Qatar has the Middle East’s most competitive economy

Qatar has overtaken the UAE as having the most competitive economy in the MENA region, according to the results of a new survey.

According to the Swiss business school’s IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2016, Qatar ranked 13th globally for the second year in a row, out of the 61 nations assessed. The only other Gulf country featured, the UAE, fell from 12th place last year to 15th this year.

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