The 'Economist Intelligence Unit', a British based think-tank, released their latest business environment rankings.
The ranking indicates the attractiveness of operating conditions for companies in 60 countries and compares the likely environment for the coming 5 years with the previous 5 years.
The Netherlands has surpassed the United States as having the most favorable business climate.
4. United Kingdom
5. United States
10. Hong Kong
The Netherlands' stable macro-economic environment, highly developed financial sector, high-quality infrastructure, and a highly trained and educated workforce all contributed to the recent ranking.
Source: Netherlands Embassy