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At $2.73 trn, India's economy pushed to 7th spot; UK, France march ahead

UK's economy grew to $2.82 trillion and the French economy expanded to $2.78 trillion in 2018, against India's $2.73 trillion, World bank data showed

At $2.73 trn, India’s economy pushed to 7th spot; UK, France march ahead
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Indivjal Dhasmana New Delhi
The UK and France have toppled India from the position of the fifth-largest economy in 2018, according to data compiled by the World Bank.

Earlier data had shown that India had become the sixth largest economy in 2017, pushing France to the seventh place. However, the latest data showed that India had in fact become the fifth-largest economy that year, ahead of even the UK.

In 2017, India’s economic size stood at $2.65 trillion, followed by the UK at $2.64 trillion and France at $2.59 trillion.

However, this status was short lived as the UK’s economy grew to $2.82 trillion and the French

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First Published: Jul 31 2019 | 11:15 PM IST

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