|Country/Area||Agriculture (%)||Industry (%)||Services (%)|
|European Union (average)||5.6||27.7||66.7|
Source: CIA Factbook
Singapore and Hong Kong were reported to be the most competitive countries according to the 2010 World Competitiveness Index. A detailed explanation for these rankings is to be found in the press release that accompanied the publication of the Index
- Examine the breakdown of economic activities in the countries listed above and group the listed countries into developing, transitional (NICs) and developed countries
- Analyse the factors that contribute to a country's competitiveness
- Discuss the consequences for a country as it moves from being manufacturing-focused to service-focused.