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Global Competitiveness Report 2010-2011 - News Release


United States Falls in Competitiveness Rankings 


Richard Elliott, Associate Director, Media,Tel.: +41 (0)22 869 1292; E-mail: 


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The Global Competitiveness Report 2010-2011

  • The United States falls two places to fourth position, overtaken by Sweden and Singapore in the rankings of the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report 2010-2011 
  • The People’s Republic of China continues to move up the rankings, with marked improvements in several other Asian countries 
  • Germany moves up two places to fifth place, leading the Eurozone countries 
  • Switzerland tops the rankings 
  • Watch video interview with Jennifer Blanke, Lead Economist Director, Head of Centre for Global Competitiveness and Performance and download the full report profiling 139 economies, highlights, rankings and more