Sunday 15, January 2012 by Robin Amlôt

Bahrain tops region for economic freedom

Bahrain remains the MENA region’s most economically free country, according to the annual Index of Economic Freedom published by The Heritage Foundation and Wall Street Journal, and the only MENA country to score in the top 20. Ranked 12th out of 184 economies worldwide, Bahrain’s economic freedom score of 75.2 is well above the world average.

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