Special report

The IMD World Competitiveness Center undertakes customized projects for countries/states/regions not included in the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook to benchmark their performance against countries that are.

These projects are a powerful tool to help government and business leaders evaluate their economy’s performance. Selected results can be made public to enhance the visibility of your economy as well as its attractiveness to investment and talent.Summary of the methodology.

Summary of the methodology



  • The rankings found in this Report show how your economy is compared to the other economies in the World Competitiveness Yearbook

  • Overall ranking of countries

  • Competitiveness Factor rankings

  • Peer group rankings
  • A detailed, 20 pages profile overviewing the economy

  • Compares the performance of the economy against others

  • Competitiveness Landscape

  • Key Attractiveness factors of the economy

  • Highlights the economy’s strengths and weaknesses

  • Summaries each criteria.
  • A detailed analysis on the statistics and rankings written by our research team

  • The scope and focus to be decided in consultation with the client, e.g. descriptive, SWOT, policy recommendations.
  • Statistical Tables of each competitiveness criteria (more than 340)

  • Allows the client to evaluate their position and performance within each