In terms of global economics, a developing country is generally considered to have a smaller economy than giant industrial nations.
Here are 29 developing countries that are showing great potential.
This has been driven by a robust financial sector, making it the big story of the Indian subcontinent in the 21st century.
Tourism has returned with a vengeance to Barbados, a seemingly eternal popular draw for holidaymakers in the West Indies.
Benin’s key trading partner is Nigeria, the most populous nation and biggest economy on the continent.
It bounced back to an impressive 6.2% growth, driven mainly by massive service sector efforts and the uptake of gold exports.