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Israel. Score: 84.120

2011 Ranking: 16

2010 Ranking: 17

Israel is considered one of the most advanced countries in economic and industrial development.

In 2010, it joined the OECD. The country is ranked third in the region on the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business Index as well as in the World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Report.