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Emerging markets collectively are the largest economy in the world — and growth is rapid. Both population growth and productivity growth are driving emerging markets’ economies. Although there are a number of risks specific to emerging markets, the outlook is compelling enough that investors who are seeking growth should take a serious look.
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International investing involves certain risks and volatility due to potential political, economic or currency instabilities and different financial and accounting standards. Risks are enhanced for emerging market issuers.
“Emerging markets are about 40 percent of the global economy. That’s doubled in the past 25 years. Now, the emerging markets are the largest economy in the world.” Source: IMF –World Economic Outlook, October 2016.
“Productivity -- emerging markets is forecasted to grow…more like one or two.” Source: Compiled by Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC using data obtained from ILO and World Bank, as of September 26, 2016.
“Growth of five, six, seven percent in the economies in the emerging markets…stuck at around one or two percent.” Source: IMF, October 2016.
“Forecast to be the most rapidly growing economy in the world.” Source: IMF, October 2016.
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