Emerging markets are a powerful driver within the global economy and now contributes 38% of global GDP, nearly twice their level in 2000. As they prosper, emerging markets are undergoing rapid urbanization. Of the 524 cities in the world with populations of 1 million or more, 403 are in emerging markets.
Sources: IMF World Economic Outlook Database and Thomas Brinkhoff, Major Agglomerations of the World. http://www.citypopulation.de
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