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2 What are emerging markets? The term Emerging Markets is used by investment analysts to categorize countries that are in a transitional phase between developing countries that are just beginning to industrialize and countries that are fully developed. Examples of emerging markets include the BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India, and China), several Southeast Asian countries, Eastern Europe, and parts of Africa and Latin America.
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3 Characteristics of Emerging Markets 1. Regional Economic Powerhouses: large populations, large resource bases, and large markets. 1. Transitional Societies: have pursued domestic economic and political reforms. Mostly following open policies. 1. World's Fastest Growing Economies: by 2020, the five biggest (add Indonesia) emerging markets' share of world output will double to 16.1 percent from 7.8 percent in 1992. 1. Participants in World's Affair: political, economic, and social participation. Larger voice in international politics. Bigger slice of the global economic pie.
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4 Economic Growth In Emerging Markets Emerging markets are characterized by strong economic growth, resulting in an often marked rise in GDP and disposable income. As a result, people in emerging countries are often able to buy goods and services that they previously would not have been able to afford. This provides international companies with the opportunity to tap large, new customer bases, potentially driving significant growth for a number of companies and industries.
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China and India We will focus on two of the largest and fastest growing emerging markets – China and India. Both countries have huge population – more than a billion people in each country. Both are growing at rapid rates.
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