Revealed: World's most competitive economies

World Economic Forum ranks Qatar, UAE, Saudi Arabia best in the region
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Country/Economy: Switzerland
\nRank: 1
\nScore (1–7): 5.67
\nRank among 2012–2013 economies*: 1
\nGCI 2012–2013: 1
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Country/Economy: Singapore
\nRank: 2
\nScore (1–7): 5.61
\nRank among 2012–2013 economies*: 2
\nGCI 2012–2013: 2
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Country/Economy: Finland
\nRank: 3
\nScore (1–7): 5.54
\nRank among 2012–2013 economies*: 3
\nGCI 2012–2013: 3
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Country/Economy: Germany
\nRank: 4
\nScore (1–7): 5.51
\nRank among 2012–2013 economies*: 4
\nGCI 2012–2013: 6
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Country/Economy: United States
\nRank: 5
\nScore (1–7): 5.48
\nRank among 2012–2013 economies*: 5
\nGCI 2012–2013: 7
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Country/Economy: Sweden
\nRank: 6
\nScore (1–7): 5.48
\nRank among 2012–2013 economies*: 6
\nGCI 2012–2013: 4
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Country/Economy: Hong Kong SAR
\nRank: 7
\nScore (1–7): 5.47
\nRank among 2012–2013 economies*: 7
\nGCI 2012–2013: 9
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Country/Economy: Netherlands
\nRank: 8
\nScore (1–7): 5.42
\nRank among 2012–2013 economies*: 8
\nGCI 2012–2013: 5
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Country/Economy: Japan
\nRank: 9
\nScore (1–7): 5.40
\nRank among 2012–2013 economies*: 9
\nGCI 2012–2013: 10
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Country/Economy: United Kingdom
\nRank: 10
\nScore (1–7): 5.37
\nRank among 2012–2013 economies*: 10
\nGCI 2012–2013: 8
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Country/Economy: Norway
\nRank: 11
\nScore (1–7): 5.33
\nRank among 2012–2013 economies*: 11
\nGCI 2012–2013: 15
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Country/Economy: Taiwan, China
\nRank: 12
\nScore (1–7): 5.29
\nRank among 2012–2013 economies*: 12
\nGCI 2012–2013: 13
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Country/Economy: Qatar
\nRank: 13
\nScore (1–7): 5.24
\nRank among 2012–2013 economies*: 13
\nGCI 2012–2013: 11
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Country/Economy: Canada
\nRank: 14
\nScore (1–7): 5.20
\nRank among 2012–2013 economies*: 14
\nGCI 2012–2013: 14
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Country/Economy: Denmark
\nRank: 15
\nScore (1–7): 5.18
\nRank among 2012–2013 economies*: 15
\nGCI 2012–2013: 12
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Country/Economy: Austria
\nRank: 16
\nScore (1–7): 5.15
\nRank among 2012–2013 economies*: 16
\nGCI 2012–2013: 16
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Country/Economy: Belgium
\nRank: 17
\nScore (1–7): 5.13
\nRank among 2012–2013 economies*: 17
\nGCI 2012–2013: 17
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Country/Economy: New Zealand
\nRank: 18
\nScore (1–7): 5.11
\nRank among 2012–2013 economies*: 18
\nGCI 2012–2013: 23
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Country/Economy: United Arab Emirates
\nRank: 19
\nScore (1–7): 5.11
\nRank among 2012–2013 economies*: 19
\nGCI 2012–2013: 24
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Country/Economy: Saudi Arabia
\nRank: 20
\nScore (1–7): 5.10
\nRank among 2012–2013 economies*: 20
\nGCI 2012–2013: 18
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