Malta obtains mixed results in the Index for most economically-competitive countries in the world
Malta obtained mixed results for its economic performance last year in the Index published by the World Economic Forum that lists the best economic-performing countries in the world. Malta dropped two places in the ranking and placed 38th from among 141 countries and placed 19th from the 28 EU Member Countries.
On the other hand Malta obtained positive results for its macro-economic stability and placed 26th in the best health systems in the world. The World Economic Forum takes into consideration various indicators to draw up the Index and these vary from productivity to political systems.
The Index placed Singapore as the best economically competitive country in the world, followed by the United States, Hong Kong, Holland, Switzerland and Japan.