The Role of Second Tier Cities: Comparison by Country

The role of second tier cities

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Amid intense competition, businesses shift their attention towards second tier cities across the world as markets are expected to be less saturated there. The datagraphics reveals the relative importance of the US, India and China’s five largest cities by population and the next 25 cities (or mid-sized cities). In India, the mid-sized cities are considerably less important than the country’s five largest cities – and that is in deep contrast to US.