12 global mega-cities set to boom by 2025!



7. Moscow

  • GDP growth: +$225 billion
  • Population growth: NA
  • Per capita GDP growth: $21,429

The city is named after the river Moskva. Moscow is one of largest city economies in Europe and it comprises approximately 20% of Russian GDP.

In 2006, Mercer Human Resources Consulting named Moscow as the world’s most expensive city for expatriate employees, ahead of Tokyo.

The Cherkizovskiy marketplace is the largest marketplace in Europe with daily turnover of about $30 million and about ten thousand sellers from different countries (including China, Turkey, Azerbaijan and India).

Primary industries in Moscow include chemical, metallurgy, food, textile, furniture, energy production, software development and machinery.