The economic potential sub-index looks at each city's population, GDP, unemployment rate, laws relating to ICTs, Index of Economic Freedom
, days taken to start a business and top 1,000 world banks 2018 among others.
Since the early 1990s, the Philippines has been included in various international competitiveness reports, starting with the World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Index, IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook, Heritage Foundation's Index of Economic Freedom
and others, to the more recent World Bank-IFC Ease of Doing Business Report.
In the Index of Economic Freedom
, Kyrgyzstan ranks 79 out of 180 countries.
The same dynamic is mirrored in the 2019 Index of Economic Freedom
by Heritage Foundation.
THE Department of Finance (DOF) expects the country's ranking in line with the Index of Economic Freedom
(IEF) for economies of the Heritage Foundation to improve in 2020, coming from the 70th spot among 186 economies in 2019.
Pakistan's ranking on the 2019 Index of Economic Freedom
by The Wall Street Journal and The Heritage Foundation, although having improved in some measures, demonstrates that the country remains one of the most inhibited in terms of economic growth.
LAHORE -- A 2019 Index of Economic Freedom
report has given Pakistan an economic freedom score of 55.6, up by 0.5 points and ranking it as the 131st freest in the index released this year.
The Index of Economic Freedom
is an annual index and ranking created in 1995 by The Heritage Foundation and The Wall Street Journal to measure the degree of economic freedom in 186 nations.
The Philippines achieved an economic freedom score of 63.8, making the economy the 70th freest in the 2019 Index of Economic Freedom
(IEF), the Heritage Foundation announced.
In its 2019 Index of Economic Freedom
report analyzing 180 countries throughout the world and which was released recently, the think tank cited drops in scores for monetary freedom, government integrity and the tax burden outweighing a higher score for property rights.
The country ranked 65th of 180 countries surveyed in the latest Index of Economic Freedom
(IEF), published by The Heritage Foundation.
Taiwan is ranked 10th on the 2019 Index of Economic Freedom
, showing the best performance since 2018.