March 4. Information Center - In the rating of countries according to the 2020
Index of Economic Freedom of the Heritage Foundation American Research Centre,
Kazakhstan took 39th place out of 180, having improved its indicators by 20
positions (ranking in 2019 — 59th place), EU Reporter reports.
The Heritage Foundation notes that Kazakhstan has become one
of the 10 countries with the most significant positive dynamics in terms of
improving its position in the 2020 ranking.
Positive dynamics was noted in such indicators as fiscal
sustainability, protection of property rights, efficiency of government
agencies, efficiency of government spending, freedom of business, freedom of
trade, efficiency of the judicial system.
dynamics were noted for such indicators as freedom of investment, freedom of
the financial sector.
comparison, in the ranking of countries according to the 2020 Index of Economic
Freedom, the Russian Federation took 94th place, the Republic of Uzbekistan —
114th, the Republic of Belarus — 88th, and the Kyrgyz Republic — 81st.
The top 5
countries with the highest level of economic freedom include Singapore, Hong
Kong, New Zealand, Australia, Switzerland. For reference:
Heritage Foundation Research Centre annually publishes a report on the economic
freedom of the countries of the world. The Index of Economic Freedom is a
combined indicator that measures the level of economic freedom, which forms the