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MarketLine: New Access and Interface Upgrade

We would like to inform you that MarketLine database has been upgraded to a new and improved user interface. The URL also has changed. MarketLine is a multi-disciplinary product by GlobalData Plc, providing global Business Intelligence on Companies, Countries, Industries & Case Studies on an easy to use online platform. Users can compare economic & …
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The Democracy Index 2018

The latest edition of the Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) Democracy Index reveals that despite a growing disillusionment with formal political institutions, political participation is on the rise in almost every region around the world, with the population being spurred into political action. The Index – which assesses the global state of democracy in 2018 – …
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IESE Cities in Motion Index 2017

The third edition of the Cities in Motion Index (CIMI) evaluates cities’ level of development in relation to 10 key areas or dimensions: governance, urban planning, public management, technology, the environment, international outreach, social cohesion, mobility and transportation, human capital and the economy. This edition includes 181 cities, including 72 capitals, representing more than 80 …
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Corruption Perceptions Index 2016

Over two-thirds of the 176 countries and territories in this year’s Corruption Perceptions Index fall below the midpoint of the scale of 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean). The global average score is a paltry 43, indicating endemic corruption in a country’s public sector. This year’s results highlight the connection between corruption and inequality, …
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Corruption Perceptions Index 2015

Denmark, Sweden and Finland tied for top place in this year’s edition of the annual Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), published by Transparency International, a global organization dedicated to combating corruption. Somalia, North Korea and Afghanistan are the world’s most corrupt nations, according to the ranking. Spain ranked 36th. The index score relates to perceptions of the degree of corruption as seen …
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The Global Information Technology Report 2015

The report published by World Economic Forum features the latest iteration of the Networked Readiness Index, which assesses the factors, policies and institutions that enable a country to fully leverage information and communication technologies (ICTs) for increased competitiveness and well-being. The 2015 results, which covers 143 economies, confirms the dominance of advanced economies and the …
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The Happiest Places on Earth

The happiest countries in the world are all in Northern Europe and they include Switzerland, Iceland and Denmark. The least happy countries are Togo, Burundi and Siria. Spain ranks 36th, according to the findings of the World Happiness Report. The report, produced by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), looked at such factors as healthy life expectancy, the …
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Corruption Perceptions Index 2014

Denmark, New Zealand and Finland tied for top place in this year’s edition of the annual Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), published by Transparency International, a global organization dedicated to combating corruption. Sudan, North Korea and Somalia are the world’s most corrupt nations, according to the ranking. Spain ranked 37th. The index score relates to perceptions of the degree of corruption …
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The Global Talent Index 2014

United States with a score of 74.5 percent ranks number one in the Global Talent Index (GTI) prepared by Economist Intelligence Unit, followed by Denmark in second position and Finland in third. Spain ranks in 21st position. The Global Talent Index Report: The Outlook to 2015 seeks to inform their thinking by assessing talent trends …
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Doing Business in Germany

Jointly produced by HSBC and PriceWaterhouseCoopers, this publication is an extremely useful introduction for anyone interested in doing business in Germany. It includes very clear, simple information about the fiscal landscape, human resources, overseas markets, banking, etc. Click here to download the full report.