NCCN Analysis of Global Competitiveness Index 2015-16

On September 9th, The World Economic Forum (WEF) released its 2015/2016 Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) which ranked 140 countries for National Competitiveness. Nigeria was ranked 124th, a marginal improvement from 127 in 2014/2015. In absolute scores, Nigeria increased from 3.44 to 3.46. The past two years has seen an aggregation of policy efforts and discourse around the idea of competitiveness. The National Competitiveness Council of Nigeria (NCCN) has made concerted efforts to sensitize policy makers, the business community and the general public to the realities of Nigeria’s competitiveness challenge.