The richest countries in the world in 2012 in terms of GDP. Below is a list of the 10 richest countries in the world. The list of the richest countries in the world in terms of gross domestic product (GDP or GDP) at the beginning of 2012 is headed by the United States. Russia is in 9th place with 2117, 236 billion dollars.
The list of the richest countries in the world at the beginning of 2012 is still topped by the United States, the country with the most powerful economy and the largest finances, with a score of $ 15497.321 billion. Approximate GDP growth of this country is about 4% per year.
The second in the list of the richest countries in the world is China with the result - $ 7743, 144 billion. China's economy is growing at the fastest pace among the giant countries, on average 8-7%, although growth has slowed down recently, due to the fact that the economy.
The third country in the world in terms of gross domestic product is Japan - $ 6124, 899 billion. It should be noted that 2011 turned out to be unfavorable for Japan, the Fukushima earthquake, tsunami significantly affected the country's economy.
Top 10 richest countries in the world by GDP at the beginning of 2012:
1. United States, $ 15497, 321 billion
2.China, $ 7743, 144 billion
3.Japan, $ 6124.899 billion
4. Germany, $ 3706.970 billion
5.France, $ 2889, 708 billion
6. Brazil, $ 2617.987 billion
7.UK, $ 2603.880 billion
8.Italy, $ 2287.704 billion
9.Russia, $ 2117, 236 billion
10.India, 2012 $ 760.000 billion
Global economic growth in 2011 was negatively impacted by the financial crisis and recession. The crisis hit especially hard on the eighth economy in the world - Italy - the country is at an unpleasant line of default, international rating agencies have lowered the ratings of both the country and banks and many companies. Unemployment has grown significantly.