Global Competitiveness Index: the Gulf 14, September 2010Posted by thegulfblog.com in Qatar, The Gulf.
Tags: Global Competitiveness, Golbal Competitiveness Index, Qatar Global Competitiveness
|Country||2010 GCI ranking||2010 GCI score||2009 GCI ranking||Change from 2009 to 2010|
|United Arab Emirates||25||4.89||23||-2|
Qatar again leads the Gulf in the latest World Bank Competitiveness Index. Indeed, they improved their standing significantly rising from 22nd to 17th in the world and are the highest place Muslim country. Saudi Arabia, who improved too, are now 21st in the world. But, according to various people cognisant of these things this raking is – how to tactful put this? – a joke. The UAE fell two places to 25th while Oman, Kuwait and Bahrain rose.