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GFCI 19 Asia/Pacific

Singapore overtook Hong Kong by a marginal two points to become third in the overall index.  The two Korean centres both fell having made large gains recently.  In China, Shanghai and Shenzhen both fell in the ratings whilst Beijing and Dalian both rose.  Qingdao was a new entrant to the index:

City GFCI 19 Rank GFCI 19 Rating GFCI 18 Rank GFCI 18 Rating Change in Rank Change in Rating
Singapore37554750▲1▲5
Hong Kong47533755▼1▼2
Tokyo57285725-▲3
Seoul127056724▼6▼19
Shanghai1669321698▲5▼5
Sydney1769215705▼2▼13
Shenzhen1968823694▲4▼6
Osaka2068720699-▼12
Beijing2368229676▲6▲6
Taipei2467726686▲2▼9
Melbourne3066927685▼3▼16
Dalian3166841660▲10▲8
Kuala Lumpur3664945656▲9▼7
Busan3864424690▼14▼46
Mumbai4264059627▲17▲13
Bangkok4763348651▲1▼18
Manila5562455631-▼7
Jakarta5862173610▲15▲11
Qingdao79594----

The progress of the top five centres over time is shown below.  These centres have been relatively stable for the past three years having seen significant rises in previous years: 

Asia Chart