Cambodia moved up four spots to 49 out of 169 countries in a ranking of the world’s most connected nations last year, a study conducted by Germany-based logistics firm DHL said.
Last week, DHL released the fifth edition of its Global Connectedness Index (GCI) – a detailed analysis of globalisation, measured by international flows of trade, capital, information and people – illustrating the size of a country’s international flows relative to its domestic activity. Cambodia’s overall ranking in the 2015 edition was 53rd.
Frank Appel, CEO of Deutsche Post DHL Group, which is the parent company of DHL, said in the report that globalisation has profoundly changed the way people live and today’s world is interconnected like never before.
“For individuals, this can mean greater cultural diversity, as well as more choice, and more opportunity to learn and develop. For businesses, globalisation is opening new markets and opportunities,” Appel said. “For many countries, the move to integrate into cross-border flows is translating into faster development and improved innovation.”
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