The United States ranks as the most competitive of the 12 countries studied. However, the accounts balance, and balance of trade are the worst of the 12 countries studied. This data is from the 2019 Global Competitiveness Report. Due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, rankings have been paused for the 2020 report. Instead, WEF explores economic revival and transformation as countries recover and redesign their economic systems to enhance human development and compatibility with the environment.

COMPETITIVENESS 1:

Global competitiveness

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GreenRanked first for statistic
RedRanked last for statistic
 GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS REPORT 2019
COMPETITIVENESS SCORECOMPETITIVENESS BY RANKINNOVATION CAPABILITY BY RANK
Australia791618
Canada801416
Denmark811011
France79159
Germany8271
Italy723022
Japan8267
Netherlands82410
Norway781720
Sweden8185
United Kingdom8198
United States8422

Sources:

Global Competitiveness Report Special Edition 2020: How Countries are Performing on the Road to Recovery

Global Competitiveness Report 2019