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Hong Kong, World’s Most Competitive Economy

Hong Kong has topped the 2011 World Competitiveness rankings unveiled by International Institute for Management Development (IMD).  The US, Singapore (last year’s #1), Sweden and Switzerland round out the top five, while Spain inched up one place to 36th. The ranking is based on 331 indicators comprising four competitiveness factors: infrastructure, economic development, government efficiency, …
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World Competitiveness Yearbook 2010 Rankings

At the top of this year’s World Competitiveness scoreboard is Singapore, moving up two places from last year’s position. Hong Kong remained in 2nd place while last year’s leader, the United States, dropped to 3rd. Spain improved on last year’s position, moving up from 39th to 36th. The list, which ranks the world’s 58 leading …
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Benchmarking Ireland’s Performance 2009

Each year the National Competitiveness Council (NCC) publishes a two-volume annual competitiveness report. Volume one of the series, “Benchmarking Ireland’s Performance,” is a collection of 140 statistical indicators of Ireland’s competitiveness performance in relation to 17 other economies and the OECD and EU averages. The report is available on the web.

The Mexico Competitiveness Report 2009

The World Economic Forum today released “The Mexico Competitiveness Report 2009”, the first ever study of its type for Mexico. Using the Global Competitiveness Index’s methodology and the latest thinking in competitiveness research, The Mexico Competitiveness Report 2009 provides a comprehensive overview of the country’s current competitiveness landscape, highlighting strengths and problematic areas. To find …
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The Africa Competitiveness Report 2009

The Africa Competitiveness Report 2009 has been launched by the World Economic Forum, The African Development Bank and the World Bank. The report points out that limited access to financial services remains a major obstacle for African enterprises. However, in order to be more competitive in the global marketplace, African governments must improve infrastructure, health …
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