Infrastructure: The basic support systems needed to keep an economy going, including power, water, communications, transportation, sanitation, and education systems. The more sophisticated the infrastructure, the more developed the country.
Gross National Product: GNP: statistic used to measure the economy of a country, the total value of all goods and services produced by a country over a year or some other specified period of time. “I only wear American made shoes!” ?? MADE IN TAIWAN ??
Gross Domestic Product: GDP: the total value of all goods and services produced within a country in a given period of time. Ford and Chevy Trucks American owned American manufactured American profit$$$$$$
Developed Nation: Countries with a high per capita income and varied economy, especially with quaternary activities such as computer software development. Western European nations have highly developed economies. Examples: Australia Japan
Developing Nation: Nations that have a low GDP and limited development on all levels of economic activities. These countries lack an industrial base and struggle to provide their residents with items to meet their basic needs. Examples: Bangladesh Malawi