A few weeks ago the World Economic Forum released its latest Global Competitiveness Report 2011-2012 which ranks a total of 142 countries according to its degree of competititiveness. What is competititiveness and why is it important? Here there are the main results.
Did you know that the minimum wage in Luxembourg is 14.3 times higher than Bulgaria’s? Yes, in Europe there are also disparities, and inequality among countries. Six countries have a minimum wage above 1000 € whereas there are 10 countries whose minimum wage is below 500 €.
A few days ago the World Economic Forum released its latest Global Competitiveness Report 2010-2011 which ranks a total of 139 countries according to its degree of competetitiveness. Here we show the main results.
Until 2009 a total of 165,000 tonnes of gold have been mined in human history. At current’s gold price it would mean US$ 7,085.6 billion, or more than twice Germany’s GDP. Its value, and its extraction, keeps accelerating.