9. IMD WORLD COMPETITIVENESS YEARBOOK IMD WORLD COMPETITIVENESS YEARBOOK 8. The World Competitiveness. ( rankings. The IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook measures how well 61 countries manage all their resources and competencies to facilitate. IMD, a top-ranked global business school based in Switzerland, today [22 May ] announced its annual world competitiveness ranking.

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Do you want to save your changes? Your information has competitivfness modified successfully. The Global Competitiveness Report — Prices and costs remained an area that Singapore was significantly less competitive in. Both reports, in other words, highlight the importance of prosperity as the ultimate outcome of competitiveness. Thu, May 28, – 5: SMEs ho-hum about outlook; more look to Asean for opportunities.

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Purchase this article as republication. World Competitiveness Center Better understand world competitiveness Advance your knowledge of world competitiveness with the IMD Business School world competitiveness center Learn more. Some of the policy measures introduced have made Singapore less competitive, affected our ability comoetitiveness latch onto new opportunities. A quiet start to could signal the bull market is still alive.

He added that both are now closing in on top-ranked US. On the other hand, an approach based almost entirely on hard data produces a more objective competitiveness index.


First, criteria are woorld in the World Competitiveness Yearbook compared to less than in the Global Competitiveness Report. Skip to main content. Singapore’s labour market was ranked 11th, versus Hong Kong’s third. He also noted that the areas in which Singapore’s competitiveness declined tended to be “softer” ones such as attitudes to globalisation, corporate values and management practices, which draw from survey data.

A brief comparison of the World Competitiveness Yearbook and the Global Competitiveness Report

There is a constrained supply of real estate, commodities – so prices have to be high. But this was already an improvement over its ranking of 15th in As Mattis exits, he tells US military to keep “faith in our country”.

While the Global Competitiveness Index covers economies as ofthe World Competitiveness Yearbook covers 60 countries. IMD’s report said Singapore’s labour market trailed Hong Kong on factors such as the availability of finance skills, competent senior managers, and international experience, as well as apprenticeships, working hours and worker motivation. Impact of restructuring shows up on indicators of productivity and labour market.

Centennial Asia economist Manu Worlv said that attention should be paid to perceptions of the key factors that make the economy attractive too.

US Compeetitiveness maneuver to end shutdown, without Trump wall money. Allianz Real Estate seeking to expand in Asean. On productivity and efficiency, Singapore ranked 12th compared to Hong Kong’s sixth – paling in comparison on measures such as the productivity of small and medium enterprises and workforce productivity.


He thinks Singapore risks losing its competitiveness standing not just to Hong Kong, but also to other fast-growing, emerging Asian cities such as Shanghai, in future.

Sharing this concern, Dr Chua said: Singapore November manufacturing beats forecasts with 7. Restrictive labour regulations, tight property measures and high operating costs are probably hurting competitiveness and investments,” ims Bank of America Merrill Lynch economist Chua Hak Bin.

Teh Shi Ning tshining sph. These less positive perceptions could be the result of uncomfortable adjustments that enterprises and executives alike have had to make as the government shifts the economy towards a more productivity-driven, less labour-reliant one, said economists based here. Search for publications, programs, event, people and much more Those factors drew the fewest votes from executives polled by IMD on the characteristics they believe are most attractive about Singapore’s economy.