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Emerging Market Analysis: Smart City Snapshot — China, Brazil and Qatar

Published: 14 October 2013

ID: G00247677

Analyst(s): Tina T. Tang, Elia San Miguel, Bettina Tratz-Ryan , Ganesh Ramamoorthy


Urbanization in emerging markets is challenged by the need to upgrade existing infrastructure, services and citizen activities. Smart cities like Wuhan, Rio de Janeiro and Doha will help product and solution providers identify and effectively market to capitalize on immediate opportunities.

Table Of Contents


  • Introduction
  • China
    • Drivers
    • Inhibitors
    • Wuhan
  • Brazil
    • Drivers
    • Inhibitors
    • Rio de Janeiro
  • Qatar
    • Drivers
    • Inhibitors
    • Doha/Msheireb Downtown

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