Top 10 Economies of the World: 1990 VS 2011

U.S. ranked first in the top 10 largest economies in the world since 1990. Meanwhile, in this ranking have been some changes.

Some countries jumping up a few positions. Also in the top few new states emerged, and others - have disappeared from the list of the strongest economies in the world.

According to rankings made ​​by Business Insider in 1990, China was the bottom of the table. In 2011, it appears on the 2 nd position. Brazil, which ranks 9 in 1990, passed the 6th place in 2011.

Best Business Women in the World: Indra Krishnamurthy Nooyi, Irene Blecker Rosenfeld, Patricia Ann Woertz

Indra Krishnamurthy Nooyi, born 28 October 1955, is the current Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo, the second largest food & beverage business in the world.  According to Forbes, she is consistently ranked among World's 100 Most Powerful Women.

Economy and Business of India: NOIBA - Special Economic Zones

Noida (short for the New Okhla Industrial Development Area) is an area in India under the management of the New Okhla Industrial Development Authority. Noida came into administrative existence on 17 April 1976 and celebrates 17 April as "Noida Day". It was set up as part of an urbanization thrust during the controversial Emergency period (1975–1977). The city was created under the UP Industrial Area Development Act. It is also home to the Noida Film City.

Economy and Business of India: Mumbai - Special Economic Zones

India was one of the first in Asia to recognize the effectiveness of the Export Processing Zone (EPZ) model in promoting exports, with Asia's first EPZ set up in Kandla in 1965. With a view to overcome the shortcomings experienced on account of the multiplicity of controls and clearances; absence of world-class infrastructure, and an unstable fiscal regime and with a view to attract larger foreign investments in India, the Special Economic Zones (SEZs) Policy was announced in April 2000.

Special Economic Zones in India – Kandla and Gujarat

A Special Economic Zone (SEZ) is a geographical region that has economic laws that are more liberal than a country's typical economic laws. One of the earliest and the most famous Special Economic Zones were founded by the government of the People's Republic of China under Deng Xiaoping in the early 1980s. The most successful Special Economic Zone in China, Shenzhen, has developed from a small village into a city with a population over 10 million within 20 years.

Illegal Sports Gambling. The Vast Majority of Sports Bets are Illegal

The AGA estimates that the Nevada sports books account for only 1–3% of all sports gambling conducted in the country. The vast majority of sports bets, then, 97–99%, are illegal. This makes it difficult to assess exactly how much money is involved.

The 1999 final report of the NGISC estimated that $80 billion to $380 billion per year is wagered illegally on sports in the United States. In 1998 the FBI estimated that illegal sports gambling was a $100 billion industry.

Counterfeit CD. New Figures Released by the European Commission: Illegal and Counterfeit Goods at the EU's External Borders

FPI today responds to new figures released by the European Commission showing customs seizures of illegal and counterfeit goods at the EU's external borders in 2008.

The figures highlight that CD piracy is still a problem even in developed markets. While online piracy often claims a higher profile, the report shows that vast numbers of counterfeit CDs are still being imported into Europe from China. The clandestine manufacture, international distribution and sale of counterfeit CDs remains a huge problem for copyright holders.