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View Poll Results: Which of the 25 biggest emerging/developing countries have the brightest/most promising future?
China 26 52.00%
India 12 24.00%
Russia 6 12.00%
Brazil 4 8.00%
Indonesia 5 10.00%
South Korea 19 38.00%
Mexico 11 22.00%
Turkey 4 8.00%
Saudi Arabia 4 8.00%
Argentina 4 8.00%
South Africa 1 2.00%
Iran 2 4.00%
Poland 18 36.00%
Thailand 6 12.00%
Nigeria 4 8.00%
Egypt 2 4.00%
Pakistan 2 4.00%
Malaysia 12 24.00%
Philippines 5 10.00%
United Arab Emirates 8 16.00%
Colombia 4 8.00%
Bangladesh 2 4.00%
Vietname 11 22.00%
Venezuela 1 2.00%
Iraq 3 6.00%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 50. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 06-29-2018, 07:48 AM
 
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As the global economic weight shifts to emerging and developing markets, which of the 25 biggest emerging/developing countries do you think have the brightest/most promising future?
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Old 06-29-2018, 11:04 AM
 
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China, South Korea, Poland, Nigeria, UAE and Vietnam.
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Old 06-29-2018, 12:01 PM
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South Korea isn't developing, it's well developed, very very well. Not emerging, it's fully integrated in the world economy and a is powerhouse.
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Old 06-29-2018, 03:49 PM
 
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Hoping Mexico's lot will improve significantly . The big things holding the country back are corruption, inequality, and the enormous demand for drugs in the US.

If the country can tackle corruption and inequality in get the US govt. to crack down on the demand for drugs - maybe Mexico could be come a regional power with a high quality of life for it's inhabitants.
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Old 06-30-2018, 01:54 AM
 
Location: Taipei, Taiwan
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None of them.

And Korea is not a developing country. What a joke.
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Old 06-30-2018, 06:08 AM
 
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None of them.

And Korea is not a developing country. What a joke.
Notice I wrote emerging/developing. South Korea isn't a developing country but is certainly considered as an emerging market. You should look at the classification by MSCI: https://www.msci.com/market-classification
Countries such as Czech Republic and Greece are like South Korea which are considered as advanced economies by some sources but as emerging markets by others.
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Old 06-30-2018, 07:12 AM
 
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Hoping Mexico's lot will improve significantly . The big things holding the country back are corruption, inequality, and the enormous demand for drugs in the US.

If the country can tackle corruption and inequality in get the US govt. to crack down on the demand for drugs - maybe Mexico could be come a regional power with a high quality of life for its inhabitants.
Beside the point, but the answer to "big thing" number three is legalization and regulation, not conflict and crackdown over illegal monopoly where gang bosses and government officials intertwine.

As to the OP's question, I would favor Poland in Europe relative to its regional context, and the south and east Asian perimeter, provided those countries can hold in check Chinese political ambitions, perceived or otherwise.


I do not have an especially favorable outlook for western Asia, Africa, and central/south America which will more likely fall and rise with the general tide, despite their own periodic efforts to drown themselves again.

Good Luck!
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Old 06-30-2018, 10:58 AM
 
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France;

Highest birth rate in the OECD countries.
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Old 06-30-2018, 01:28 PM
 
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Well in terms of `brightest future` that really depends of what kind of time frame you are looking at. Over the very long term I would say India but I didn`t vote for any of them as I will use 30 years as my gauge. You can make a relatively decent prediction over that time period but more than that you is really just guess work. As an example 70 years ago S.Korea was one of the poorest countries on the planet but due to it`s geo-political importance it received gobs of money from the US and hence the basically developed country you see today.


If I had to choose it wouldn't be any of the countries you listed. The top 3 of my list would all be in South America...……….Chile, Peru, and Uruguay. All 3 have enjoyed solid economic growth and now have firmly democratic governments and institutions. Women represent a high percentage of the workforce, they are basically immune from the refugee crisis that is plaguing so much of the world, they have modern thinking, creative, and progressive populations, are not is any geo-political battlegrounds, have plunging poverty rates especially Peru and Chile as Uruguay never had a very high one to begin with, unlike other Latin American countries they have relatively lower crime rates, have access to a large and growing market, are Spanish speaking which is one of the world`s most important business and cultural languages, they don`t suffer from the same drug wars that other LA countries do, and have very good {especially Uruguay and Chile} public education and healthcare services.

Peru, Chile, and Uruguay fly under the radar and get little international press and that is uniformly a good thing as 90% of press reports focus on negative developments.
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Old 06-30-2018, 01:36 PM
 
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China: Asians...so they're smart + hard working.

Poland: white, nuff said lol .

Seriously though: Czechia? Why are you omitting it on the list. Czechia, Estonia, Slovenia are already richer than southern Europe (Greece and Portugal).

Lol at UAE and South Korea, I mean yeah you can consider them developing if you try really hard but there's few room left for improvement especially in Dubai. Even Israel or Greece may pass as last-stage developing.
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