Global Competitiveness Index 2016-2017, World Economic Forum
The Global Competitiveness Index measures the economic competitiveness of an economy by assessing the strength of institutions, policies and factors that determine the level of productivity of that economy.
Hong Kong is ranked the 9th most competitive place among 138 economies in the 2016-2017 Index.
* on a scale of 1-7, with 7 being the best performance
The data used in the Index are obtained from leading international sources as well as from an annual Executive Opinion Survey (EOS). Respondents of the relevant EOS concerning Hong Kong indicated that among the 16 problematic factors, “corruption” was found as the 4th least problematic (1.8 out of 100 scores) for doing business in Hong Kong.