Qatar to Begin Polling Opinions for the 2020 IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook

2/23/2020

​The Planning and Statistics Authority (PSA), in collaboration with the Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Switzerland, will be carrying out the “Executive Opinion Survey” throughout March 2020. The survey will provide qualitative data  about the regulations and the various aspects of business environment  which  influence  the nation’s competitiveness ranking (One third of the ranking weight) The results of the survey will be supported by supplementary data and official statistics (two thirds of the ranking  weight). The 2020  IMD World Competitiveness Report, scheduled for release in June of this year,  will measure strengths and weaknesses in Qatar's economy in its four pillars (economic performance, government efficiency, business efficiency, infrastructure) and compare these with other nations. 

 

HE. Dr. Saleh Al Nabit,  the president  of  PSA , stated that “the report will help identify areas where competitiveness could be improved, as well as provide important information for prospective investors and the public in general ”. Qatar ranked 10th (out of 63 countries) in the 2019 Competitiveness Yearbook, comparing with (14th) in 2018. The high ranking stems from the strong macroeconomic performance of the Qatari economy.