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The United States is a developed country and has the world’s largest national economy, with an estimated GDP in 2013 of $16.7 trillion – 23% of global nominal GDP and 19% at purchasing-power parity.
Switzerland has a stable, prosperous and high-tech economy. It is ranked as the wealthiest country in the world in per capita terms (with “wealth” being defined to include both financial and non-financial assets), while the Credit Suisse Global Wealth Report showed that Switzerland was the country with the highest average wealth per adult.
As a continent, the economy of Europe is currently the largest on Earth and it is the richest region as measured by assets under management with over $32.7 trillion compared to North America’s $27.1 trillion. Europe remains the wealthiest region.
Canada is the world’s eleventh-largest economy, with a nominal GDP of approximately US$1.82 trillion. It is a member of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the G8, and is one of the world’s top ten trading nations, with a highly globalized economy.
Mexico / South America
This region relies less on the export of both manufactured goods and natural resources than the world average; merchandise exports from the continent were 16% of GDP on an exchange rate basis, compared to 25% for the world as a whole.
China has the world’s second-largest economy in terms of nominal GDP, totaling approximately US$9.3253 trillion according to the National Bureau of Statistics of the People’s Republic of China.
India and Pakistan
According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Indian economy is nominally worth US$1.758 trillion and Pakistan is a rapidly developing country and is one of the Next Eleven.
Japan is the third largest national economy in the world, after the United States and China, in terms of nominal GDP, and the fourth largest national economy in the world, after the United States, China and India, in terms of purchasing power parity.
Singapore has a highly developed market economy, based historically on extended entrepôt trade. Along with Hong Kong, South Korea and Taiwan, Singapore is one of the original Four Asian Tigers. Indonesia has a mixed economy in which both the private sector and government play significant roles and Thailand is an emerging economy and is considered a newly industrialized country.
Middle Eastern economies range from being very poor (such as Gaza and Yemen) to extremely wealthy nations (such as Qatar, UAE and Saudi Arabia). Overall, according to the CIA World Fact book, all nations in the Middle East are maintaining a positive rate of growth.
Africa’s rate of economic growth has increased, averaging 5%. Some countries experienced still higher growth rates, notably Angola, Sudan and Equatorial Guinea, all three of which had recently begun extracting their petroleum reserves or had expanded their oil extraction capacity.
Australia is a wealthy country with a market economy, a relatively high GDP per capita, and a relatively low rate of poverty. New Zealand has a modern, prosperous and developed market economy with an estimated gross domestic product (GDP) at purchasing power parity (PPP) per capita of roughly US$28,250.