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World’s Most Powerful Corporations

Exxon Mobil has topped ‘The Forbes Global 2000” list of the biggest and most powerful companies worldwide. Their main contenders, occupying 2nd, 3rd and 4th place respectively, were JPMorgan Chase, General Electric and Royal Dutch Shell. The ranking, spanning a total of 66 counties, shows that the corporate dominance of the developed nations is steadily receding. The US (524 members) and Japan (258 members) still dominate …
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The 25 Most Economically Powerful Cities in the World

Tokyo, New York and London (in that order) head The Atlantic’s list of the world’s 25 most economically powerful cities. Madrid placed 14th on the list. The list is part of The Atlantic’s new Cities page, which debuted today. It looks at issues facing urban areas around the world. The Global Economic Power Index, developed …
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Urban World: Mapping the Economic Power of Cities

The McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) has published “Urban world: Mapping the Economic Power of Cities” a report which predicts the course of economic growth and demographic changes in 2,000 cities from 2007 to 2025. More than 20 of the world’s top 50 cities ranked by GDP will be located in Asia by the year 2025, …
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