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10 September 2010
SA's global competitiveness ranking takes a dive
Mass media - News Sala i Martín
The Daily Maverick

Among the other surprises, the US has dropped in rankings from second place to fourth, while  Switzerland topped the rankings followed by Sweden and Singapore respectively. Germany slotted into fifth spot.

The rankings come ahead of the annual WEF meeting, The Meeting of the New Champions 2010, in Tianjin, China, in a week’s time. The global competitiveness report’s rankings are based on the Global Competitiveness Index, which was introduced by the World Economic Forum in 2004, and developed by Sala-i-Martin [...]

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