Saudi Press: Saudi Arabia Advances 8 Ranks Among Most Competitive Countries in the World

Riyadh-- Saudi newspapers highlighted in their editorials today a number of issues at local, regional and international arena.

Al-Bilad newspaper reported in its editorial that global competitiveness has become a global standard in shaping the accelerating race of competitiveness among countries, and classifying their ranking on the map of progress.

But making progress is not a simple matter, it requires planning and willingness in the context of a clear vision, the paper said.

The paper added that in this regard, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia continues its upward ascent in global competitiveness, making progress at the global level.

Within the Kingdom's ongoing successes, the Global Competitiveness Yearbook report recorded that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia advanced 8 ranks among the most competitive countries in the world and made the second best progress among the measured countries, as well as among the G20 countries, topping countries, including South Korea, France and Japan, the paper further said.

Minister of Commerce and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Competitiveness Center Dr. Majid bin Abdullah Al-Qasabi stressed the importance of these positive results achieved by the Kingdom in reflecting the performance of the national economy, within the goals of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, the paper concluded.

Source: Saudi Press Agency