LAST_UPDATETue, 28 Feb 2017 10pm

32 Most Powerful Economies In The World By The Year 2030, You'll Be Surprised Where Malaysia Ranks


Which countries will have the most powerful economies in the world in the next thirteen years?

China, United States, India perhaps and even Russia comes to mind but have you ever entertained the thought that Malaysia might make it into the ranking?

PricewaterhouseCoopers has recently released its global predictions report, entitled “The long view: how will the global economic order change by 2050?,” ranking 32 countries by their projected global GDP by purchasing power parity (PPP), The Independent reports.

According to the global accounting firm, its ranking is used as base reference point by financial sector professionals "to determine the economic productivity and standards of living among countries across a certain time period."

Some of the usual economic powerhouses appear at the top of the list with China coming out on top but Malaysia made it to the 25th spot as well, which speaks volumes about the health of our economy going forward.

Here's the entire list of countries which made it into the top 32 according to PricewaterhouseCoopers with their projected GDP listed in US dollar denomination :

32. Netherlands — US$1.08 trillion

31. Colombia — US$1.111 trillion

30. South Africa — US$1.148 trillion

29. Vietnam — US$1.303 trillion

28. Bangladesh — US$1.324 trillion

27. Argentina — US$1.342 trillion

26. Poland — US$1.505 trillion

25. Malaysia — US$1.506 trillion

24. Philippines — US$1.615 trillion

23. Australia — US$1.663 trillion

22. Thailand — US$1.732 trillion

21. Nigeria — US$1.794 trillion

20. Pakistan — US$1.868 trillion

19. Egypt — US$2.049 trillion

18. Canada — US$2.141 trillion

17. Spain — US$2.159 trillion

16. Iran — US$2.354 trillion

15. Italy — US$2.541 trillion

14. South Korea — US$2.651 trillion

13. Saudi Arabia — US$2.755 trillion

12. Turkey — US$2.996 trillion

11. France — US$3.377 trillion

10. United Kingdom — US$3.638 trillion

9. Mexico — US$3.661 trillion

8. Brazil — US$4.439 trillion

7. Germany — US$4.707 trillion

6. Russia — US$4.736 trillion

5. Indonesia — US$5.424 trillion

4. Japan — US$5.606 trillion

3. India — US$19.511 trillion

2. United States — US$23.475 trillion

1. China — US$38.008 trillion

Projected GDP based on purchasing power parity (PPP). Source: IMFProjected GDP based on purchasing power parity (PPP). Source: IMF

- mD