BNPC picks positives in competitiveness drop

BNPC falls under Tshenolo Mabeo, the minister of Employment, Labour Productivity and Skills Development
BNPC falls under Tshenolo Mabeo, the minister of Employment, Labour Productivity and Skills Development

The Botswana National Productivity Centre (BNPC) says despite the country’s fall in the latest global competitiveness rankings, there have been improvements in terms of quality.

The latest Global Competitiveness Report (GCR) released this week ranked Botswana 91st out of 141 countries, representing a single place drop on the rung from the previous report.

In the sub-Saharan region, Botswana was ranked fourth behind Mauritius, South Africa and Seychelles. The GCR uses research and sample surveys to establish countries’ rankings across institutions, policies, and factors that gauge their levels of sustainable economic prosperity.

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