Global Scenarios to 2025

This economic growth was mainly driven by a two-speed world economy in which
populous emerging markets, such as China and India, were growing at more than 10%
and 8%, respectively. As a result, an economic shift in gravity away from OECD
countries to Asia is already on its way. This high economic growth has resulted in an
unprecedented demand for ultimately depletable natural resources. With population levels
rising from the current 6.6 billion people to an estimated 8.0 billion people by 2025, it is

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Scenarios for India and China 2015 - Implications for the City of London

This research report represents another part of our contribution to matching the
established expertise of UK financial services with the opportunities and challenges
of the world’s largest and most vibrant emerging markets. The report has a number
of unique features.
First, it is built around an exercise in scenario analysis. Three alternative visions of
the possible development of each country up to 2015 and how these might produce
changes in the relationship of each to the rest of the world were constructed by our

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