Global Urban Comprehensive Economic Competitiveness Report 2017–2018
Driven by the emerging market countries, the global economic and trade situation has improved in a good way, and the environment of world economic development has also improved; however, trade protectionism, anti-globalization trend, geopolitical issues are still stirring on the fragile Global economic environment stability from time to time. In the context of the increasingly complex global development, to ensure the stability and sustainability of economic development has become the first priority of the development for every nation. Therefore, acting as the major carrier of the global economy, the economic development and economic competitiveness of each city has become the focus of competition all over the world. The Global Urban Competitiveness Project Team (GUCP) has been closely tracking the frontier of global urban development since 2005 and has continued to study and publish the Report on the Global Urban Economic Competitiveness (Biennial) (hereinafter referred to as the “Report”), in order to provide useful references for the healthy development of the city globally.