Asia among most competitive economies
For the third straight year, Finland has the most competitive economy.
Northern Europe and key east Asian countries and regions are the most competitive economies in the world, retaining their positions in the top 10 of a survey released Wednesday by the World Economic Forum.
For the third straight year, Finland has the most competitive economy, followed by the United States, according to a survey of almost 11,000 business leaders in the "Global Competitiveness Report." The poll was conducted for a 26th consecutive year.
Rounding out the top 10 in the survey - expanded this year to include 117 countries and regions- were Sweden, Denmark, Taiwan, Singapore, Iceland, Switzerland, Norway and Australia.