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Accessed On: 06 January, 2017
Global Opportunity Index provides information that is vital to investors and policymakers. It helps government to pursue policies which can be helpful to attract foreign direct investment (FDI), expand their economies and accelerate job creation. It also help companies to explore FDI opportunities. Moreover, the index provides a baseline assessment for countries seeking to improve their business environments and attract foreign investors, the kind that commit capital to strategic projects rather than move it around as a fleeting portfolio tactic.
Note: Composite Score (CS) is an average score of following indicators:a). Economic Fundamentals (EF)b). Ease of Doing Business (ED)c). Quality of Regulations (QR)d). Rule of Law (RL)Calculation of CS=( EF+ ED+ QR+ RL)/4Countries are ranked on basis of composite score (CS). For 2015, countries are also ranked on the basis of scores of individual indicators (EF, ED, QR and RL).Weighted Rank (WR) is average rank of following indicators:a). Financial Services (FS)b). Institutional Framework (IF)c). Economic Fundamental (EF)d). International Standard and Policy (IS)e). Business Perception (BP)Calculation of WR=( FS+ IF+ EF+ IS+ BP)/5