Lloyd’s City Risk Index warns that a total of $4.6 trillion projected GDP is at risk from manmade and natural disasters in 301 major cities around the world.
Based on original research by the Cambridge Centre for Risk Studies at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School, Lloyd's City Risk Index shows how governments, businesses and communities are highly exposed to systemic, catastrophic shocks and could do more to mitigate risk and improve resilience.
Just ten threats account for 91% of the Total GDP@Risk.
Nearly half of the Total GDP@Risk is linked to manmade threats, including market crash, cyber-attack, power outage and nuclear accident.
Cities with high asset values are the most financially exposed in absolute terms. Taipei, Tokyo, Seoul, New York, Hong Kong, Shanghai and
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