Benchmark Country

Benchmark Country

A country against which the performances of other countries are compared, especially in economic analysis. A benchmark country may be chosen on basis of population, industrial base, and other similarities to other countries.
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Equatorial Guinea, as a benchmark country in the production of crude, has taken various decisions in order to reach three million tons of methanol a day.
In the Gulf, he said the UAE is the benchmark country for the smartphone business and LG is focused to strengthen its position in the emirate by launching the G2 in Dubai.
7% of GDP on maintaining low prices for these products, while an average benchmark country spends 1.
When we use individual country dummies (Table 2, Column 1), we find that some countries prefer greater, some less, and some as much inequality as the benchmark country (US), controlling for all other independent variables.
71) Observations 11,211 33,916 Log pseudo-likelihood -23,637 -74,647 Benchmark country group Advanced CIS (a) Age divided by 1,000, to produce sufficiently Large coefficients for display.
Each estimate represents the most conservative calculation of the amount that FDI would increase in a country if it reduced its opacity to the level of the benchmark country.
Deterred foreign direct investment (FDI) represents the lower end of an estimate of the amount that FDI would increase in a country if that country could reduce its opacity to the level of the benchmark country.
Retailing has changed more slowly in Australia than in the benchmark country, and is much less productive.
We are demonstrating that Equatorial Guinea is a benchmark country in Africa.
Our benchmark country is Malaysia" says the Chairperson of Sharjah Business Women Council, Ameera bin Karam.
The President Founder of our party has not ceased in his search for mechanisms to situate our country in the context it finds itself today, as a benchmark country.