Technology is changing everything, and this great transformation will also have a huge impact on the global economy. Today we bring you the 28 countries best prepared for the digital transformation of the economy.
The world is changing at a rapid pace.
“The last 150 years have seen the most remarkable advance of technology in history. Electric lighting, cars, plastic, telephone and television are less than 150 years old, while the most recent innovations, such as the Internet, have driven an increasingly rapid social development.”
In the coming decades, it is likely that artificial intelligence, driverless cars and the automation of many low-skilled jobs will further change the global economy.
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But which nations of the world are more prepared for this technological change?
From Business Insider have taken a look at the Global Competitiveness Survey recently launched by the World Economic Forum. The document includes a complete section on “Future Government Guidance” that analyzes several indicators of the preparation of individual national governments.
The questions include:
- How fast is the legal framework of your country to adapt to digital business models?
- To what extent does the government guarantee a stable policy environment for doing business?
- To what extent does the government respond effectively to change?
- To what extent does the government have a long-term vision?
Each category receives a score of one to seven, with seven being the highest reading.
These are classified into a single score.
Many of the nations at the top of this list are oil-rich Middle Eastern economies that seek to diversify and modernize, including countries such as Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, while the northern states of Europe They also have a great presence.
See below the most prepared countries for the digitalized economic future of the world:
- = 25 Kenya – 4.5 points
- = 25 Tajikistan – 4.5 points
- = 25 Ireland – 4.5 points
- = 25 United Kingdom- 4.5 points
- = 22 Indonesia – 4.6 points
- = 22 Malta – 4.6 points
- = 22 Japan – 4.6 points
- = 19 India – 4.7 points
- = 19 Azerbaijan – 4.7 points
- = 19 Denmark – 4.7 points
- = 17 Norway – 4.8 points
- = 17.Sweat- 4.8 points
- 16. Hong Kong – 4.9 points
- = 13 New Zealand – 5 points
- = 13 The Netherlands- 5 points
- = 13 Germany – 5 points
- = 11 Rwanda – 5,1 points
- = 11 Finland – 5.1 points
- = 9 Switzerland – 5.2 points
- = 9 Malaysia – 5.2 points
- = 6 Qatar – 5.3 points
- = 6 Oman – 5.3 points
- = 6 Bahrain – 5.3 points
- 5. Saudi Arabia – 5.4 points
- 4. Arab Emirates – 5.6 points
- = 2 United States – 5.7 points
- = 2. Luxembourg- 5.7 points
- 1. Singapore – 6.1 points