Is Your City in the Global Top 10?

Looking at the top five criteria in the poll, I know mine isn’t. Sheer size, flow of goods and capital, human and monetary; and political-policy influence… all roll up into a global capital of commerce.

So, world traveler/jet-setter business titan: take a guess, then look at the results, posted at Bloomberg-Business Week as compiled by global management consultancy A.T. Kearney, to see how well you know global commerce hot spots.

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Brazil Emerges as Venture Capital Magnet

Another fine entry from the excellent globalEDGE blog at Michigan State University points to another, exciting market development in South America: Venture Capital-led growth in Brazil.

“Brazil’s amazing growth is being fueled by their abundant natural resources, stable government policies, a strong banking sector, a middle class that now comprises 50% of the population and a surge in development preparing for the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics.”

Tasty enough for you? Read more here

Superporto do Acu

Need proof positive? Check out the Highway to China, a megaport being constructed by Chinese concerns, just off the coast of Rio.

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