Switzerland is the world's most competitive economy, according to an annual survey published Wednesday by the World Economic Forum. The United States' competitiveness is rising again after four years of decline, though northern European countries continue to dominate the rankings.
Here is a look at the world's top — and bottom — 10 countries in term of competitiveness.
|Top 10 Countries||Rank 2013||Rank 2012||Bottom 10 Countries||Rank2013||Rank 2012|
|Source: World Economic Forum's Global Competitive Index|
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