Russia has risen from 53rd to 45th place in the chart of the global competitiveness index, stated in "the global competitiveness Report 2015-2016" published by the world economic forum (WEF).
"The Russian Federation improved 8 positions, moved up to 45th place, due to the most significant revision of the IMF estimates of the purchasing power parity of currencies, which resulted in a 40% increase in Russia's GDP in PPP estimates ", — leads RIA "Novosti" report data to the WEF.
in the document it is noted the improvement in the environment of business regulators and internal competition in Russia, reflecting the authorities ' attempts to make the best rules For business in the country. At the same time, according to the researchers, the macroeconomic situation in Russia had a strong influence recession, in which the state has slipped after the fall of the currency by the end of 2014. The process is worsened by the fall in domestic demand, economic sanctions and the uncertainty of future mineral prices, says the Report of the world economic forum. To improve the competitiveness of Russia it is necessary to address the structural deficiencies of agencies to develop the financial market and increase the efficiency of the commodity market. The three leaders of the rating, as in the past year, has left Switzerland, which is the seventh year in a row takes the 1st place, Singapore and USA, ranked respectively 2nd and third. The chart has closed Mauritania (138), Chad (139) and Guinea (140). Ukraine in the chart was lost for one year 3 points, having fallen from 76 to 79.