China Rises on List of Most Innovative Countries

by swisschambei in Business

China moved up three places to 14th among the world’s most innovative countries this year, according to a report by the World Intellectual Property Organization on July 24th. The Global Innovation Index (GII) 2019 ranked 129 economies based on 80 indicators, including traditional measurements such as research and development investments, international patent and trademark applications, as well as newer indicators such as mobile phone app creation and hi-tech exports. China remained in first place in quality of innovation among middle-income economies for the seventh consecutive year, according to the report, and achieved the top spot in patents, utility models, trademarks and industrial designs by origin, as well as hi-tech and creative goods exports. The country also ranked second only to the US in 18 of the top 100 science and technology clusters. This year’s report named Switzerland as the world’s most innovative country, followed by Sweden, the US, the Netherlands and the UK.

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