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Table 8
Economic Trends
Deposit Insurer Do you regularly assess local, national, and international economic trends to determine their implications for insured depository institutions?
Advanced Economies
Austria (AAR) No
Austria (AABB) No
Belgium No
Canada Yes
France  No
Germany (EdB) No
Germany (E) Yes
Greece  No
Isle of Mana Yes
Italy (IDPF) No
Italy (DPFCB) Yes
Japan  No
Netherlands Yes
Portugal Yes
Spain  No
Sweden  No
Taiwan No
United Kingdom  No
   Subtotal 6 for Yes and 12 for No
Developing Economies and Economies in Transition
Africa
  Nigeria No
  Tanzania Yes
  Uganda Yes
Europe
  Czech Republic  No
  Hungary Yes
  Latvia  No
  Lithuania No
  Poland Yes
  Romania  No
  Slovak Republic  No
  Turkey No
Middle East
  Bahrain  No
  Oman  Yes
Western Hemisphere
  Brazil No
  El Salvador No
  Jamaica Yes
  Mexico Yes
  Peru No
  Trinidad and Tobago Yes
   Subtotal 8 for Yes and 11 for No
Total 14 for Yes and 23 for No

Note: Classification of economies into "Advanced," "Developing," or "Economies in Transition" is from International Monetary Fund (2000). Deposit insurers without a Yes or No did not answer the question on the survey or did not provide an answer that was easily categorized as yes or no.

aBritish Crown Dependency.

AAR = Association of Austrian Raiffesenbanks

AABB = Association of Austrian Banks and Bankers

EdB = Entschadigungseinrichtung deutscher Banken

E = Einlagensicherungs

IDPF = Interbank Deposit Protection Fund

DPFCB = Deposit Protection Fund for Co-operative Banks

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