Bangladesh has overtaken India in the Global Sustainable Competitiveness Index

[ Source: TBA] Bangladesh has overtaken India in the Global Sustainable Competitiveness Index 2020 (GSCI) by showing a significant improvement in utilising its resources more efficiently. Besides, the country leaped 17 notches ahead in the index, while India moved only three.

With a global ranking of 115th out of 180 countries, Bangladesh widened its lead against Pakistan (174th) and Afghanistan (178th) in South Asia this year. However, the neighbours Nepal, Bhutan and Maldives and Sri Lanka remain far ahead of Bangladesh.

Sustainable competitiveness is the ability to generate and sustain inclusive wealth, without compromising the future capability of sustaining or increasing current wealth levels. Bangladesh scored 43.3 out 100 in the GSCI 2020, improving the score by 4.2 from last year.

 

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