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Global Enabling Trade by WEF

The Global Enabling Trade Report (GETR) is published biennially by the World Economic Forum. The assessment is based on the Enabling Trade Index (ETI), which measures the extent economies have in place institutions, policies, infrastructures and services facilitating the free flow of goods over borders and to their destination.

The report is composed of four main components (sub-indexes): Market Access, Border Administration, Infrastructure, and Operating Environment. This year’s report measures 136 economies, using 57 indicators & sub- indicators across 7 pillars.

Top 5 Countries
  • 1. Germany

  • 2. Luxembourg

  • 3. Sweden

  • 4. Netherlands

  • 5. Singapore

UAE in focus (2016)

The UAE overall rank is 23rd globally and is leading MENA region. The UAE’s overall score is 5.23 out of 7 compared to the global leader Singapore’s score of 5.97. The UAE performs well largely due to its overall infrastructure, with excellent scores for air infrastructure, road infrastructure and port infrastructure.

UAE’s ranking in each pillar:

70th

Domestic market access

131th

Foreign market access

25th

Efficiency and transparency of border administration

2nd

Availability and quality of transport infrastructure

13th

Availability and quality of transport services

19th

Availability and use of ICTs

9th

Operating environment
GCC Rankings