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Portugal - Rank #35/144 according to the World Economic Forum

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Portugal - Rank #35/144 according to the World Economic Forum

Portugal, according the competitiveness report 2014-2015 is ranked 35 out 144 countries. In the previous report Portugal was ranked in 49 place. This change is rather remarkable by the fact the country managed to accomplish this result during the assistance program negotiated back in 2011.
 
Below, some of the best scores attributed to Portugal:
 
Portugal, according the World Economic Forum, Competitiveness Report 2014-2015 is now ranked 35 out 144 countries. In the previous report, Portugal was ranked in 49 place.
 
This change is rather remarkable by the fact the country managed to accomplish this result during the assistance program negotiated back in 2011.
 
Below, some of the best scores attributed to Portugal:
 
Security - 11
Business costs of terrorism - 7
Business costs of crime and violence - 10
Organized crime - 13
Transport infrastructure – 18
Quality of overall infrastructure – 12
Quality of roads – 2
Electricity and telephony infrastructure – 14
Quality of electricity supply - 18
Infant mortality, deaths/1,000 live births - 11
Quality of management schools – 4
Number of procedures required to start a business, procedures – 10
Time required to start a business, days – 5
Prevalence of trade barriers – 7
Trade tariffs, % duty - 5
Technological adoption – 11
Availability of latest technologies – 11
Firm-level technology absorption – 22
FDI and technology transfer – 14
Quality of scientific research institutions- 18
Availability of scientists and engineers - 8


Access here to Portugal overview - http://reports.weforum.org/global-competitiveness-report-2014-2015/economies/#economy=PRT