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The World Bank provides the relevant data for 160 countries in the world, with an average ppp-corrected value of production of $342 thousand per km2 in 2000. 2 also lists the 15 countries with the highest production density. 5 million). The top 15 countries by production density also include large countries, such as Japan (ranked 4th), South Korea (ranked 7th), the United Kingdom (ranked 9th), Germany (ranked 11th) and Italy (ranked 13th). Consequently, about 57 per cent of all countries have a production density below the world average.

The World Bank provides the relevant data for 160 countries in the world, with an average ppp-corrected value of production of $342 thousand per km2 in 2000. 2 also lists the 15 countries with the highest production density. 5 million). The top 15 countries by production density also include large countries, such as Japan (ranked 4th), South Korea (ranked 7th), the United Kingdom (ranked 9th), Germany (ranked 11th) and Italy (ranked 13th). Consequently, about 57 per cent of all countries have a production density below the world average.

The trade shares of South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa (both about 1 per cent of world exports) are remarkably small. 1 per cent of world trade flows are intraregional. There is, however, a large difference between the regions as to the extent of intraregional trade flows. South Asia (SAS; 2 per cent), the Middle East and North Africa (NMA; 3 per cent) and sub-Saharan Africa (SSA; 4 per cent) have very low intraregional trade flows, implying that they depend mostly on other (far away) parts of the world for their export flows.

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