Top of the richest countries in the world in 2021, by GDP. On

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The World Bank has published the list of the richest countries in the world in 2021 according to gross domestic product (GDP), and in the Top 10 China is fast approaching the United States at the top of the ranking. Russia ranked 11th overall, and Romania climbed one place to 46th.

Compared to the year 2000, an extraordinary jump can be observed for China, which was in 13th place, and since 2010 it has occupied the second step of the world podium, in terms of GDP, with a value of 17.73 trillion in 2021 of dollars, compared to 23 trillion dollars, as much as the United States had, the largest figure in the world, according to ziare.com, which cites Investopedia.

An important jump in the world GDP ranking was made by Indonesia, which went from the 27th place in the world in 2000 to the 16th position in 2021. Thailand climbed from the 32nd place (2000) to the 24th place in 2021.

In 2021, Saudi Arabia advanced to 18th place from 20th, while Switzerland fell from 18th place to 20th. Most countries in the world’s top 25 saw negative growth in 2020, but in 2021 they they came back and went on the plus side.

In 2021, the US had economic growth of 5.7%, China 8.1%, Japan 1.6%, Germany 2.9%, the UK 7.4%, and India 8.9 %.

Romania had GDP of 249.51 billion dollars in 2020, and in 2021 its value increased to 284.09 billion dollars. Our country climbed one place in the world ranking, from 47 to 46, after an economic growth of 5.9%.

Top GDP in the world in 2021:

USA- $23 trillion China- 17.7 Japan- 4.9 Germany- 4.2 Great Britain- 3.2 India- 2.1 France- 2.9 Italy- 2.1 Canada- 2.0 South Korea- 1.8 Russia- 1.78 Brazil- 1.61 Australia- 1.54 Spain- 1.28 Mexico- 1.29

46. ​​Romania- 284.09 billion dollars (compared to 249.51 in 2020)