China is the 28 most competitive nation in the world out of 140 countries ranked in the 2018 edition of the Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum. Competitiveness Rank in China averaged 29.17 from 2007 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 34 in 2008 and a record low of 26 in 2012.

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China Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 49.70 49.40 59.20 38.80 Index Points [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 53.70 54.20 62.20 50.80 percent [+]
Manufacturing PMI 49.90 49.40 52.30 47.20 [+]
Services PMI 51.60 52.00 54.70 50.00 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 4.80 6.30 29.40 -21.10 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.19 0.67 1.32 0.13 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 4.50 6.20 11.40 4.50 percent [+]
New Orders 49.80 49.60 65.10 32.30 Index Points [+]
Changes in Inventories 15873.10 14185.80 15873.10 3.00 CNY HML [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 1808000.00 2056446.00 3060271.00 88416.00 [+]
Car Production 1523000.00 1598000.00 2669100.00 215533.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 1528000.00 1728000.00 2672300.00 213534.00 [+]
Internet Speed 7583.32 6295.74 7583.32 635.70 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 98862937.00 104032031.00 119094184.00 28818357.00 IP [+]
Mining Production 6.60 7.30 7.90 -3.80 percent [+]
Steel Production 87533.00 89091.00 89091.00 4918.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Capacity Utilization 76.40 75.90 78.00 72.90 percent [+]
Competitiveness Index 72.61 71.76 72.61 4.55 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 28.00 28.00 34.00 26.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 50.90 50.60 53.70 48.00 [+]
Cement Production 21003.00 20985.90 23427.00 781.50 Ten Thousands of Tonnes [+]
Corruption Index 39.00 41.00 41.00 21.60 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 87.00 77.00 100.00 40.00 [+]
Corporate Profits 2984000.00 2379020.00 7518710.00 1617.00 CNY Million [+]
Ease of Doing Business 46.00 78.00 99.00 46.00 [+]
Electricity Production 657300.00 583400.00 657300.00 41760.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]


China Competitiveness Rank

The most recent 2018 edition of Global Competitiveness Report assesses 140 economies. In 2018, the World Economic Forum introduced a new methodology emphasizing the role of human capital, innovation, resilience and agility, as not only drivers but also defining features of economic success in the 4th Industrial Revolution. As a result, the GCI scale changed to 1 to 100 from 1 to 7, with higher average score meaning higher degree of competitiveness. The report is made up of 98 variables organized into twelve pillars with the most important including: institutions; infrastructure; ICT adoption; macroeconomic stability; health; skills; product market; labour market; financial system; market size; business dynamism; and innovation capability. This page provides the latest reported value for - China Competitiveness Rank - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. China Competitiveness Rank - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
28.00 28.00 34.00 26.00 2007 - 2018 Yearly




Country Last Previous
United States 1.00 Dec/18
Singapore 2.00 Dec/18
Germany 3.00 Dec/18
Switzerland 4.00 Dec/18
Japan 5.00 Dec/18
Netherlands 6.00 Dec/18
United Kingdom 8.00 Dec/18
Canada 12.00 Dec/18
Australia 14.00 Dec/18
South Korea 15.00 Dec/18
France 17.00 Dec/18
Spain 26.00 Dec/18
China 28.00 Dec/18
Italy 31.00 Dec/18
Saudi Arabia 39.00 Dec/18
Russia 43.00 Dec/18
Indonesia 45.00 Dec/18
Mexico 46.00 Dec/18
India 58.00 Dec/18
Turkey 61.00 Dec/18
South Africa 67.00 Dec/18
Brazil 72.00 Dec/18
Argentina 81.00 Dec/18


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