While just about every country in the world depends on oil, not all countries produce it. The top ten countries accounted for more than 64 percent of the world’s oil production.
Drug companies spend billions on R&D, which is the lifeline of the pharma industry. According to a report published by the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development, it costs about $2.6 billion to develop a new drug and bring it to market.
Some products were well ahead of their time. Some got
pricing wrong, some were just plain dumb.
For the first time since A.T. Kearney's Global Cities Index began in 2008, the Big Apple did not top the list.