4hw.com.cn: the world bank's GDP ranking is released. The world bank's 2017 GDP ranking updated in early July shows that India has surpassed France to become the sixth largest economy in the world.
According to the world bank, India's GDP in 2017 was $2.597 trillion, while France's GDP in 2017 was $2.582 trillion.
According to the world bank, France's per capita GDP is about 20 times that of India.
In the world bank's 2017 GDP ranking, the top five economies are the United States, China, Japan, Germany and the United Kingdom. Britain's GDP in 2017 was US $2.622 trillion.
At the end of 2017, the center for economic and business research, a British consulting firm, predicted that India's GDP would surpass that of France and the UK in 2018.
The main drivers of India's economy in 2017 were manufacturing and consumer spending. The International Monetary Fund forecasts that India's economy will grow by 7.4% in 2018, driven by household spending and tax reform.