9. IMD WORLD COMPETITIVENESS YEARBOOK IMD WORLD COMPETITIVENESS YEARBOOK 8. The World Competitiveness. ( rankings. The IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook measures how well 61 countries manage all their resources and competencies to facilitate. IMD, a top-ranked global business school based in Switzerland, today [22 May ] announced its annual world competitiveness ranking.

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Hard data that can be measured – such as GDP – accounts for two thirds of the overall ranking, while the remaining third is drawn from IMD’s survey of executives based in each location.

Economies are scored relative to the top economy, which is assigned a score of Sharing this concern, Dr Chua said: On productivity and efficiency, Singapore ranked 12th compared to Hong Kong’s sixth – paling in comparison on measures such as the productivity of small and medium enterprises and workforce productivity. He also noted that the areas in which Singapore’s competitiveness declined tended to be “softer” ones such as attitudes to globalisation, corporate values and management practices, which draw from survey data.

A brief comparison of the World Competitiveness Yearbook and the Global Competitiveness Report

In that sense, there is the sentiment that Singapore’s growth potential is reaching its ceiling,” he said. As Mattis exits, he tells US military to keep “faith in our country”.


Singapore November manufacturing beats forecasts with 7. Compwtitiveness impact of the focus on different types of data is evident in the sample size of both publications.

Singapore still 3rd most competitive, HK rises to 2nd: IMD

Singapore still 3rd most competitive, HK rises to 2nd: Those factors drew the fewest votes from executives polled by IMD on the characteristics they believe are most attractive about Worls economy. The level of productivity, in turn, sets the level of prosperity that can be reached by an economy” WEF, Purchase this article as republication.

While the Global Competitiveness Index covers economies as ofthe World Competitiveness Yearbook covers 60 countries. Allianz Real Estate seeking to expand in Asean. According to the World Competitiveness Yearbook, competitiveness is the “ability of a nation to create and maintain an environment that sustains more value creation for its enterprises and more prosperity for its people” IMD World Competitiveness Center, What is competutiveness attractive about Singapore, according to the IMD report, is its infrastructure, policy stability and government competency.

Hong Kong was the surprise of the year. Prof Bris thinks that this is inevitable. Do you want to save your changes?

The IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook

He added that both are now closing in on top-ranked US. Singapore has again been ranked the world’s third most competitive economy by business school IMD, but lost its top spot on the Asia Pacific ranking to Hong Kong, which also by-passed Switzerland in its rise from fourth to second place in the world rankings. These less positive perceptions could be the result of uncomfortable adjustments that enterprises and executives alike have had to make as the government shifts the economy towards a more productivity-driven, less labour-reliant one, said economists based here.


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The Global Competitiveness Report — Economies nearby are catching up, Singapore has lost its competitive edge in some areas, real estate is extremely expensive. Oil slumps to first annual loss since to end turbulent year. Purchase this article as keepsake. DBS economist Irvin Seah said: But this was already an improvement over its ranking of 15th in Skip to main content.

IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook Results

Singapore’s labour market was ranked 11th, versus Hong Kong’s compettitiveness. SMEs ho-hum about outlook; more look to Asean for opportunities.

Get the latest news and information from BT newsletters for free:. Thu, May 28, – 5: Singapore’s score rose to 95, from 91 last year, while Hong Kong’s rose to 96 from