Singapore still second-most networked economy

[SINGAPORE] Singapore has kept its status as the world's second-most networked economy in this year's Networked Readiness Index (NRI), hot on the heels of Finland, which is again in the No 1 spot.

As in previous years, the top 10 spots were dominated by northern European economies, the Asian Tigers and some advanced Western economies.

The NRI, part of the highly regarded annual Global Information Technology Report (GITR), is put together by Insead in partnership with the World Economic Forum and the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University.

Launched in 2002, the GITR assesses the digital ecosystems of 148 developed and developing countries and jurisdictions, ranking...

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