World Competitiveness Yearbook


Take part in the annual survey, an international ranking of more than 60 countries and their ability to sustain competitive businesses.

CEDA's partnership with the IMD World Competitiveness Centre

The World Competitiveness Yearbook is produced by the IMD World Competitiveness Centre, one of the world's top business schools, with the help of international partners.

CEDA coordinates Australia's contribution to the World Competitiveness Yearbook, with CEDA's 700 member organisations contributing to the survey.

The yearbook provides international rankings on 63 countries and their ability to sustain competitive businesses. Its rankings and detailed country-by-country data are used by businesses and governments around the world to attract business investment.

World Competitive Yearbook 2018

The 2018 World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY) shows Australia has climbed two places to be back inside the top 20 most competitive nations, coming in at 19 and moving ahead of the UK, New Zealand and Iceland.

Despite the positive high-level result, the report shows Australia faces a number of challenges to be more internationally competitive. Australia has dropped six places to 30 in its ranking for productivity and received a number of low rankings for its personal and corporate tax rates.

Read more on the 2018 WCY results.

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