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7 March 2012updated 22 Oct 2020 3:55pm

Chart of the day: the rise of Brazil

Brazil surges past the UK to become the world's fifth largest economy.

By Linda Colley

With the news that Brazil has overtaken the UK to become the world’s sixth largest economy, here’s what the current global economic league table looks like and what it’s expected to look like in 2020.

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