CIVETS (Colombia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, Turkey and South Africa)

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DEFINITION of 'CIVETS (Colombia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, Turkey and South Africa)'

An acronym given to the countries Colombia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, Turkey and South Africa, which are predicted by some to be among the next emerging markets to quickly rise in economic prominence over the coming decades. The acronym plays off the term BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) which indicates the fastest growing emerging economies over the last decade.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'CIVETS (Colombia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, Turkey and South Africa)'

The positive aspects of the CIVETS group of countries includes relative political stability (especially when compared to previous generations), young populations that focused on education and overall growing economic trends. Exposure to these countries has recently become possible for the retail investor through the use of ETFs from specific countries.

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