Emerging economies are gaining on usGLOBAL ISSUES The question is, where will Canada's wealth creation come from in future, asks columnist David Crane

The $15.3 billion (U.S.) bid by the Brazilian mining giant Companhia Vale do Rio Doce for Inco Ltd. underlines a huge change underway in the global economy — the emergence of a growing number of new multinationals from emerging economies that will increasingly challenge the economic power of the rich-country world.
In a recent Forbes magazine list of the world's 2,000 largest publicly traded companies, 378 were from emerging economies around the...
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