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World's 30 economic superpowers

Last updated on: April 11, 2013 08:57 IST

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cut down its 2013 forecast for global economic growth to 3.9 per cent from the 4.1 per cent, trimming projections for most advanced and emerging economies.

It pegs the GDP growth in the United States to be 2.3 per cent, down from 2.4 per cent.


Take a look at the world's top 30 economic giants in terms of nominal GDP, according to the IMF.

United States (Rank 1)

GDP: $15.65 trillion


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Image: Tourists gather in Times Square in New York.
Photographs: Charles Platiau/Reuters.

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China (Rank 2)

GDP: $8.25 trillion

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Image: A customer chooses peanuts at a supermarket in Huaibei, Anhui province.
Photographs: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters.
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Japan (Rank 3)

GDP: $5.98 trillion

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Image: A woman looks through products at a drug store in Tokyo.
Photographs: Reuters.
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Germany

GDP: $3.36 trillion

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Image: Boats are sen floating above the piers on a flooded street in front of the historic skyline of Dresden, along the banks of the river Elbe.
Photographs: Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters.
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France (Rank 5)

GDP: $2.58 trillion

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Image: A worker puts the final touch at a sculpture featuring the Eiffel tower made from lemons and oranges during the lemon festival in Menton, southern France.
Photographs: Reuters.
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United Kingdom (Rank 6)

GDP: $2.43 trillion

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Image: A busker plays bagpipes for tourists near the Houses of Parliament in London.
Photographs: Reuters.

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Brazil (Rank 7)

GDP: $2.42 trillion

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Image: Brazilians use surfboards in the pond next to National Congress during a protest against the new Forestry Law being debated by the legislature in Brasilia.
Photographs: Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters.
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Italy (Rank 8)

GDP: $1.98 trillion

 

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Image: Members of environmental activist group Greenpeace unfurl a banner from Rome's ancient Colosseum.
Photographs: Stefano Rellandini/Reuters.
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Russia (Rank 9)

GDP: $1.95 trillion

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Image: A migrant worker wearing a Russian cartoon hero 'Luntik' costume takes a break from his work of distributing advertising leaflets at metro station in Moscow.
Photographs: Denis Sinyakov/Reuters.
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India (Rank 10)

GDP: $1.94 trillion

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Image: A boy plays on a swing suspended from a tree in front of a residential estate under construction in Kolkata.
Photographs: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters.
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Canada (Rank 11)

GDP: $1.77 trillion

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Image: A cyclist passes the Bank of Canada building through a snow covered sidewalk in Ottawa.
Photographs: Chris Wattie/Reuters.
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Australia

GDP: $1.54 trillion

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Image: Tourists visit the ANZAC memorial building at Hyde park in central Sydney.
Photographs: Daniel Munoz/Reuters.
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Spain (Rank 13)

GDP: $1.34 trillion

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Image: General view of Antoni Tapies Foundation building in central Barcelona.
Photographs: Albert Gea/Reuters.
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Mexico (Rank 14)

GDP: $1.16 trillion

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Image: Ice skaters are seen on a skating rink in Mexico City's historic Zocalo square.
Photographs: Edgard Garrido/Reuters.
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South Korea

GDP: $1.15 trillion

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Image: Part of Gangnam area is seen down the Han River in Seoul.
Photographs: Lee Jae Won/Reuters.
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Indonesia (Rank 16)

GDP: $894.85 billion

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Image: French climber Alain Robert, a rock climber who has become famous for climbing known buildings worldwide, climbs the 215m (705 feet) high, 50 floors Bakrie Tower building in Jakarta.
Photographs: Supri/Reuters.
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Turkey (Rank 17)

GDP: $783.06 billion

 

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Photographs: Danbury/Wikimedia Commons.
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The Netherlands (Rank 18)

GDP: $770.22 billion

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Image: A lone skater skates past three windmills as he enjoys the first time he can skate on natural ice in Kinderdijk, near Rotterdam.
Photographs: Michael Kooren/Reuters.
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Saudi Arabia


GDP: $657.04 billion

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Image: Saudi Arabian Airlines.
Photographs: Terence Ong/Wikimedia Commons.

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Switzerland

GDP: $622.85 billion

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Image: Chalets are pictured after a snow fall on a winter day at the Vallee de la Sionne in Anzere near Sion.
Photographs: Denis Balibouse/Reuters.
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Sweden (Rank 21)

GDP: $520.25 billion

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Image: A general view of Spyker Cars Saab factory in Trollhattan.
Photographs: Bjorn Larsson Rosvall/Reuters.
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Norway (Rank 22)

GDP: $499.82 billion

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Image: The sunset is reflected off the buildings of The Barcode Project in Oslo.
Photographs: Cornelius Poppe/Reuters.
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Iran (Rank 23)

GDP: $483.78 billion

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Photographs: Reuters.
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Belgium (Rank 24)

GDP: $476.79 billion

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Image: Tourists walk in Brussels' Royal Galleries of Saint Hubert.
Photographs: Sebastien Pirlet/Reuters.
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Argentina (Rank 25)

GDP: $474.81 billion

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Image: Buenos Aires.
Photographs: Reuters.
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Poland (Rank 26)

GDP: $470.35 billion

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Image: Warsaw.
Photographs: Peter Andrews/Reuters.
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Taiwan (Rank 27)

GDP: $466.05 billion

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Image: People visit a giant replica of Lemuel Gulliver built in a park in central Taiwan's city of Taichung.
Photographs: Ralph Jennings/Reuters.
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Austria (Rank 28)

GDP: $391.46 billion

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Image: A view of Vienna International Center and UN headquarters in Vienna.
Photographs: Herwig Prammer/Reuters.
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South Africa (Rank 29)

GDP: $390.91 billion

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Image: Farm workers on a farm in South Africa.
Photographs: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters.

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Thailand (Rank 30)

GDP: $376.98



Image: A farmer works near a flock of birds at his rice field in Ayutthaya province, Thailand.
Photographs: Sukree Sukplang/Reuters.
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