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Top 10 World “Strongest Countries” Ranking Japan Is In The Top 10 US Magazine

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US News & World Report, a current affairs commentary magazine in the United States, announced the national ranking “Best Country Ranking”. The ranking, which was derived from a survey of more than 17,000 people, is divided into 26 sub-rankings, one of which is the “World’s Most Powerful Country”. Let’s take a look at the top 10 countries selected based on a comprehensive evaluation of five attributes: leadership, economic influence, political influence, strength of international alliances, and military strength.

◆ 10th United Arab Emirates (UAE)

GDP: $417 billion GDP
per capita (purchasing power parity): $71,151
Population: 9.77 million

The United Arab Emirates is a federation of seven emirates located at the southeastern tip of the Arabian Peninsula. It used to be supported mainly by the fishing industry and the pearl industry, but the economy grew rapidly when oil exports began in the 1960s. Currently, it is said to be the most competitive economy in the Arab countries.

9th place Saudi Arabia

GDP: $793 billion GDP
per capita (purchasing power parity): $48,948
Population: 34.27 million

Home to Mecca, the birthplace of Islam’s prophet Muhammad and the birthplace of Islam, Saudi Arabia is a wealthy high-income country on the Arabian Peninsula. Although it is the only Arab country to be included in the G20, it is constantly criticized by the international community for its religious freedom and restrictions on women’s human rights. Oil was discovered in the Fertile Crescent, and now it is said that a quarter of the world’s oil supply comes from Saudi Arabia.

8th place Republic of Korea

GDP: $1.65 trillion GDP
per capita (purchasing power parity): $42,849
Population: 51.71 million

Having achieved steady economic growth and poverty reduction since the 1960s, South Korea is now the world’s seventh largest exporter and the 11th largest economy overall. In recent years, companies such as Samsung, Hyundai Motor, and Kia Motors have emerged as big winners in the technology and automotive industries.

7th place France

GDP: $2.73 trillion GDP
per capita (purchasing power parity): $49,620
Population: 67.25 million

France’s economy, one of the largest in the world, is supported by areas of tourism, industry, agriculture and energy. France is also one of the world’s leading arms exporters. In recent years, however, the country has faced slowing economic growth and rising unemployment, especially among young people, prompting the government to undertake labor market reforms.

◆ 6th place Japan

GDP: $5.15 trillion GDP
per capita (purchasing power parity): $42,896
Population: 126.26 million

Japan, the world’s third largest economy, is one of the world’s top producers of automobiles, electronic equipment, and steel. Traditional arts such as the tea ceremony, flower arrangement, kabuki, and Noh, as well as food culture such as sushi and Japanese cuisine, have had a great influence overseas. However, there are also domestic challenges, such as political concerns over the North Korea issue and stagnation of economic growth caused by the declining birthrate and aging population.

◆ 5th place UK

GDP: $2.88 trillion GDP
per capita (purchasing power parity): $49,334
Population: 66.84 million

The United Kingdom has a great influence on the international community in every aspect. London, the capital, is the center of international finance, with banking, service industries and tourism driving the UK’s economic growth. Although the country completely withdrew from the EU and a free trade agreement was signed, there was great confusion in logistics and labor.

◆ 4th place Germany

 

GDP: $3.89 trillion GDP
per capita (purchasing power parity): $
56,285 Population: 83.09 million

Germany is the most populous EU member state and one of the world’s largest economies. In addition to service industries such as telecommunications, medical care and tourism, industry and agriculture are important industries. Germany, which had the lowest unemployment rate in the EU and was said to be the lone country with a continuous surplus, experienced a recession due to the corona crisis.

3rd place Russia

GDP: $1.69 trillion GDP
per capita (purchasing power parity): $29,189
Population: 144.41 million

The land area is by far the largest in the world, bordering on land with more than 10 countries, and bordering on the sea with Japan and the United States. It is one of the world’s largest economies, driven by abundant natural resources. The economy is driven by oil and natural gas production, agriculture, forestry, fishing, and manufacturing.

◆ 2nd place China

 

GDP: $14.3 trillion GDP
per capita (purchasing power parity): $16,653
Population: 1,407.75 million

Since its founding as the People’s Republic of China in 1949, it has been ruled by the Communist Party of China. It has the largest population in the world, with dozens of ethnic groups and nearly 300 languages. In 1978, Deng Xiaoping implemented reforms, shifting from a centralized planned economy to a liberal market economy, and the economy grew rapidly. It is now the second largest economy in the world after the United States. However, it has been criticized internationally for its human rights policies, and consistently ranks last in international rankings for media freedom. The strongest country ranking has risen from 3rd place last year.

◆ 1st place USA

 

GDP: $21.4 trillion GDP
per capita (purchasing power parity): $65,280
Population: 328.33 million

The United States has the highest gross domestic product in the world and the largest coal reserves in the world. Everyone agrees that it is the most economically and militarily powerful country in the world. Cultural influence represented by popular culture such as music and movies extends all over the world, but on the other hand, the health of democracy due to racial conflict, income disparity, and the attack on the Federal Capitol in 2021 There are also domestic issues such as concerns about the future.