The world's 30 most competitive economies — WEF

The United States is the world's most competitive economy, the Geneva-based World Economic Forum said on Wednesday, after revisions to its annual league table knocked Switzerland off the top spot for the first time in a decade

The United States is the world's most competitive economy, the Geneva-based World Economic Forum said on Wednesday, after revisions to its annual league table knocked Switzerland off the top spot for the first time in a decade.

Last year's rankings, with a different methodology, placed the United States second.

Following is a table showing the top 30 countries, according to the World Economic Forum.

1 United States
2 Singapore
3 Germany
4 Switzerland
5 Japan
6 Netherlands
7 Hong Kong
8 United Kingdom
9 Sweden
10 Denmark
11 Finland
12 Canada
13 Taiwan
14 Australia
15 South Korea
16 Norway
17 France
18 New Zealand
19 Luxembourg
20 Israel
21 Belgium
22 Austria
23 Ireland
24 Iceland
25 Malaysia
26 Spain
27 United Arab Emirates
28 China
29 Czech Republic
30 Qatar

Source: Reuters

Posted on : 17 October 2018
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Last Updated : Thursday 17th October 2019