The economy of Finland is a highly industrialized, mixed economy with a per capita output similar to that of other western European economies such as France, Germany and the United Kingdom. Finland is highly integrated in the global economy, and international trade is a third of GDP. The European Union makes 60 percent of the total trade. The largest trade flows are with Germany, Russia, Sweden, the United Kingdom, the United States, Netherlands and China.
The economy of Botswana is currently one of the world's fastest growing economies, averaging about 5% per annum over the past decade. Botswana has been praised by the African Development Bank for sustaining one of the world's longest economic booms. The government has consistently maintained budget surpluses and has extensive foreign-exchange reserves.
The economy of the Philippines is the world's 27th largest economy by nominal GDP according to the International Monetary Fund 2021 and the 10th largest economy in Asia. The Philippines is one of the emerging markets and the 3rd highest in Southeast Asia by GDP nominal after Thailand and Indonesia. As of 2021, GDP by purchasing power parity was estimated to be at $1.47 trillion, the 18th in the world.
The economy of Ivory Coast is stable and currently growing, in the aftermath of political instability in recent decades. The Ivory Coast is largely market-based and depends heavily on the agricultural sector. A majority of the population remains dependent on smallholder cash crop production. Principal exports are cocoa, coffee, and tropical woods.
The economy of Tunisia is in the process of being liberalized after decades of heavy state direction and participation in the country's economy. Prudent economic and fiscal planning have resulted in moderate but sustained growth for over a decade. Tunisia's economic growth historically has depended on oil, phosphates, agri-food products, car parts manufacturing, and tourism.
The economy of Algeria expanded by 4.1% in 2020. Growth was driven mainly by the recovering oil and gas sector and further economic expansion. Algeria has enormous possibilities to boost its economic growth, including huge foreign-exchange reserves derived from oil and gas. The national strategic option is therefore to revitalize the process intended to diversify the economy starting with the non-oil sector while deepening the reforms needed for the structural transformation of the economy.
The economy of Lebanon is classified as a developing, lower-middle income economy. The nominal GDP was estimated at $19 billion in 2020, with a per capita GDP amounting to $2,500. In 2019 government spending amounted to $15.9 billion, or 23% of GDP. The Lebanese economy is service-oriented. Lebanon has a strong tradition of laissez-faire, with the country's constitution stating that'the economic system is free and ensures private initiative and the right to private property.
The economy of Costa Rica has been very stable for some years now, with continuing growth in the GDP (Gross Domestic Product) and moderate inflation, though with a high unemployment rate: 11.49% in 2019. The growing debt and budget deficit are the country's primary concerns. The estimated GDP for 2019 is US$61.02 billion, up significantly from the US$52.6 billion in 2015 while the estimated 2019 per capita (purchasing power parity) is US$12,015.
The economy of Morocco is considered a relatively liberal economy governed by the law of supply and demand. Morocco has followed a policy of privatization of certain economic sectors which used to be in the hands of the government. Morocco has become a major player in African economic affairs, and is the 5th largest African economy by GDP (PPP). In the Arab world, Morocco has the second-largest non-oil GDP, behind Egypt.
This year my husband had a heart problem and was finally admitted to the hospital last Friday. The attending physician called me and said, "Your family member's blood vessel is blocked very badly. You need to have a bypass or stent surgery. You can discuss it." I said, "You think he is very young, he is less than 50 years old." But my husband did. Immediately discharged from the hospital. My husband is not tall, but he has a very high temper. He is still very anxious, and he is very twisted.