Moscow entered the top 20 of the Services Globalization Index rating for the digital transformation of cities and took 18th place in the list compiled by the international consulting agency Tholons, RIA News reported.
According to the Deputy Mayor of Moscow on Economic Policy, Property, and Land Relations, Vladimir Efimov, the city has risen by five points compared to the previous year. The first places were taken by Bangalore (India), Sao Paulo (Brazil), and Toronto (Canada). Along with Moscow, there are such megacities as Dubai, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Seoul, and others.
It is specified that experts assessed cities according to 5 groups of indicators, namely digitalization and innovation, human capital, costs and infrastructure, development of the business environment, and safety and quality of life. It is emphasized that Moscow is currently competing with other megalopolises in introducing innovations, which makes it possible to provide a comfortable life for the townspeople.