WHO WILL BE TOP OF THE TREE IN 2030?
Who will be sitting at the top of the world's economic league table in 2030? Here are the US Department of Agriculture's predictions, and there are some surprises in there.
Starting off the list, Argentina is set to come in as the world's thirtieth largest economy by 2030 after seeing a 1.9% jump from its 2016 worth. This will bring the country's GDP up from $522 billion (£359bn) to $611 billion (£420bn).
After the projected 1.5% growth of Belgium's economy, its value will move from its 2016 figure of $514 billion (£353bn) to $645 billion (£444bn) in 2030.
28) REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA
South Africa will have the twenty-eighth largest economy in the world after seeing an 1.6% increase in GDP between 2016 and 2030, bringing its value up to $647 billion (£445bn) from its current $425 billion (£292bn).
Taiwan's 2016 GDP of $507 (£349bn) billion will see a surge up to $676 (£465bn) billion thanks to a projected 1.6% increase.
According to the forecasted 4% increase in Colombia's economic worth, the country's GDP is set to hit a value of $683 (£470bn) billion by 2030, nearly doubling its 2016 worth of $376 (£259bn) billion.
After an increase of 1.7% over the next 15 years, Sweden's economy will be worth $703 (£483bn) billion as of 2030, up from its 2016 value of $547 (£376bn) billion.
Belgium-Luxembourg are positioned to see a 1.5% rise in the valuation of their economies with their GDP hiking up from its 2016 value of $574 (£395bn) billion to $725 (£498bn) billion by 2030.
Switzerland's economy will be worth $786 billion (£540bn) in 2030 after seeing a 1.5% hike from its 2016 value of $633 (£435bn) billion.
Following the 2.5% increase it's meant to experience, Poland's economical worth will jump from $576 billion (£396bn) to $847 billion (£582bn) by 2030.
Iran's economy is set to grow exponentially following a 5% increase between 2016 and 2030 bringing its GDP up from $430 (£296bn) billion to $857 (£589bn) billion.
After a 3.6% increase, Nigeria's economy will jump from $492 (£338bn) billion in 2016 to $916 billion (£630bn) in worth by 2030.
19) THE NETHERLANDS
The Netherlands will boast an economy worth $1,089bn (£749bn) billion by 2030 thanks to a 1.5% increase from its 2016 value of $868 billion (£597bn).
18) SAUDI ARABIA
Following a projected 3.3% increase to Saudi Arabia's GDP, its economic value is set to jump from $689 (£474bn) billion in 2016 to $1,205 (£829bn) billion in 2030.
With an estimated economic worth of $1,589 (£1,093bn) by 2030, Turkey is set to experience a 4% boom in its economy's value from its 2016 worth of $923 (£635bn) billion.
16) SOUTH KOREA
South Korea's 2016 GDP of $1,310 (£902bn) billion is set to see a projected 2.1% increase, bringing its value up to $1,906 (£1,311bn) billion by 2030.
Spain is set to have the fifteenth biggest economy in the world by 2030 after a 1.7% jump from $1,478 (£1,016bn) billion in 2016 to $1,918 (£1,320bn) billion.
Australia will boast an economy worth $1,943 (£1,336bn) billion as of 2030 following a 2.5% growth from its 2016 GDP of $1,338 (£920bn) billion.
With a value of $1,970 (£1,353bn) billion, Mexico's economy will have seen a 3.3% increase by 2030 from its 2016 figure of $1,244 (£855bn) billion.
Coming in ahead of countries such as Spain and Saudi Arabia, Indonesia's GDP is set to see a 4.4% increase from $1,037 (£712bn) billion in 2016 to $2,077 (£1,426bn) billion in 2030.
Russia's GDP is set to jump from $1,594 (£1,095bn) billion in 2016 to $2,219 (£1,524bn) billion in 2030 after a projected 2.3% increase.
Kicking off the top ten biggest economies in the world in 2030, Italy's GDP will be $2,350 (£1,614bn) by then following a 0.8% increase from its value of $2,071 (£1,423bn) billion in 2016.
Canada is projected to have the ninth biggest economy in the world by 2030 thanks to a 2.1% leap in its GDP. Increasing from a 2016 value of $1,829 (£1,256bn) billion, its economy will be worth $2,486 (£1,707bn) billion.
A 2.5% growth in Brazil's economic value will bring the country's GDP up to $3,161 (£2,172bn) billion from its 2016 figure of $2,315 (£1,590bn) billion.
Taking a leap from its 2016 value of $2,809 (£1,929bn) billion, France is set to have an economy worth $3,476 (£2,388bn) billion by 2030 after a 1.5% increase over the years.
6) UNITED KINGDOM
After a 2.5% boom, the sixth biggest economy in the world in 2030 will belong to the UK. This means its GDP will increase from $2,710 (£1,861bn) billion to $3,815 (£2,620bn) billion.
Germany's economy will be worth a cool $4,308 (£2,958bn) billion in 2030 following a projected 0.9% jump from its value of $3,747 (£2,573bn) billion in 2016.
Should the projected 0.7% increase in Japan's economic worth become reality, its 2016 GDP of $5,792 (£3,977bn) billion will rise to $6,535 (£4,487bn) billion by 2030.
India's economy is set to soar by a huge 6.9% in the next decade and a half, jumping from a GDP of $2,557 (£1,757bn) billion in 2016 to $7,287 (£5,004bn) billion in 2030.
Following a 5% increase from its 2016 GDP of $9,307 (£6,390/) billion, China is set to boast an economy worth $18,829 (£12,935bn) billion by 2030.
1) UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
No huge surprise that the United States takes the number one slot with a projected GDP of $23,857 (£16,380bn) billion in 2030. This is a 2.3% increase from its 2016 value of $17,149 (£11,775bn) billion.