Country2007200820092010201120122013201420152016
Albania2.972.912.983.063.523.533.243.013.013.07
Algeria3.523.182.652.912.692.392.793.053.063.09
Angola2.742.792.742.682.33
Argentina3.913.883.843.503.473.473.353.343.443.46
Armenia3.183.273.283.383.403.493.473.373.353.55
Australia5.274.804.664.394.194.123.813.703.773.84
Austria5.445.104.494.144.224.184.024.043.803.75
Azerbaijan3.523.193.803.834.114.404.154.014.013.94
Bahrain4.484.224.014.024.324.314.184.053.943.81
Bangladesh3.183.173.152.973.093.143.313.483.373.30
Barbados4.324.093.993.893.943.893.693.413.493.57
Belgium5.384.834.594.414.424.534.354.254.354.47
Belize2.64
Benin2.862.932.863.102.822.392.222.242.272.16
Bhutan2.682.782.882.96
Bolivia2.472.502.542.532.883.583.713.603.292.76
Bosnia and Herzegovina2.882.722.522.763.002.712.462.262.062.11
Botswana3.483.313.373.433.052.802.842.933.073.33
Brazil3.833.623.623.633.753.763.573.513.403.44
Brunei3.062.993.063.033.313.433.273.112.95
Bulgaria3.293.283.313.213.163.162.932.943.223.26
Burkina Faso2.532.962.541.841.751.941.961.85
Burundi2.282.312.121.861.771.752.142.172.171.79
Cape Verde3.043.032.942.942.953.073.16
Cambodia3.673.673.613.603.923.863.533.463.373.53
Cameroon2.552.812.432.322.593.062.962.772.782.69
Canada5.284.864.644.674.574.564.454.324.324.39
Chad1.962.222.222.012.112.232.031.962.152.33
Chile4.734.434.234.124.184.164.054.033.963.85
China4.344.754.664.644.714.574.434.294.174.32
Colombia3.643.693.483.413.683.673.513.353.223.29
Congo (Kinshasa)2.01
Costa Rica4.504.253.933.803.793.863.833.673.423.50
Ivory Coast2.722.402.071.952.062.543.343.262.94
Croatia3.693.373.182.862.812.882.862.662.572.70
Cyprus4.464.564.464.344.093.843.773.843.673.70
Czech Republic4.164.114.123.913.613.463.413.373.112.98
Denmark5.325.074.744.304.674.133.673.703.643.68
Dominican Republic3.743.483.223.042.693.083.273.122.922.87
Ecuador2.922.783.033.093.173.373.653.363.073.06
Egypt2.562.452.862.562.332.532.702.592.752.75
El Salvador3.913.573.413.393.273.253.733.863.122.79
Estonia4.143.773.573.323.193.032.982.973.243.63
Ethiopia2.532.572.823.022.832.852.522.743.443.51
Finland5.384.924.544.374.594.864.834.654.554.52
France5.254.824.434.143.943.813.963.873.944.07
Gabon2.742.662.802.953.03
Gambia3.053.042.853.133.143.183.083.123.172.74
Georgia3.313.283.173.173.133.023.163.133.013.09
Germany5.314.834.394.364.324.514.424.344.104.15
Ghana2.582.793.093.152.943.033.443.112.71
Greece4.123.853.713.563.513.313.273.323.353.38
Guatemala3.643.713.523.483.533.573.493.563.573.55
Guinea2.091.911.931.93
Guyana2.842.812.762.722.642.903.123.313.43
Haiti2.022.062.392.512.39
Honduras3.183.623.463.333.513.413.063.243.302.96
Hong Kong5.635.234.854.434.314.664.824.614.984.98
Hungary3.253.133.153.022.892.712.682.752.553.35
Iceland4.934.624.233.853.763.773.773.814.044.08
India4.674.194.013.823.793.663.553.844.014.46
Indonesia5.374.594.163.943.673.773.703.863.883.78
Iran3.503.553.713.653.553.593.63
Ireland5.364.784.374.224.224.344.204.234.564.37
Israel4.934.213.433.394.064.193.843.813.974.07
Italy4.564.143.923.994.124.103.873.773.643.64
Jamaica4.003.653.703.443.363.283.343.473.323.39
Japan5.645.255.255.225.295.375.295.275.154.90
Jordan3.243.353.513.203.273.353.343.583.713.55
Kazakhstan4.123.553.383.693.893.954.074.043.893.67
Kenya3.403.112.993.163.333.273.243.252.972.99
South Korea5.674.984.624.564.414.384.224.074.575.14
Kuwait4.133.633.393.403.473.333.443.403.493.77
Kyrgyzstan2.843.023.133.253.213.103.193.403.453.66
Laos3.993.723.703.79
Latvia3.813.463.283.193.383.303.083.133.042.92
Lebanon4.114.214.093.523.283.553.72
Lesotho2.653.253.212.702.742.993.193.563.723.79
Liberia3.923.423.543.663.35
Libya2.772.602.842.712.873.032.622.26
Lithuania3.993.653.223.002.943.003.073.163.253.19
Luxembourg5.314.894.924.935.074.984.744.744.804.87
Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.)2.863.012.962.892.692.342.512.822.592.92
Madagascar2.452.682.482.291.792.092.742.542.272.36
Malawi2.732.612.642.772.722.952.882.442.41
Malaysia5.044.644.294.154.384.454.564.924.964.53
Mali2.612.672.332.202.362.302.622.912.702.64
Malta4.093.813.593.553.683.573.913.863.433.47
Mauritania2.652.522.462.402.252.322.492.512.141.90
Mauritius3.863.803.583.473.573.703.863.853.743.84
Mexico4.043.833.573.303.453.693.673.483.423.43
Moldova3.082.973.033.063.042.942.86
Mongolia3.143.173.032.813.043.102.943.013.143.01
Montenegro3.613.693.653.573.623.202.862.923.043.02
Morocco3.453.943.353.073.303.323.123.073.083.18
Mozambique2.452.442.632.892.692.732.752.652.772.88
Burma (Myanmar)2.622.662.71
Namibia3.703.553.553.523.503.493.503.343.543.56
Nepal2.752.962.762.662.842.912.883.163.112.97
Netherlands5.344.884.684.584.474.514.454.314.324.40
New Zealand5.124.534.194.034.224.334.124.454.254.02
Nicaragua2.923.063.243.062.973.313.472.972.512.51
Nigeria3.433.713.483.263.373.173.253.262.993.05
Norway5.204.864.574.544.324.394.524.274.464.63
Oman4.134.053.693.823.783.613.803.533.153.31
Pakistan3.223.163.413.523.523.323.243.353.303.15
Panama4.263.823.803.773.513.463.743.833.703.57
Paraguay2.742.662.672.903.072.962.772.802.892.93
Peru3.843.863.663.503.543.643.723.813.553.41
Philippines4.113.863.443.553.583.613.703.723.633.39
Poland3.633.713.853.643.503.303.183.163.183.32
Portugal4.163.753.513.573.583.473.293.473.553.55
Puerto Rico4.544.333.974.044.104.134.144.05
Qatar4.254.153.633.854.394.404.925.165.214.96
Romania3.663.593.783.573.233.032.862.992.982.70
Russia3.953.553.583.683.593.543.643.753.753.68
Rwanda2.582.843.043.333.503.293.09
Saudi Arabia3.443.754.004.324.514.153.773.593.803.98
Senegal2.582.552.312.322.312.472.783.173.092.72
Serbia2.983.032.822.392.152.212.342.352.282.28
Seychelles3.173.823.553.55
Sierra Leone2.322.572.622.532.42
Singapore5.275.054.864.564.594.654.554.494.624.71
Slovakia3.563.493.423.082.722.612.622.712.852.92
Slovenia4.813.953.783.513.043.022.872.883.273.36
South Africa4.554.504.384.094.134.134.203.983.824.15
Spain4.714.364.003.783.793.693.523.443.313.31
Sri Lanka4.254.334.024.024.364.504.314.113.833.68
Suriname2.973.123.093.04
Swaziland2.833.023.063.463.372.96
Sweden5.535.135.065.014.934.774.654.484.424.61
Switzerland5.725.365.245.215.205.225.084.994.884.96
Syria2.652.832.702.552.79
Tajikistan2.832.843.093.003.313.783.703.633.734.01
Tanzania3.382.882.792.882.852.832.993.062.952.84
Thailand4.283.973.783.783.833.924.164.104.094.12
Timor Leste2.322.362.402.752.782.412.482.55
Trinidad and Tobago3.953.543.643.583.553.503.493.383.323.36
Tunisia4.734.363.763.833.693.553.413.232.982.97
Turkey3.923.483.052.853.043.283.303.463.513.43
Uganda2.762.492.422.402.492.512.452.442.492.55
Ukraine3.483.433.473.223.183.393.263.393.393.13
United Arab Emirates4.464.274.224.254.574.424.224.524.524.76
United Kingdom5.284.714.704.594.524.614.594.604.564.75
United States5.325.154.744.514.564.584.604.524.454.69
Uruguay3.613.683.513.353.543.623.673.573.433.58
Venezuela3.523.293.163.223.163.022.972.782.752.73
Vietnam4.013.943.803.793.503.393.543.323.373.49
Yemen2.462.382.372.232.272.31
Zambia2.373.103.142.942.883.393.543.382.972.68
Zimbabwe3.082.952.843.013.183.153.102.902.902.76

This index represents the average score from 1-7 given by a large sample group in a particular country in response to the following question: “How do buyers make purchasing decisions?” (1 = based solely on the lowest price, 7 = based on a sophisticated analysis of performance attributes).

Source: World Economic Forum