Germany – Berlin 190
Germany has the fifth largest economy in the world in PPP terms.
Denmark – Copenhagen 171
Featuring low levels or corruption, Denmark continues to dominate the list.
Netherlands – Amsterdam 169
The Netherlands are the sixth largest economy in Europe, playing an important role as a European transportation hub. It features a constantly high trade surplus, as well stable industrial relations, and low unemployment.
Finland – Helsinki 159
Following the same “Nordic model” as Norway and Sweden, Finland has ranked fourth on the list for the best countries to start a business.
Austria – Vienna 152
Austria features a large service sector, a relatively sound industrial sector, and a small, but highly developed agricultural sector.
Spain – Madrid 152
Spain ranked sixth on the list as one of the best countries to start a business, despite its past prolonged recession in the wake of the global financial crisis in 2008.
Estonia – Tallinn 151
Estonia has a modern market-based economy and one of the higher per capita income levels in Central Europe and the Baltic region.
Czech Republic – Prague 145
Boasting one of the highest GDP growth rates and lowest unemployment levels in the Europe, Czech Republic is a prosperous market economy.
Australia – Canberra 134
Australia was relatively unaffected by the global financial crisis as its banking system remained strong and the inflation is under control.
Belgium – City of Brussels 131
Belgium has a well-diversified economy due to its central geographic location and highly developed transport network.