The Netherlands ranks number one in global connectedness

02 December 2014

The Netherlands ranks number one in the DHL Global Connectedness Index 2014 that was published November 2014. The country was number one in 2012 as well; however the ten countries where global connectedness increased the most are all emerging economies.
The GCI provides a detailed analysis of the state of globalization around the world and draws on more than one million data points from international flows covering trade, capital, information and people. Global connectedness has recovered most of its losses incurred during the financial crisis. Especially the depth of international interactions – the proportion of interactions that cross national borders – gained momentum in 2013.
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