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Tuesday, 10.12.2013, 00:49
Switzerland tops the first Global Talent Competitiveness Index, whereas Latvia is ranked 30th. Estonia is ranked highest among all Baltic States – 23rd. Lithuania is ranked 39th, informs LETA.
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Forbes Magazine has ranked world's top 25 countries to do business in and ranked Lithuania 25th, right behind Germany. Estonia is ranked even higher – 23rd and Latvia is placed 35th, informs LETA/ELTA.
Latvia has once again been included in the world's ''Top 10'' ethical tourism destinations for 2014 by the ethical tourism agency/travel web-site ''Ethical Traveler''. Lithuania was included in the ''Top 10'' as well, informs LETA.
The World Wide Web Foundation, founded by the creator of the web, Tim Berners-Lee, places Estonia on the 18th place among 81 states in the Internet freedom top list Web Index, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports. Latvia and Lithuania are not in the list.
The world's costliest retail rents have been recorded in Hong Kong, whereas Riga is ranked 57th in terms of retail rents, according to real estate company Cushman & Wakefield latest study of retail rents in the world. Vilnius is on 50th place and Tallinn 62nd, informs LETA.
Estonia is on the 36th position among 142 states in Legatum Prosperity Index 2013 by British independent organisation Legatum Institute, a place lower than last year, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports. Lithuania is on 43rd place and Latvia dropped to 48th place.
According to the World Bank's ranking Doing Business which ranks 183 countries on the basis of how easy it is to conduct business, Lithuanian improved more than half indicators and climbed from 27th to 17th position. Among the EU countries Lithuania is ranked 6th, leaving behind Estonia (22nd) and Latvia (24th), informs LETA/ELTA.