Sose- Asia

  1. What is a GDP?
    • Gross domestic product
    • Average standard of livingHow much countries are producing
  2. What is a GNP?
    • Gross national product
    • How much countries are producing
  3. What is a tiger/dragon economy and give 3 examples?
    • Rapid rising economy
    • China, south korea, singapore, india, hong kong, taiwan
  4. What makes the GDP?
    Agriculture, industry, services
  5. What is a economy?
    Production, distribution, and use of money/ income and wealth
  6. What is a subsistence?
    A way of living where the people survive on what they themselves (or as a group) can produce
  7. What are the main religions in the asia pacific region?
    • Islamic
    • Christianity
    • Buddhism
    • Hinduism
  8. Define the word foreign aid
    Aid given to a nation  by another for purposes of relief and rehabilitation, for economic stabilization and mutual defense
  9. Define the word economy
    Production, distribution and use of money/income and wealth
  10. Define the word population explosion
    Rapid increase in numbers of a particular species
  11. Define the word APEC
    Asia- pacific economic cooperation
  12. What are the 5 types of aids and give brief explanation
    • Food aid- food given to countries in urgent need of food supplies, especially in experienced natural disaster.
    • Technical assistance-educated personnel
    • e.g. doctors moved into developing country to assist with education
    • Project aid-specific purpose of aid
    • e.g. building materials for new school
    • Programme aid-aid given for specific sector
    • e.g. funding for education sector
    • Budget support-form of programme aid that is directly channelled into the financial system of the recipient country.
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Sose- Asia