The capacity to exercise influence and leverage through economic interdependencies; measured in terms of trade relations, investment ties and economic diplomacy.
Economic relationships is calculated using a weighted average of scores across 3 sub-measures and 12 indicators.
In 2020, most scores for the top 10 countries are trending downward for economic relationships. China has the highest score (98.9), followed by the United States (61.7) and Japan (47.5). Australia has gained the most points (+3.1), while the United States has lost the most points (−5.9).
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Regional trade relations
Ability to influence other countries through bilateral trade flows and relative dependenciesView all submeasure scores
Regional investment ties
Ability to influence other countries through foreign direct investment flows and relative dependenciesView all submeasure scores
The use of economic instruments to pursue collaborative interests and beneficial geopolitical outcomesView all submeasure scores