A.T. Kearney is a global management consulting firm. Every year they publish Global Services Location Index (GSLI) to rank top 50 countries in the most attractive offshoring destinations.
The measures based on 3 main criteria namely Financial Attractiveness, People Skills & Availability and Business Environment.
For 2011 AT Kearney GSLI, the top three slots are still occupied by three Asian countries namely India, China and Malaysia. These countries are at this position since the inception of GSLI in 2003.
Earlier, Malaysia manage to obtain a good rank in “2011 World Bank Top 30 Ease of Doing Business Countries” & “2010 IMD World Most Competitive Countries“.
The table below is top 50 countries according to 2011 Global Services Location Index (GSLI).
World Bank recently published a new report regarding the easiest country to do business in the world. A high ranking on the ease of doing business index means the regulatory environment is more conducive to start and operate a local firm.
This index averages the country’s percentile rankings on 9 topics, made up of a variety of indicators, giving equal weight to each topic. The rankings are from the Doing Business 2011 report, covering the period June 2009 through May 2010.
Malaysia ranked at position 21st, up 2 position from 23rd in 2010. Malaysia showed improvements in its online procedures for starting a business, speedy registration of properties and notable ease in tax procedures especially with the introduction of online tax submissions.
Earlier this year, Malaysia also made a significant leap in its IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook, moving up eight places and becoming the 10th most competitive nation in the world.
The table below are the rank of the top 30 countries.
The IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY) is the world’s most renowned and comprehensive annual report on the competitiveness of nations, ranking and analysis of how a nation’s environment creates and sustains the competitiveness of enterprises.
IMD analyze the countries based on four main criteria namely Economic Performance, Government Efficiency, Business Efficiency and Infrastructure.
Each of these factors is divided into 5 sub-factors which highlight every facet of the areas analyzed.
In 2010, Malaysia managed to to emerge as the 10th most competitive country in the world from number 18th.
The table below shows the ranking of 58 countries in 2010 IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook.