By 2030, Chinese cities are expected to replace nine European cities in the top 50 in terms of GDP, according to Oxford Economics.
Nine Chinese cities will be in the Top 50 while eight European cities will drop off the list completely. China’s top cities by 2030 are Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Suzhou, Tianjin, Shenzen, and Chongqing.
Between 2013 and 2030, Shanghai’s expected gain in GDP is $734 billion and Beijing’s gain is expected at $594 billion.
The biggest cities in the world by GDP in 2030 are Tokyo, New York, Los Angeles, London, and Shanghai.
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