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15 Richest city in the World. New York is not No.1!

When deciding which city to build your career, it’s important to chose one that actually has money. We just picked the 15 richest city for you start from.

15. São Paulo

GDP: $430.5 billions

São Paulo is considered the “financial capital of Brazil”, as it is the location for the headquarters of major corporations and of banks and financial institutions. São Paulo is Brazil’s highest GDP city and the 10th largest in the world, using Purchasing power parity. According to data of IBGE, its gross domestic product in 2010 was R$450 billion, approximately US$220 billion, 12.26% of Brazilian GDP and 36% of all production of goods and services of the State of São Paulo.

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14. Washington, DC

GDP: $442.2 billions

Washington has a growing, diversified economy with an increasing percentage of professional and business service jobs. The gross state product of the District in 2010 was $103.3 billion, which would rank it No. 34 compared to the 50 states. The gross product of the Washington Metropolitan Area was $435 billion in 2014, making it the sixth-largest metropolitan economy in the United States.

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13. Houston

GDP: $483.2 billions

Houston is recognized worldwide for its energy industry—particularly for oil and natural gas—as well as for biomedical research and aeronautics. Renewable energy sources—wind and solar—are also growing economic bases in the city. The Houston Ship Channel is also a large part of Houston’s economic base.

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12. Rhine-Ruhr

GDP: $485.2 billions

Historically, most of the Ruhr area was for the most part characterized by heavy industry since the age of industrialisation in the late 19th and early 20th century. Since the Middle Ages, Cologne, Dortmund and other cities were important regional trading cities, but during the 19th century the city of Düsseldorf grew to become the administrative center of the region and since 1945 its political capital.

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11. Beijing

GDP: $506.1 billions

As of 2016, Beijing’ nominal GDP was US$386.45 billion, about 3.45% of the country’s GDP and ranked 12th among province-level administrative units; its nominal GDP per capita was US$17,795 and ranked the 1st in the country.

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10. Moscow

GDP: $553.3 billions

Moscow has one of the largest municipal economies in Europe and it accounts more than one-fifth of Russia’s gross domestic product. As of 2016, the nominal GRP in Moscow reached ₽14,3 trillion$250 billion, $20,500 per capita

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9. Chicago

GDP: $563.2 billions

Chicago has the third-largest gross metropolitan product in the United States—about $658.6 billion according to 2014–2016 estimates. The city has also been rated as having the most balanced economy in the United States, due to its high level of diversification. In 2007, Chicago was named the fourth-most important business center in the world in the MasterCard Worldwide Centers of Commerce Index.

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8. Shanghai

GDP: $594.0 billions

Shanghai is the commercial and financial center of China, and ranks 13th in the 2017 edition of the Global Financial Centres Index published by the Z/Yen Group and Qatar Financial Centre Authority. It also ranks the most expensive city to live in Mainland China, according to the study of Economist Intelligence Unit in 2017.

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7. Osaka–Kobe

GDP: $671.3[Note 6] billions

Compared with other urban regions of the world, the agglomeration of Osaka-Kobe is the ninth largest economy, in terms of gross metropolitan product at purchasing power parity, in 2015 according to a study by the Brookings Institution.

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6. Paris

GDP: $715.1 billions

The economy of the City of Paris is today is based largely on services and commerce; of the 390,480 enterprises in the city, 80.6 percent are engaged in commerce, transportation, and diverse services, 6.5 percent in construction, and just 3.8 percent in industry. The story is similar in the Paris Region, or Île-de-France.

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5. London

GDP: $835.7 billions

London generates about 20 per cent of the UK’s GDP; while the economy of the London metropolitan area—the largest in Europe—generates about 30 per cent of the UK’s GDP. London has five major business districts: the City, Westminster, Canary Wharf, Camden & Islington and Lambeth & Southwark.

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4. Seoul

GDP: $845.9 billions

Seoul is the business and financial hub of South Korea. Although it accounts for only 0.6 percent of the nation’s land area, 48.3 percent of South Korea’s bank deposits were held in Seoul in 2003, and the city generated 23 percent of the country’s GDP overall in 2012. In 2008 the Worldwide Centers of Commerce Index ranked Seoul No.9.

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3. Los Angeles

GDP: $860.5 billions

The economy of Los Angeles is driven by international trade, entertainment, aerospace, technology, petroleum, fashion, apparel, and tourism. Other significant industries include finance, telecommunications, law, healthcare, and transportation. In the 2017 Global Financial Centres Index, Los Angeles was ranked as having the 19th most competitive financial center in the world, and sixth most competitive in United States.

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2. New York City

GDP: $1,403 billions

New York is a global hub of business and commerce. The city is a major center for banking and finance, retailing, world trade, transportation, tourism, real estate, new media, traditional media, advertising, legal services, accountancy, insurance, theater, fashion, and the arts in the United States; while Silicon Alley, metonymous for New York’s broad-spectrum high technology sphere, continues to expand.

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1. Tokyo

GDP: $1,617 billions

Tokyo has the largest metropolitan economy in the world. According to a study conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers, the Tokyo urban area of 38 million people had a total GDP of $2 trillion in 2012, which topped that list. 51 of the companies listed on the Fortune Global 500 are based in Tokyo, almost twice that of the second-placed city.

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