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Kuwait ranked last among GCC countries in Global Cities Index

KUWAIT CITY, June 2: Kuwait has been ranked 76th globally and the last among the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries in Global Cities Index issued by the AT Kearney Research Foundation. The index includes 130 international cities, reports Al-Rai daily.

The index measures the performance and future prospects of global cities and most of these cities are likely to grow in the future according to several factors, including economic activity, which includes capital flows, market dynamics and large corporations, as well as human capital, which measures education levels.

The index also includes other factors such as information sharing, measures access to information via the Internet and other media sources, as well as cultural experience and political participation.

Dubai topped the list of GCC cities after being ranked 26th in the world, followed by Doha in the 61st place in the world, followed by Riyadh, which was ranked 67th in the world, and Abu Dhabi, which ranked 69th globally, and Jeddah, ranked 75th in the world, and Muscat, which is ranked 99th in the world.

On the other hand, New York City topped the list of world cities, followed by London, Paris, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore, Los Angeles, Chicago, Beijing and Washington respectively.

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