Emerging markets: leading the way to recovery

The importance of the emerging markets to the world economy has been brought into sharper focus as the world emerges from recession. Not only have these economies been less severely hit, but they are also recovering more quickly, with growth rates over the next two years forecast to be well over double that of more mature economies.

The International Business Report (IBR) 2010 results offer some relevant insights into the health of the business populations in the emerging markets. This optimism that is permeating the emerging markets, despite the finance and labour constraints businesses find themselves under, highlights the potential in these markets for investment.

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