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The EU Commission uses GDP per capita PPP converted, as basis for allocating funds from the Structural Fund to reduce the financial inequalities among and within the 28 EU Member States. Furthermore, indicators derived from PPPs are used for a wide range of analytic purposes, often providing background information for policymaking in the European institutions, in international organizations like the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, and in national governments.
The most important users of the PPPs are international organizations, e.g. the EU, OECD, World Bank, UN and ILO, ministries, research institutions, banks and other private business enterprises. The PPPs are mainly applied for international comparisons of GDP and its aggregates. The EU Commission uses GDP per capita PPP converted, as basis for allocating funds from the Structural Fund to reduce the financial inequalities among and within the 27 EU Member States. ILO applies PPPs for international comparison of labour productivity. Public and private business enterprises and institutions use the PPPs for adjusting earnings of expatriate staff members.
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