Ireland climbs to No 6 in competitive economy rankings - The Times (subscription)

Ireland has risen one place to sixth in the list of the world's most competitive economies, although the National Competitiveness Council warned in its latest report that rising costs threatened the recovery. The rankings are compiled by the IMD ...

Singapore 'most digitally competitive' - NEWS.com.au

Singapore is now the world's most digitally competitive country, according to an inaugural World Digital Competitiveness ranking by Swiss business school IMD. The new ranking released this week measures a country's ability to adopt digital technologies ...

Qatar ranks 8th in IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2017 - The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar has occupied top rank in the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2017. Qatar ranked 8th in the economic performance, 11 in the government efficiency, 12 in terms of efficiency of the business sector, while ranked 38 in the infrastructure sector.

UAE climbs to 10th in IMD World Competitiveness ranking - Xinhua

DUBAI, May 31 (Xinhua) -- According to the IMD World Competitiveness Center in Lausanne, Switzerland, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has climbed five places to 10th among the most competitive economies globally. The UAE, a major oil supplier and the ...

Kingdom on list of new competitive global elite - Saudi Gazette

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — The world's most competitive countries continue to jostle for the top positions in the 2017 IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook, as the USA is pushed out of the top three. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. Hong Kong has ...

New Zealand still ahead of Australia in global competitiveness ranking - Stuff.co.nz

New Zealand stayed steady in a world ranking on competitiveness, maintaining its spot at 16th and beating out Australia. New Zealand was listed as a top performer due to its fifth-place ranking for "government efficiency". The IMD World Competitiveness ...

U.S. Slips in Global Competitiveness Ranking as China Shoots Up - Bloomberg

The U.S. fell out of the top three in a global competitiveness ranking, as executives' perception of the world's biggest economy deteriorated after Donald Trump's election. The U.S. slipped one spot to fourth in an annual ranking published by the IMD ...

PH improves competitiveness rank 1 notch - Manila Bulletin

The Philippines marginally improved its ranking by one notch to 41st from 42nd in the 2017 World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY) among 63 countries as its impressive economic performance failed to offset declines in business and government efficiency ...

Peru competitiveness up 4.78 points in IMD world ranking - Andina - Agencia Peruana de Noticias

Lima, May. 31. Peru's competitiveness index saw a 4.78-point rise, going from 56.20 to 60.98 points in IMD's latest World Competitiveness Yearbook 2017, Centrum Catolica Graduate Business School reported on Wednesday. The document reveals the Inca ...

Malaysia slips 5 spots in global competitiveness rankings - New Straits Times Online

(File pix) Malaysia slipped to 24th from 19th position in the latest World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY) 2017 compiled by The Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland. (pix by YAZIT RAZALI). By RUPA DAMODARAN - June 1 ...

Australia's competitiveness at 20-year low - SBS

A global survey shows Australia's competitiveness has fallen to its lowest level since 1996, falling from 17 to 21. Source: AAP. 1 Jun 2017 - 4:02 AM UPDATED 4 HOURS AGO. Tweet. Australia's global competitiveness ranking has dropped out of the top 20 ...

Ireland 6th most competitive country in the world - IMD - RTE.ie

Ireland has climbed to sixth in the latest world competitive rankings from Swiss business school IMD. The country has continued its upward trajectory in the rankings, rising from seventh in 2016 to register its best placement since 2000. It was ranked ...

The World's Most Competitive Countries In 2017: The US Feels The Trump Effect - Forbes

When it comes to doing business on a global scale, nations must display excellence and efficiency in economics, government, business and infrastructure. Strengths in these categories lead to a greater level of competitiveness on the world's economic stage.

Switzerland remains competitive despite issues - swissinfo.ch

The strong franc and corporate tax uncertainty have failed to dislodge Switzerland from second place in an annual ranking of the world's most competitive economies. The alpine state was also judged by the Lausanne-based IMD business school to have the ...

UAE among top ten most competitive countries in the world - gulfnews.com

Dubai: The UAE made it into the coveted list of the ten most competitive countries in the world in the 2017, according to the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook. This year, the country improved its ranking by five positions from its 2016 overall global ...

UAE leads the region in global digital competitiveness - gulfnews.com

Dubai: Reinforcing the country's continues improvement global competitiveness ranking, the UAE has emerged a regional leader in digital competitiveness. For the first time this year, the IMD World Competitiveness Centre has published a separate report ...

Ireland moves to sixth place in global competitiveness rankings - Irish Times

Ireland ranks in sixth place in the world competitiveness rankings, its second highest ever placing. The survey of 63 countries, compiled by the IMD business school in Lausanne, Switzerland, linked Ireland's rise in the rankings to the State's recent ...

PHL moves up one notch in world competitiveness ranking - GMA News

The Philippines moved up just one notch in terms of competitiveness on the back of robust economic performance, but lagged in government and business efficiency and poor improvement in infrastructure. The country ranked 41st out of 63 economies in the ...

UAE climbs competitiveness index on economy ranking - The National

The UAE climbed five places in the annual rankings of the IMD World Competitiveness report to number 10 amid moves by governments to decrease reliance on oil revenues and an increase in the private sector's role in the economy. In the separate IMD ...

UAE joins top 10 competitive club - Khaleej Times

The UAE has jumped five positions to rank among the world's top 10 most competitive economies for the first time. Ranked 10th in the World Competitiveness Ranking of 63 countries by IMD World Competitiveness Centre, the UAE is the only Arab country to ...