Mauritius: #1 in Sub-Saharan economic competitiveness!! #8 is a surprise…

The World Economic Forum (WEF) just came out with its latest ranking of “The Global Competitiveness Index.” The WEF defines it as “the set of institutions, policies and factors that determine the level of productivity of a country.”

It ranked Mauritius as the most competitive sub-Saharan economy, with South Africa, Rwanda, Botswana, and Namibia completing the top 5 places for sub Saharan Africa.

The other five countries completing the top 10 are: Kenya, Cote D’ivoire, Gabon (#8), Ethiopia, and Cape Verde.

Overall, Mauritius now ranks 45 on the global ladder of 138 countries.

Lastly, Switzerland, Singapore, United States, Netherlands and Germany completed the top 5 economies globally.

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