2007 Ranking
    1. Switzerland 5.72
    2. South Korea 5.67
    3. Japan 5.64
    4. Hong Kong 5.63
    5. Sweden 5.53
    6. Austria 5.44
    7. Belgium 5.38
    8. Finland 5.38
    9. Indonesia 5.37
    10. Ireland 5.36
    11. Netherlands 5.34
    12. United States 5.32
    13. Denmark 5.32
    14. Luxembourg 5.31
    15. Germany 5.31
    16. Canada 5.29
    17. United Kingdom 5.28
    18. Singapore 5.27
    19. Australia 5.27
    20. France 5.25
    21. Norway 5.20
    22. New Zealand 5.12
    23. Malaysia 5.04
    24. Iceland 4.93
    25. Israel 4.93
    26. Slovenia 4.81
    27. Tunisia 4.73
    28. Chile 4.73
    29. Spain 4.71
    30. India 4.67
    31. Italy 4.56
    32. South Africa 4.55
    33. Puerto Rico 4.54
    34. Costa Rica 4.50
    35. Bahrain 4.48
    36. United Arab Emirates 4.46
    37. Cyprus 4.46
    38. China 4.34
    39. Barbados 4.32
    40. Thailand 4.28
    41. Panama 4.26
    42. Sri Lanka 4.25
    43. Qatar 4.25
    44. Portugal 4.16
    45. Czech Republic 4.16
    46. Estonia 4.14
    47. Kuwait 4.13
    48. Oman 4.13
    49. Kazakhstan 4.12
    50. Greece 4.12
    51. Philippines 4.11
    52. Malta 4.09
    53. Mexico 4.04
    54. Vietnam 4.01
    55. Jamaica 4.00
    56. Lithuania 3.99
    57. Russia 3.95
    58. Trinidad and Tobago 3.95
    59. Turkey 3.93
    60. Argentina 3.91
    61. El Salvador 3.91
    62. Mauritius 3.86
    63. Peru 3.84
    64. Brazil 3.83
    65. Latvia 3.81
    66. Dominican Republic 3.74
    67. Namibia 3.70
    68. Croatia 3.69
    69. Cambodia 3.67
    70. Romania 3.66
    71. Colombia 3.64
    72. Guatemala 3.64
    73. Poland 3.63
    74. Uruguay 3.61
    75. Montenegro 3.61
    76. Slovakia 3.56
    77. Algeria 3.52
    78. Venezuela 3.52
    79. Azerbaijan 3.52
    80. Ukraine 3.48
    81. Botswana 3.48
    82. Morocco 3.45
    83. Saudi Arabia 3.44
    84. Nigeria 3.43
    85. Kenya 3.40
    86. Tanzania 3.38
    87. Georgia 3.31
    88. Bulgaria 3.29
    89. Hungary 3.25
    90. Jordan 3.24
    91. Pakistan 3.22
    92. Armenia 3.18
    93. Honduras 3.18
    94. Bangladesh 3.18
    95. Mongolia 3.14
    96. Zimbabwe 3.08
    97. Gambia 3.05
    98. Serbia 2.98
    99. Albania 2.97
    100. Nicaragua 2.92
    101. Ecuador 2.92
    102. Bosnia and Herzegovina 2.88
    103. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 2.86
    104. Benin 2.86
    105. Kyrgyzstan 2.84
    106. Guyana 2.84
    107. Tajikistan 2.83
    108. Libya 2.77
    109. Uganda 2.76
    110. Nepal 2.76
    111. Paraguay 2.75
    112. Syria 2.65
    113. Lesotho 2.65
    114. Mauritania 2.65
    115. Mali 2.61
    116. Senegal 2.58
    117. Egypt 2.56
    118. Cameroon 2.55
    119. Ethiopia 2.53
    120. Burkina Faso 2.53
    121. Bolivia 2.47
    122. Mozambique 2.45
    123. Madagascar 2.45
    124. Zambia 2.37
    125. Timor Leste 2.32
    126. Burundi 2.28
    127. Chad 1.96
    2016 Ranking
    1. South Korea 5.14
    2. Hong Kong 4.98
    3. Switzerland 4.96
    4. Qatar 4.96
    5. Japan 4.90
    6. Luxembourg 4.87
    7. United Arab Emirates 4.76
    8. United Kingdom 4.75
    9. Singapore 4.71
    10. United States 4.69
    11. Norway 4.63
    12. Sweden 4.61
    13. Malaysia 4.53
    14. Finland 4.52
    15. Belgium 4.47
    16. India 4.46
    17. Netherlands 4.40
    18. Canada 4.39
    19. Ireland 4.37
    20. China 4.32
    21. South Africa 4.16
    22. Germany 4.15
    23. Thailand 4.13
    24. Iceland 4.08
    25. France 4.07
    26. Israel 4.07
    27. New Zealand 4.02
    28. Tajikistan 4.01
    29. Saudi Arabia 3.98
    30. Azerbaijan 3.94
    31. Chile 3.85
    32. Australia 3.84
    33. Mauritius 3.84
    34. Bahrain 3.81
    35. Lesotho 3.80
    36. Laos 3.79
    37. Indonesia 3.78
    38. Kuwait 3.77
    39. Austria 3.76
    40. Lebanon 3.73
    41. Cyprus 3.70
    42. Russia 3.68
    43. Denmark 3.68
    44. Sri Lanka 3.68
    45. Kazakhstan 3.67
    46. Kyrgyzstan 3.66
    47. Italy 3.64
    48. Iran 3.63
    49. Estonia 3.63
    50. Uruguay 3.58
    51. Barbados 3.57
    52. Panama 3.57
    53. Namibia 3.56
    54. Portugal 3.56
    55. Guatemala 3.55
    56. Jordan 3.55
    57. Armenia 3.55
    58. Cambodia 3.53
    59. Ethiopia 3.51
    60. Costa Rica 3.50
    61. Vietnam 3.49
    62. Malta 3.47
    63. Argentina 3.46
    64. Brazil 3.45
    65. Turkey 3.43
    66. Mexico 3.43
    67. Peru 3.41
    68. Philippines 3.39
    69. Jamaica 3.39
    70. Greece 3.38
    71. Trinidad and Tobago 3.36
    72. Slovenia 3.36
    73. Hungary 3.35
    74. Liberia 3.35
    75. Botswana 3.33
    76. Poland 3.33
    77. Oman 3.31
    78. Spain 3.31
    79. Bangladesh 3.30
    80. Colombia 3.29
    81. Bulgaria 3.26
    82. Lithuania 3.19
    83. Morocco 3.18
    84. Cape Verde 3.16
    85. Pakistan 3.15
    86. Ukraine 3.13
    87. Rwanda 3.09
    88. Georgia 3.09
    89. Algeria 3.09
    90. Albania 3.07
    91. Ecuador 3.06
    92. Nigeria 3.05
    93. Gabon 3.03
    94. Montenegro 3.02
    95. Mongolia 3.01
    96. Kenya 2.99
    97. Czech Republic 2.98
    98. Nepal 2.97
    99. Tunisia 2.97
    100. Honduras 2.96
    101. Bhutan 2.96
    102. Brunei 2.95
    103. Ivory Coast 2.94
    104. Paraguay 2.93
    105. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 2.92
    106. Latvia 2.92
    107. Slovakia 2.92
    108. Mozambique 2.88
    109. Dominican Republic 2.87
    110. Moldova 2.86
    111. Tanzania 2.84
    112. El Salvador 2.79
    113. Bolivia 2.77
    114. Zimbabwe 2.76
    115. Egypt 2.75
    116. Gambia 2.74
    117. Venezuela 2.73
    118. Senegal 2.72
    119. Ghana 2.71
    120. Croatia 2.70
    121. Romania 2.70
    122. Cameroon 2.69
    123. Zambia 2.68
    124. Mali 2.64
    125. Uganda 2.55
    126. Nicaragua 2.51
    127. Sierra Leone 2.42
    128. Malawi 2.41
    129. Madagascar 2.36
    130. Chad 2.33
    131. Yemen 2.31
    132. Serbia 2.28
    133. Benin 2.16
    134. Bosnia and Herzegovina 2.11
    135. Congo (Kinshasa) 2.01
    136. Mauritania 1.90
    137. Burundi 1.79

    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