Top 10 fastest growing economies

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Greece, Italy, Spain and Portugal might be on the edge of a bankruptcy. European politicians aren’t able to reach an agreement on how to deal with the problems. ¬†Republicans and Democrats disagree on how to solve the recordbreaking depth. Financial crisis all over. All over? No, there are countries that thrive marvellously well in economic perspective. Here’s a top 10 of countries that grow fast, measured in GDP (gross domestic product), and what stimulates their growth:

Top 10 fastest growing economies


  1. India, GDP $ 1.72 trillion – GDP growth 7.7%, mining, software, agriculture
  2. Sri Lanka, GDP $ 49.5 billion – GDP growth 8.2%, rubber, shipping, IT, tourism
  3. Turkey, GDP 735 billion – GDP growth 8.3%, agriculture, mining, electronics
  4. Estonia, GDP 18 billion – GDP growth 8.4%, engineering, electronics, wood
  5. Argentina, GDP $ 369 billion – GDP growth 9.1%, agriculture, steel, petrochemicals
  6. China, GDP $ 5.9 trillion – GDP growth 9.1%, mining, consumer products, telecommunications etc.
  7. Jordan, GDP $ 28 billion – GDP growth 10.9%, clothing, farmaceuticals
  8. Lebanon, GDP $ 39 billion – GDP growth 19%, banking, tourism, agriculture
  9. Qatar, GDP $ 96 billion – GDP growth 30.8%, liquefied natural gas, crude oil production
  10. Zambia, GDP $ 16 billion – GDP growth 48.7%, copper mining and processing
Business Insider source nov. 2011

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