Who’s Who in the World’s $86T Economy?

A new infographic by HowMuch.net visualizes the key players on the world’s economic stage. Last year, despite the expansion of tariffs and retaliatory measures, global GDP grew 6.9% to $85.8 trillion. Nearly half this growth came from the world’s two largest economies: the U.S. at $20.5 trillion (up 5.4% from 2017), and China at $13.6 trillion (up 10%). Combined, the two nations comprise about 40% of the global GDP. However, in the second quarter of this year, China posted its weakest GDP growth since 1992, while its industrial output ground to its slowest pace since 2002. 8/19/2019