Global Competitiveness Index - Railway

Turkey at 49th in Railway Competitiveness

In the Global Competitiveness Index of railway infrastructure list, Turkey was at 49th.

Starting with Japan, top 10 countries in the list are as follows:

Top10 in Global Competitiveness Index - Railway
Top10 in Global Competitiveness Index – Railway. Source: World Economic Forum

Turkey is at 49th in the list, just after Tunisia and before Saudi Arabia.

Global Competitiveness Index - Railway
Global Competitiveness Index – Railway. Source: World Economic Forum

Here are the ranks of Turkey’s neighbor countries:

  • Russia – 26
  • Georgia – 33
  • Azerbaijan – 37
  • Iran – 45
  • Saudi Arabia – 50
  • Bulgaria – 51
  • Greece – 57

Most important factors in preparing Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) are how well and efficient rail infrastructure connects national and neighbor markets, how impact economic growth and reduce income inequalities by its quality and extensiveness. Being secure and timely, free from interruptions and shortages are also taken into consideration.

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