World Competitiveness Yearbook

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The World Competitiveness Yearbook is an annual report published by the Swiss-based International Institute for Management Development on the competitiveness of nations and has been published since 1989.[1] The yearbook benchmarks the performance of 60 countries based on 333 criteria measuring different facets of competitiveness. It uses two types of data:

  • 2/3 hard statistical data (international/national sources)
  • 1/3 survey data (Executive Opinion Survey)

World Competitiveness Scoreboard 2013[edit]

Rank Country/Territory Score[2]
1  United States 100.000
8  United Arab Emirates 88.439
9  Germany 86.197
10  Qatar 85.505
11  Taiwan 85.193
12  Denmark 83.514
13  Luxembourg 83.305
14  Netherlands 83.158
15  Malaysia 83.145
16  Australia 80.513
17  Ireland 79.591
18  United Kingdom 79.150
19  Israel 78.210
20  Finland 78.187
21  China 77.040
22  South Korea 75.169
23  Austria 74.711
24  Japan 74.529
25  New Zealand 73.942
26  Belgium 73.133
27  Thailand 72.966
28  France 71.327
29  Iceland 69.012
30  Chile 67.994
31  Lithuania 66.488
32  Mexico 65.626
33  Poland 65.437
34  Kazakhstan 64.899
35  Czech Republic 64.614
36  Estonia 64.422
37  Turkey 63.611
38  Philippines 63.146
39  Indonesia 61.805
40  India 59.888
41  Latvia 58.678
42  Russia 56.809
43  Peru 56.627
44  Italy 56.328
45  Spain 56.289
46  Portugal 56.225
47  Slovakia 54.485
48  Colombia 54.365
49  Ukraine 54.234
50  Hungary 53.497

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