Geneva – The Nordic countries
are still at the top of the annual Global Competitiveness Index, published by the World Economy Forum. In the 2007 Index, Denmark improved from fourth place in 2006 to third in 2007, exchanging places with Sweden. Finland fell further, dropping from second to sixth. At the very top of the list was the US, which leapfrogged up from sixth place. This year’s edition features a record 131 economies, accounting for more than 98% of the world’s GDP. More information at www.weforum.