It was a record year for high rises in the world, that are at least over 200 meters tall. This year there 144 towers finished in 2017 and many of the tallest being built in the far east. This brings the world total to 1319 of buildings over 200 meters in the world. Of these 15 were classed as super-tall, which are over 300 meters, completed in 2017. China lead all others completing 76 of the buildings in 2017. China remains on top of the builders of skyscrapers.

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