Competitiveness Rank | Forecast | 2016-2020

Last 2017 2018 2019 2020
United States 3.00 Dec/17 3 3 3 3
China 28.00 Dec/17   29 29 30 30
Japan 8.00 Dec/17   9 10 7 6
Germany 5.00 Dec/17   4 4 3 3
United Kingdom 7.00 Dec/17   6 8 7 6
France 21.00 Dec/17 21 20 19 18
India 39.00 Dec/17   55 53 52 51
Italy 44.00 Dec/17   42 41 40 39
Brazil 81.00 Dec/17   74 73 72 71
Canada 15.00 Dec/17   12 11 10 9
South Korea 26.00 Dec/17   25 24 23 21
Australia 22.00 Dec/17   25.21 26.41 27.84 29.47
Russia 43.00 Dec/17 43 42 40 39
Spain 32.00 Dec/17   31 30 29 28
Mexico 51.00 Dec/17 51 50 49 50
Indonesia 41.00 Dec/17   35 33 32 30
Last 2017 2018 2019 2020
Albania 80.00 Dec/17   90 89 91 94
Algeria 87.00 Dec/17   93.53 92.8 89.51 88.29
Angola 140.00 Dec/15 140 140 140 140
Argentina 104.00 Dec/17   106 99.69 100 98
Armenia 79.00 Dec/17   83.87 95.78 97.42 91.54
Australia 22.00 Dec/17   25.21 26.41 27.84 29.47
Austria 19.00 Dec/17   18.81 17.36 25.2 29.47
Azerbaijan 37.00 Dec/17   39.94 40.97 45.06 46.2
Bahrain 48.00 Dec/17   44.03 45.03 38.94 43.44
Bangladesh 106.00 Dec/17   109 108 109 110
Barbados 72.00 Dec/17   67.87 74.76 72.49 66.83
Belgium 17.00 Dec/17   20 20 20 20
Belize 123.00 Dec/12 123 123 123 123
Benin 124.00 Dec/17   122 121 113 109
Bhutan 97.00 Dec/17   103 107 102 105
Bolivia 121.00 Dec/17   113 115 112 111
Bosnia and Herzegovina 107.00 Dec/17   110 102 91.47 89.8
Botswana 64.00 Dec/17   68.22 70.86 67.8 74.52
Brazil 81.00 Dec/17   74 73 72 71
Brunei 58.00 Dec/17   54.79 65.8 69.38 68.7
Bulgaria 50.00 Dec/17   57 61 67 71
Burkina Faso 135.00 Dec/15   132 127 125 118
Burundi 135.00 Dec/17   135 130 126 126
Cambodia 89.00 Dec/17   91.87 91.1 92.72 93.97
Cameroon 119.00 Dec/17   114 114 115 116
Canada 15.00 Dec/17   12 11 10 9
Cape Verde 110.00 Dec/17   115 116 117 117
Chad 136.00 Dec/17   141 129 126 125
Chile 33.00 Dec/17   36 35 35 36
China 28.00 Dec/17   29 29 30 30
Colombia 61.00 Dec/17   64 70 71 68
Costa Rica 54.00 Dec/17   54.79 56.4 57.42 57.39
Croatia 74.00 Dec/17   71 70 67 64
Cyprus 83.00 Dec/17   71.82 79.96 86.76 93.63
Czech Republic 31.00 Dec/17   33.68 30.31 37.8 47.32
Denmark 12.00 Dec/17   12.66 11.24 10.93 10.97
Dominican Republic 92.00 Dec/17   96.53 92.77 96.34 98.73
East Timor 136.00 Dec/15   137 138 138 133
Ecuador 91.00 Dec/17   78 80 82 83
Egypt 115.00 Dec/17   114 113 111 110
El Salvador 105.00 Dec/17   104 92.28 82.44 89.22
Estonia 30.00 Dec/17   33.98 36.18 30.31 20.24
Ethiopia 109.00 Dec/17   113 124 127 117
Finland 10.00 Dec/17   11.14 12.9 14.93 14.82
France 21.00 Dec/17 21 20 19 18
Gabon 108.00 Dec/17   108 105 107 105
Gambia 123.00 Dec/17   125 117 103 95.2
Georgia 59.00 Dec/17   67 72 78 84
Germany 5.00 Dec/17   4 4 3 3
Ghana 114.00 Dec/17 114 116 113 118
Greece 86.00 Dec/17   80 79 78 77
Guatemala 78.00 Dec/17   77.84 84.35 85.72 86.41
Guinea 140.00 Dec/16   145 143 144 143
Guyana 121.00 Dec/16   108 106 111 114
Haiti 134.00 Dec/16   136 138 138 139
Honduras 88.00 Dec/17   90.47 88.59 87.66 89.87
Hong Kong 9.00 Dec/17   8.09 9.05 9.41 8.73
Hungary 69.00 Dec/17   61 58 56 57
Iceland 27.00 Dec/17   27.74 24.75 23.47 22.45
India 39.00 Dec/17   55 53 52 51
Indonesia 41.00 Dec/17   35 33 32 30
Iran 76.00 Dec/17   73.42 74.22 73.51 73.22
Ireland 23.00 Dec/17 23 22 21 20
Israel 24.00 Dec/17   27.62 26.26 24.21 20.86
Italy 44.00 Dec/17   42 41 40 39
Ivory Coast 99.00 Dec/17   98.49 96.16 100 106
Jamaica 75.00 Dec/17   79.33 75.05 72.93 75.2
Japan 8.00 Dec/17   9 10 7 6
Jordan 63.00 Dec/17   62.37 58.44 56.77 56.31
Kazakhstan 53.00 Dec/17   46 49 51 52
Kenya 96.00 Dec/17   94.26 105 106 98.11
Kuwait 38.00 Dec/17   35.32 34.81 37.36 34.5
Kyrgyzstan 108.00 Dec/15   108 117 123 124
Laos 93.00 Dec/17   92.27 82.39 92.86 82.52
Latvia 49.00 Dec/17   46 47 48 49
Lebanon 101.00 Dec/17   99.72 79.9 101 95.07
Lesotho 120.00 Dec/17   121 123 129 126
Liberia 131.00 Dec/17   126 126 125 125
Libya 126.00 Dec/15   120 108 107 99.55
Lithuania 35.00 Dec/17   42 48 47 43
Luxembourg 20.00 Dec/17   28.63 20.91 20.41 40.28
Macedonia 68.00 Dec/17   66 75 80 81
Madagascar 128.00 Dec/17   129 124 123 121
Malawi 134.00 Dec/17   132 131 130 129
Malaysia 25.00 Dec/17   15 14 13 12
Mali 125.00 Dec/17   127 122 121 122
Malta 40.00 Dec/17   40.16 35.43 37.57 40.36
Mauritania 137.00 Dec/17   141 134 129 127
Mauritius 45.00 Dec/17   48 49 50 50
Mexico 51.00 Dec/17 51 50 49 50
Moldova 100.00 Dec/17   89.86 89.84 89.85 89.85
Mongolia 102.00 Dec/17   96.85 102 98.44 101
Montenegro 82.00 Dec/17   69.48 74.86 68.59 63.17
Morocco 70.00 Dec/17   70.68 69.62 70.58 71.3
Mozambique 133.00 Dec/17   139 139 133 126
Myanmar 131.00 Dec/16   135 135 135 135
Namibia 84.00 Dec/17   84.13 83.98 83.99 83.29
Nepal 98.00 Dec/17   96.5 99.69 109 116
Netherlands 4.00 Dec/17   5.95 13.62 16.12 16.37
New Zealand 13.00 Dec/17   13.37 11.36 12.52 13.39
Nicaragua 103.00 Dec/17   109 99.63 111 116
Nigeria 124.00 Dec/16   123 123 125 126
Norway 11.00 Dec/17   10.97 11.84 12.83 13.38
Oman 66.00 Dec/17   65.27 61.45 52.98 42.45
Pakistan 122.00 Dec/17   125 124 123 122
Panama 42.00 Dec/17   48.35 40.61 45.25 48.09
Paraguay 117.00 Dec/17   119 119 120 120
Peru 67.00 Dec/17   71.53 72.55 72.97 73.14
Philippines 57.00 Dec/17   43 39.7 37.5 37
Poland 36.00 Dec/17   40 39 38 37
Portugal 46.00 Dec/17   45 44 43 42
Puerto Rico 32.00 Dec/15   33.73 34.21 34.55 34.78
Qatar 18.00 Dec/17   12.39 11.61 11.24 11.06
Romania 62.00 Dec/17   52.33 52.23 52.22 52.22
Russia 43.00 Dec/17 43 42 40 39
Rwanda 52.00 Dec/17   59.1 51.44 54.25 56.77
Saudi Arabia 29.00 Dec/17   24 23 22 21
Senegal 112.00 Dec/17   109 110 109 109
Serbia 90.00 Dec/17   92.33 90.38 92.61 93.68
Seychelles 97.00 Dec/16   93.34 90.03 88.51 87.62
Sierra Leone 132.00 Dec/17   138 134 136 137
Singapore 2.00 Dec/17 2 2 1 1
Slovakia 65.00 Dec/17   65.04 65.37 65.32 65.33
Slovenia 56.00 Dec/17   59.54 59.57 59.57 59.57
South Africa 47.00 Dec/17   48 47 46 45
South Korea 26.00 Dec/17   25 24 23 21
Spain 32.00 Dec/17   31 30 29 28
Sri Lanka 71.00 Dec/17   67.78 69.97 68.14 68.59
Suriname 110.00 Dec/15   110 110 110 110
Swaziland 128.00 Dec/16   128 128 128 128
Sweden 6.00 Dec/17   10.81 6.84 3.71 3.97
Switzerland 1.00 Dec/17 1 1 1 1
Syria 98.00 Dec/12   91.87 89.5 89.39 89.33
Taiwan 14.00 Dec/17   13.62 13.03 12.98 13.44
Tajikistan 77.00 Dec/17   80.13 76.04 79.64 86
Tanzania 116.00 Dec/17   118 110 109 106
Thailand 34.00 Dec/17   30.51 29 28 27
Trinidad and Tobago 94.00 Dec/17   88.58 88.68 82.64 84.49
Tunisia 95.00 Dec/17   96.13 89.25 78.57 68.13
Turkey 55.00 Dec/17   50 49 48 47
Uganda 113.00 Dec/17   115 113 111 109
Ukraine 85.00 Dec/17   77.86 77.4 77.21 77.13
United Arab Emirates 16.00 Dec/17 16 14 13 11
United Kingdom 7.00 Dec/17   6 8 7 6
United States 3.00 Dec/17 3 3 3 3
Uruguay 73.00 Dec/17   67.92 65.64 66.06 71.83
Venezuela 130.00 Dec/17   132 123 119 112
Vietnam 60.00 Dec/17   65 67 68 70
Yemen 138.00 Dec/17   140 140 140 140
Zambia 118.00 Dec/17   107 123 124 117
Zimbabwe 126.00 Dec/17   125 124 128 130


This page provides forecasts for Competitiveness Rank including a long-term outlook for the next decades, medium-term expectations for the next four quarters and short-term market predictions. 12/10/2016