The World Economic Forum has released its latest Global Competitive Report, which ranks countries’ competitiveness according to a number of factors, including infrastructure, education, innovation, and opinions of business leaders to name a few. This year sees Switzerland keep the top position, but Asia is also well represented.
Singapore holds steady in second place, with Hong Kong and Japan also making the top ten (ninth and tenth respectively). Also performing strong were Taiwan at 13th and Korea in 19th.
As for China, it held the 29th spot, which was down 26th position from the year before, but still good enough to lead the emerging BRICS economies.
You can view the rest of Asia and the world on the interactive mapo below.