Warsaw, Poland – According to a U.S. News ranking, Poland is the sixth best country in the world to invest in this year.
Poland among world’s top 10 best countries to invest in
Every year, U.S. News compiles a ranking of the most attractive economies for foreign investment in the world, based on four distinct factors identified by the World Bank Group that motivate individuals or businesses to invest in a particular country: natural resources, efficiency, markets and strategic assets (like brands or technologies).
The 2019 Best Countries to Invest In Index takes into account the results of a survey among nearly 7.000 business decision-makers and compiled eight attributes with equal weight: corrupt, dynamic, economically stable, entrepreneurial, favorable tax environment, innovative, skilled labor force and technological expertise.
Uruguay tops the ranking as the best country to invest in in 2019, followed by Saudi Arabia, Costa Rica, Luxembourg and India rounding up the top 5. Poland follows (dropping from the third place in last year’s ranking) as the sixth in the world and second best in Europe, ahead of Qatar, Vietnam, Slovenia and Chile.
Hungary, Slovakia and Czech Republic all failed to make it to the top 30 of the ranking.
Poland and Czech Republic among best countries to start a career
In a separate ranking of U.S. News, Poland and the Czech Republic respectively also stand out as the tenth and eleventh best countries in the world to start a career, with the podium dominated by Qatar (1st), Turkey (2nd) and the United Arab Emirates (3rd).
The Czech Republic drops six positions compared to 2018, when it was ranked 5th best country to start a career, while Poland moves up two places.
You can also check out the other Best Country Indexes of U.S. News, which ranks the countries according to a wide variety of factors like their quality of life, entrepreneurship, cultural influence, power, adventure, and many others.