IMD World Competitiveness Center Press Site

Please find information on the different Rankings of the IMD World Competitiveness Center and the Smart City Observatory on this website dedicated to our partners and the media. 

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Lausanne, Switzerland, 17 June 2021:
Singapore slips and Europe shows strength as a group in world competitiveness ranking. The 2021 IMD World Competitiveness Ranking (WCR) is the perennial work of IMD’s World Competitiveness Center.

Lausanne, Switzerland, 1 October 2020: 
The United States and Singapore have come in first and second, respectively, in the 2020 IMD World Digital Competitiveness Ranking, an analysis of how economies employ digital technologies, which could help predict their ability to weather the pandemic. 

Lausanne, Switzerland, 12 November 2020: Reducing reliance on physical mobility will be a key factor in the post-COVID economic recovery, according to 2020 World Talent Ranking.

Lausanne, Switzerland, 17 September 2020: The IMD-SUTD Smart City Index (SCI) assesses the perceptions of residents on issues related to structures and technology applications available to them in their city. 109 cities are covered in this second edition.