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Global Economic Monitor (GEM) was updated on November 29, 2023
Quarterly Public Sector Debt was updated on November 10, 2023
Quarterly External Debt Statistics GDDS was updated on October 31, 2023
World Development Indicators was updated on October 26, 2023
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High-technology exports (% of manufactured exports)
High-technology exports are products with high R&D intensity, such as in aerospace, computers, pharmaceuticals, scientific instruments, and electrical machinery.
United Nations, Comtrade database through the WITS platform.
Limitations and exceptions
Because industrial sectors specializing in a few high-technology products may also produce low-technology products, the product approach is more appropriate for international trade. The method takes only R&D intensity into account, but other characteristics of high technology are also important, such as knowhow, scientific personnel, and technology embodied in patents. Considering these characteristics would yield a different list (see Hatzichronoglou 1997).
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