Prosperous Countries In The World

Prosperous Countries In The World

1 . Italy

Known for its rich history, Italy has the 8th largest economy in the world and is one of the founding members of the European Union.

2 . Czech Republic

A formidably resilient country located in Central Europe, Czech Republic has rebounded from its oppressive past and today enjoys a well developed economy centered around its capital city of Prague.

3 . Spain

Another EU member state, like the Czech Republic, Spain has also had a rocky past but after the overthrow of its dictatorship in 1975 it rebounded and up until 2008 had one of the strongest economies in Europe.

4 . Taiwan

Although both mainland China and Taiwan claim to be the real China, Taiwan has managed to fare much better than its significantly larger counterpart.

5 . Slovenia

Another European country that made significant strides in recent years, Slovenia has become a member of both the EU and NATO since gaining its independence.

6 . Hong Kong

Once upon a time Hong Kong was a region dominated by farmers and fishermen. Today it is a fusion of Chinese and Western influences all crammed together into one of the worlds most dynamic metropolises.

7 . France

Emerging from the destruction of World War II, France has become one of the most important players on the world stage.

8 . Japan

Since the end of World War II it has become the worlds third largest economy and Japan is a major source of global capital and credit.

9 . Singapore

Known for its strict laws, Singapore is a wealthy city state located on an island just off the coast of Malaysia.

10 . Belgium

Hosting the capital of the European Union and the headquarters of NATO, Belgium is a multi-linguistic and diverse society that has come to enjoy a very high standard of living since the end of World War II.