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NFCRC Tutorial: Gross National Product (GNP)

The Gross National Product (GNP) of a country is a measure of production using the resources owned by the citizens of that country. It is defined as the sum total of the consumption expenditure, the investment expenditure, the purchases of goods and services by the government, the net export expenditure and any net interest payments received from other countries. It is used as a measure of the dynamic health of a nation's economy.