Best Countries For Business

Rank Name GDP Growth (%) GDP/Capita ($) Trade Balance as % of GDP Population (mil)
1 Denmark 0.1 37,800 6 5.6
2 Hong Kong 2.9 52,700 2.1 7.1
3 New Zealand 2.5 30,400 -4.6 4.4
4 Ireland 0.6 41,300 3.3 4.8
5 Sweden 0.9 40,900 7.1 9.7
6 Canada 1.6 43,100 -3.3 34.8
7 Norway 1.6 55,400 13.1 5.1
8 Singapore 4.1 62,400 18.4 5.6
9 Switzerland 2.0 54,800 10.2 8.1
10 Finland -0.6 35,900 -0.8 5.3
11 Netherlands -0.8 43,300 9.1 16.9
12 Belgium 0.1 37,800 -1.8 10.4
13 United Kingdom 1.8 37,300 -3.8 63.7
14 Slovenia -1.1 27,400 6.3 2.0
15 Iceland 1.9 40,700 -0.7 0.3
16 Australia 2.5 43,000 -3 22.5
17 Taiwan 2.2 39,600 11.7 23.4
18 United States 1.6 52,800 -2.2 318.9
19 Luxembourg 0.5 77,900 4.5 0.5
20 Germany 0.5 39,500 7.2 81.0
21 Portugal -1.8 22,900 0.5 10.8
22 Estonia 1.5 22,400 -1.5 1.3
23 Spain -1.3 30,100 0.2 47.7
24 Lithuania 3.4 22,600 -1.2 3.5
25 Austria 0.4 42,600 2.5 8.2
26 Japan 2.0 37,100 1.1 127.1
27 France 0.3 35,700 -2.2 66.3
28 United Arab Emirates 4.0 29,900 13.5 5.6
29 Chile 4.4 19,100 -3.9 17.4
30 Israel 3.3 36,200 1.9 7.8
31 Macedonia 3.1 10,800 -1.8 2.1
32 South Korea 2.8 33,200 4.6 49.0
33 Cyprus -8.7 24,500 -1.6 1.2
34 Mauritius 3.4 16,100 -9.2 1.3
35 Malta 2.4 29,200 1.4 0.4
36 Latvia 4.0 19,100 -2 2.2
37 Malaysia 4.7 17,500 5.3 30.1
38 Italy -1.8 29,600 -0.1 61.7
39 Qatar 5.5 102,100 22.3 2.1
40 Poland 1.3 21,100 -2.2 38.3
41 Romania 3.5 14,400 -1.1 21.7
42 Bulgaria 0.5 14,400 -0.3 6.9
43 South Africa 2.0 11,500 -6.7 48.4
44 Czech Republic -0.9 26,300 -1.7 10.6
45 Slovakia 0.8 24,700 3.4 5.4
46 Croatia -1.0 17,800 -0.2 4.5
47 Georgia 2.5 6,100 -8.6 4.9
48 Montenegro 1.5 11,900 -42.9 0.7
49 Hungary 0.2 19,800 1.3 9.9
50 Turkey 3.8 15,300 -7.1 81.6
51 Greece -3.8 23,600 0.8 10.8
52 Peru 5.1 11,100 -4.9 30.1
53 Bahrain 4.4 29,800 6.7 1.3
54 Jordan 3.3 6,100 -14 7.9
55 Uruguay 3.5 16,600 -4.8 3.3
56 Armenia 4.6 6,300 -6.9 3.1
57 Costa Rica 3.5 12,900 -5.5 4.8
58 Albania 0.7 10,700 -10 3.0
59 Saudi Arabia 3.6 31,300 18.4 27.3
60 Azerbaijan 5.8 10,800 17.5 9.7
61 Mexico 1.2 15,600 -1.1 120.3
62 Thailand 2.9 9,900 -0.8 67.7
63 Mongolia 11.8 5,900 -32.7 3.0
64 Jamaica 0.4 9,000 -11 2.9
65 Kazakhstan 5.0 14,100 0.9 17.9
66 Panama 7.5 16,500 -12.5 3.6
67 Colombia 4.2 11,100 -3 46.2
68 Oman 5.1 29,800 8.8 3.2
69 Botswana 3.9 16,400 8.9 2.2
70 Zambia 6.0 1,800 -5.6 14.6
71 Trinidad and Tobago 1.6 20,300 1.5 1.2
72 Namibia 4.4 8,200 -5.4 2.2
73 Barbados -0.8 25,100 -6.5 0.3
74 Rwanda 7.5 1,500 -8.7 12.3
75 Moldova 8.9 3,800 -6.4 3.6
76 Cape Verde 1.5 4,400 -5.1 0.5
77 Indonesia 5.3 5,200 -3.3 253.6
78 Kuwait 2.3 42,100 38.5 2.7
79 Morocco 5.1 5,500 -9.2 33.0
80 Seychelles 3.3 25,900 -11 0.1
81 Ghana 7.9 3,500 -11.3 25.8
82 Philippines 6.8 4,700 2.8 107.7
83 Senegal 4.0 2,100 -8.4 13.6
84 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.8 8,300 -5 3.9
84 Serbia 2.0 11,100 -4.1 7.2
86 Dominican Republic 2.0 9,700 -3.9 10.3
87 Tunisia 2.8 9,900 -9.4 10.9
88 Ukraine 0.4 7,400 -6.8 44.3
89 Sri Lanka 6.3 6,500 -3.8 21.9
90 El Salvador 1.6 7,500 -5.4 6.1
91 Russia 1.3 18,100 3.5 142.5
92 Madagascar 2.6 1,000 -18.5 23.2
93 India 3.2 4,000 -4.5 1,236.3
94 Brazil 2.3 12,100 -3.5 202.7
95 Guatemala 3.3 5,300 -3.4 14.6
96 Guyana 5.3 8,500 -16.9 0.7
97 China 7.7 9,800 2 1,355.7
98 Kenya 5.1 1,800 -9.9 45.0
99 Mozambique 7.0 1,200 -40.1 24.7
100 Lebanon 1.5 15,800 -7.4 5.9

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