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Nations with the fastest-growing firms

Last updated on: September 4, 2012 08:42 IST
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The IBTimes1000 list of the fastest-growing public companies in the world has some interesting insights. Asian countries dominate the list with a large number of companies registering remarkable growth in the last 3 years.

India tops the list of countries with the highest number of fastest-growing companies in 2011.

Take a look at the countries with the maximum number of  fastest-growing public companies...

India
Fastest-growing companies:
242
GDP: $1.85 trillion

Indian companies make up nearly a quarter of the total number of companies on the list.  The Indian heavy industry, auto and auto parts makers dominate the list.

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Downtown Los Angeles.

United States

Fastest-growing companies: 176
GDP: $15.09 trillion

Out of the 176 American companies on the list, 32 companies are in the business of producing, marketing or selling consumer goods.

Besides the healthcare sector, 34 US information technology companies figure in the list.

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Taipei 101 is the world's tallest eco-freindly building.

Taiwan

Fastest-growing companies: 152
GDP: $466.8 billion 

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Vehicles drive on flyovers during the evening rush hour in central Shanghai.

China

Fastest-growing companies: 91
GDP: $7.29 trillion

With a booming economy, China also has a good representation of fastest growing companies.

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Apartments in Seoul.

South Korea

Fastest-growing companies: 44
GDP: $1.11 trillion

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Makati City.

Malaysia

Fastest-growing companies: 24
GDP: $278.67 billion

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A view of the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada.

Canada

Fastest-growing companies: 23
GDP: $1.74 trillion

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A lone sampan floats by barges inside a typhoon shelter in Victoria harbour.

Hong Kong

Fastest-growing companies: 22
GDP: $243.67 billion

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London.

United Kingdom

Fastest-growing companies: 22
GDP: $2.43 trillion

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A view of Sydney Harbour and the Opera House.

Australia

Fastest-growing companies: 22
GDP: $1.37 trillion

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Thailand

Fastest-growing companies: 18
GDP: $345.65 billion

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People sit on the steps near the Merlion, in Singapore's financial district.

Singapore

Fastest-growing companies: 17
GDP: $239.7 billion

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Men load sacks of dates onto a truck at a dry port before transporting them to India at Wagah border.

Pakistan

Fastest-growing companies: 16
GDP: $211.09 billion

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Germany

Fastest-growing companies: 14
GDP: $3.57 trillion

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Buenos Aires city.

Argentina

Fastest-growing companies: 12
GDP: $445.99 billion

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Eiffel Tower is illuminated during the traditional Bastille Day fireworks display in Paris.

France

Fastest-growing companies: 10
GDP: $2.77 trillion

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Qatar

Fastest-growing companies: 8
GDP: $172.98 billion

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The 54-story tall Turning Torso tower in Malmo, Sweden.

Sweden

Fastest-growing companies: 8
GDP: $538.13 billion

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Muscat.

Oman

Fastest-growing companies: 7
GDP: $71.78 billion

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Turkey

Fastest-growing companies: 7
GDP: $773.09 billion