Finland ranks of the Swiss research institute IMD competitiveness ranking position 20, ETLA News.
"Other Nordic countries recovering from -pankkikriisistään the exception of Iceland - can be found on the tip of Ten, Jack," ETLA's research director and Etlatieto Oy's Managing Director Petri Rouvinen says the release.
Finland's biggest problem is the employment situation, in particular, long-lasting long-term and youth unemployment.
For comparison, the best gainers include Ireland 9, the Netherlands 7, Latvia and Slovakia 6 6.
Most fall Kazakhstan -13, -6, Greece, Indonesia and Mexico -6 -6.
IMD Competitiveness Index analyzes how countries and companies as a whole make use of their abilities in order to achieve wealth or profits. "