Qatar Tops 2018 Global Entrepreneurship Index

Qatar topped the global entrepreneurship environment, according to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) report 2018 featuring 54 countries worldwide.

The ranking came from a public opinion poll that included international experts in various fields on all indicators and detailed elements that affect the reality and future of this sector in the country.

The independent report identifies the realities of entrepreneurship in 54 countries around the world in line with global best practices, and sets the results for government and decision-makers to develop the entrepreneurial environment in each country.

Qatar Development Bank (QDB), a GEM member, said that the report showed that the local environment index for business entrepreneurship in Qatar registered about 6.7 points out of 10, and Qatar is ranked first among all countries participating in the 2018 report, followed respectively by Indonesia and the Netherlands by about 6.6 and 6.5 points.

Source: Government of Qatar