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Developed Countries (Country Type I)

Country Type I: Aruba, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Belgium, Brunei, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chinese Taipei, Cyprus, Denmark, Falkland Islands, Finland, France, French Polynesia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Guam, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Kuwait, Libya, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macao, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Qatar, San Marino, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, The Netherlands, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Virgin Islands

Developing Countries (Country Type II, III, & IV)

Country Type II: American Samoa, Andorra, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Barbados, Belarus, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Dominica, Estonia, Gabon, Grenada, Hungary, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mexico, Moldova, Montserrat, Nauru, Northern Marianas, Oman, Palau Islands, Panama, Poland, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Slovak Republic, South Africa, St. Helena, St. Kitts and Nevis, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos, Ukraine, Uruguay, Venezuela

Country Type III: Albania, Algeria, Belize, Bolivia, Boznia-Herzegovina, China, Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Fiji, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Macedonia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Morocco, Namibia, Niue, Palestine Administered Areas, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Samoa, Serbia and Montenegro, Sri Lanka, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Thailand, Tokelau, Tonga, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna

Country Type IV: Afghanistan, Armenia, Angola, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo Democratic Republic, Côte d’Ivoire, Dijbouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guinea, Buinea-Bissau, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Kiribati, Korea, Kyrgyz Republic, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Myanmar, Moldova, Mongolia, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Sudan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tuvalu, Uzbekistan, Uganda, Vanuatu, Yemen, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe

*Country classifications are based on Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) classifications.

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