Corruption Perceptions Index

119 / 168

The Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) ranks countries in terms of the degree to which corruption is perceived to exist in the misuse of public power for private benefit.

Transparency International open_in_new (2015)


Ease of Doing Business Rank

137 / 177

The Ease of Doing Business Rankings measures the vibrancy of a country’s business environment based on business regulations in place.

Doing Business open_in_new (2015)


Ease of Paying Taxes Rank

128 / 187

The Ease of Paying Taxes Survey ranks countries based on their total tax rate as well as measuring the administrative burden of paying taxes.

PwC open_in_new (2015)


Freedom of the Press

103 / 195

The Freedom of the Press Survey assesses the degree of print, broadcast, and internet freedom of every country in the world.

Freedom House open_in_new (2015)


Global Competitiveness Report

137 / 140

The Global Competitiveness Report provides a description of the economic competitiveness of a country based on enabling high productivity levels.

World Economic Forum open_in_new (2015)


Index of Economic Freedom

147 / 178

The Index of Economic Freedom determines whether individuals in a country are free to work, produce, consume, and invest without being constrained by the state. Scale ranks countries on a basis of 1-100, with 100 representing the greatest amount of economic autonomy from government intervention.

Heritage Foundation open_in_new (2015)


Inward FDI Potential Index

114 / 141

The Inward FDI Potential Index evaluates the attractiveness of countries to foreign investors.

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development 2006 open_in_new (2006)


KOF Index of Globalization

152 / 187

The KOF Index of Globalization measures the economic, social, and political dimensions of globalization in each country.

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich open_in_new (2016)


Management Index (Political Leadership Towards Democracy and a Market Economy)

50 / 129

The Management Index evaluates the reform activities of political decision-makers in working toward a market-based democracy

Bertelsmann Stiftung open_in_new (2014)


Open Budget Index

38 / 102

The Open Budget Index indicates how transparent and accountable the national budget of a country is.

International Budget Partnership open_in_new (2015)


Status Index (Political and Economic Transformation)

74 / 129

The Status Index evaluates the political and economic transformation dimensions of a country based on how well the ground rules for democracy are anchored in society.

Bertelsmann Stiftung open_in_new (2014)


Additional rankings and indices are available in the Rankings section of the globalEDGE Resource Directory.

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