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Nepal Declines in Economic Freedom Index

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The 2011 Economic Freedom of the World report ranks Nepal 129th among 141.

Nepal ranks 129th among 141 countires in the Economic Freedom of the World report 2011. It has a a score of 5.50. Last year, the country was ranked 121st with a score of 5.54.

The report shows a steady decline of economic activity in Nepal over the last decade; its score was 5.75 in 2000. The report notes that Nepal does not fare well in all the five areas of economic freedom; size of government, access to sound money, freedom to trade internationally and Regulation of Credit, Labour, and Business and legal structure and security of property rights.


> To read the 234-page full report, click here.
> To read Nepal data, click here (see page 119)

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