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Singapore 2.00 Dec/18
Japan 5.00 Dec/18
Hong Kong 7.00 Dec/18
Taiwan 13.00 Dec/18
South Korea 15.00 Dec/18
Israel 20.00 Dec/18
Malaysia 25.00 Dec/18
United Arab Emirates 27.00 Dec/18
China 28.00 Dec/18
Qatar 30.00 Dec/18
Thailand 38.00 Dec/18
Saudi Arabia 39.00 Dec/18
Indonesia 45.00 Dec/18
Oman 47.00 Dec/18
Bahrain 50.00 Dec/18
Kuwait 54.00 Dec/18
Philippines 56.00 Dec/18
India 58.00 Dec/18
Kazakhstan 59.00 Dec/18
Brunei 62.00 Dec/18
Georgia 66.00 Dec/18
Azerbaijan 69.00 Dec/18
Armenia 70.00 Dec/18
Jordan 73.00 Dec/18
Vietnam 77.00 Dec/18
Lebanon 80.00 Dec/18
Bhutan 82.00 Dec/18
Sri Lanka 85.00 Dec/18
Iran 89.00 Dec/18
Kyrgyzstan 97.00 Dec/18
Syria 98.00 Dec/12
Mongolia 99.00 Dec/18
Tajikistan 102.00 Dec/18
Bangladesh 103.00 Dec/18
Pakistan 107.00 Dec/18
Nepal 109.00 Dec/18
Cambodia 110.00 Dec/18
Laos 112.00 Dec/18
Myanmar 131.00 Dec/16
East Timor 136.00 Dec/15
Yemen 139.00 Dec/18


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.