The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has been analysing the relative manufacturing competitiveness of the world’s top exporting countries for a number of years. This slide presentation outlines the results of their latest survey.
The headline is that these countries can be grouped into four types:
- ‘Rising stars’ – USA and Mexico
- ‘Holding steady’ – Netherlands, India, Indonesia, UK
- ‘Under pressure’ – Belgium, France, Italy, Switzerland, Sweden
- ‘Losing ground’ – Brazil, China, Czech Republic, Poland Russia