Country Profiles and Factors

It is possible to download individual country profiles, factors, or sets of criteria in PDF format.

Country profile

Competitiveness trends, country evolution, strengths and weaknesses as well as all statistical data for the country, including more than 340 criteria (values).

20 pages in PDF format.

Factor and criteria rankings and values

Data are broken down according to four main factors:

  • Economic performance (83 criteria): Macro-economic evaluation of the domestic economy
  • Government efficiency (73 criteria): Extent to which government policies are conducive to competitiveness
  • Business efficiency (71 criteria): Extent to which the national environment encourages enterprises to perform in an innovative, profitable and responsible manner
  • Infrastructure (115 criteria): Extent to which basic, technological, scientific and human resources meet the needs of business

~ 50 pages in PDF format.

PDF version of the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook

The leading annual report on the competitiveness of nations published since 1989: 61 countries, over 340 criteria, 55 partner institutes, profiles, rankings and values, 2016 edition, 560 pages in PDF format (14 MB).

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Mega Dive Thailand – Competitiveness Improvement Program

A Mega Dive is a large-scale interactive workshop which engages participants in the search for different paths to enhance the competitiveness of their organization.

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IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook - Rankings 2016

Our mission is to help people achieve prosperity and quality of life and this is how we expect our rankings to be used and interpreted" said Professor Arturo Bris, Director of the IMD World Competitiveness Center.

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IMD World Competitiveness Center: Competitiveness Programs

Competitiveness programs for companies and governments:
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