Hungary has slipped fifteen places to 62nd on the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report 2008-2009, the report, published on Wednesday reveals.
Hungary’s score in the ranking was 4.22. The United States, which topped the list, had a score of 5.74. Within the region, Hungary was beat in the ranking by the Czech Republic -- in 33rd place with a score of 4.62, the Slovak Republic -- in 46th place with a score of 4.40, and Poland (53rd place, 4.28). It was ahead of Romania (68th place, 4.10).
The report, covering 134 countries, was prepared between January and May this year. (MTI-Econews)