The Netherlands scored 4th place on the most competitive nation in the world out of 140 countries ranked in the 2019 edition of the Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum (WEF).
Up two places from last year, the Netherlands has overtaken Germany as Europe’s most competitive economy, scoring 82.4. It scores highly for macro-economic stability, infrastructure and business dynamism, but comes 24th for ICT adoption, showing it has more to do to fully harness the opportunities afforded by the Fourth Industrial Revolution. It shines in macroeconomic stability, for which it takes first place. It also scores highly on health (94,2/100), earning it the 21st place, and infrastructure quality (94,3/100), scoring 2nd place.
This year’s top 10 most competitive economies are as follows:
- United States
- Hong Kong SAR
- United Kingdom
Please click here for the 2019 Global Competitiveness Report https://www.weforum.org/reports/how-to-end-a-decade-of-lost-productivity-growth