4.02

4.34

Chile

10.09

6.81

4.08

2.72

1.88

3.48

5.02

5.36

China, People's Republic of

5.85

5.85

5.31

5.31

5.58

5.58

6.12

-

Hong Kong, China

7.13

2.69

1.50

0.07

0.13

4.25

3.94

1.88

Indonesia

10.32

15.03

13.54

7.76

5.38

6.78

9.18

6.02

Japan

0.11

0.06

0.01

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.13

0.47

Korea

5.16

4.69

4.21

4.00

3.65

3.33

4.19

4.77

Malaysia

2.66

2.79

2.73

2.74

2.70

2.72

3.38

3.50

Mexico

16.96

12.89

8.17

6.83

7.15

9.59

7.51

7.66

New Zealand

6.12

5.76

5.40

5.33

5.77

6.76

7.30

7.93

Papua New Guinea

9.54

11.05

9.11

13.58

7.79

4.36

3.29

3.00

Peru

11.41

3.15

3.80

2.51

3.00

3.34

4.51

4.99

Philippines

10.84

9.75

7.15

6.97

7.05

7.31

7.84

7.02

Russia

7.14

10.10

8.19

3.77

3.33

2.68

3.43

4.43

Singapore

2.57

1.99

0.96

0.74

1.04

2.28

3.46

2.72

Chinese Taipei

4.63

2.13

1.63

1.38

1.75

2.25

2.75

3.38

Thailand

1.95

2.00

1.76

1.31

1.23

2.62

4.64

3.75

United States

6.24

3.89

1.67

1.13

1.35

3.21

4.96

5.02

Vietnam

5.42

5.49

5.92

5.83

-

6.13

4.73

-

Notes:

  • Money market rates unless otherwise noted.
  • '-' Not available.
  • Brunei Darussalam and China: Lending rate.
  • Chinese Taipei: Rediscount rate (end of period).
  • Vietnam: Treasury bill rate.

Sources: IMF, International Financial Statistics, April 2008.
              Data for Chinese Taipei are provided by Council for Economic Planning and Development, Chinese Taipei.

 

Table 6: Nominal Exchange Rate, National Currency per USD in APEC Member Economies, 2000 - 2007 (Annual Average)

 

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

Australia

1.72

1.93

1.84

1.53

1.36

1.31

1.33

1.19

Brunei Darussalam

1.72

1.79

1.79

1.74

1.69

1.66

1.59

1.51

Canada

1.49

1.55

1.57

1.40

1.30

1.21

1.13

1.07

Chile

539.6

634.9

688.9

691.4

609.5

559.8

530.3

522.5

China, People's Republic of

8.28

8.28

8.28

8.28

8.28

8.19

7.97

7.61

Hong Kong, China

7.79

7.80

7.80

7.79

7.79

7.78

7.77

7.80

Indonesia

8,421.8

10,260.9

9,311.2

8,577.1

8,938.9

9,704.7

9,159.3

9,143.4

Japan

107.8

121.5

125.4

115.9

108.2

110.2

116.3

117.8

Korea

1,131.0

1,291.0

1,251.1

1,191.6

1,145.3

1,024.1

954.8

929.3

Malaysia

3.80

3.80

3.80

3.80

3.80

3.79

3.67

3.44

Mexico

9.46

9.34

9.66

10.79

11.29

10.90

10.90

10.93

New Zealand

2.19

2.38

2.15

1.72

1.51

1.42

1.54

1.36

Papua New Guinea

2.76

3.37

3.89

3.55

3.22

3.10

3.06

2.96

Peru

3.49

3.51

3.52

3.48

3.41

3.30

3.27

3.13

Philippines

44.19

50.99

51.60

54.20

56.04

55.09

51.31

46.15

Russia

28.13

29.17

31.35

30.69

28.81

28.28

27.19

25.58

Singapore

1.72

1.79

1.79

1.74

1.69

1.66

1.59

1.51

Chinese Taipei

31.23

33.80

34.58

34.42

33.42

32.17

32.53

32.84

Thailand

40.11

44.43

42.96

41.49

40.22

40.22

37.88

34.52

United States

1.00

1.00

1.00

1.00

1.00

1.00

1.00

1.00

Vietnam

14,168

14,725

15,280

15,510

-

15,859

15,994

-

Notes: '-' Not available.
Sources: IMF, International Financial Statistics, April 2008.
              Data for Chinese Taipei are provided by Council for Economic Planning and Development, Chinese Taipei.


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