Benchmark Country

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Benchmark Country

A country against which the performances of other countries are compared, especially in economic analysis. A benchmark country may be chosen on basis of population, industrial base, and other similarities to other countries.
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The study provides only an overall general assessment of price level and while comparing the prices of selected retail services with those of benchmark countries, the report highlights Oman's ranking as compared to the selected countries.
Use the data analysis to develop business plan, formulate strategies, analyze companies and benchmark countries for investment.
Five exports account for 64% of all exports in Africa compared with an average of 44% in the eight benchmark countries.
CPIA is meant to benchmark countries according to institutions and policy measures/reforms.
Two benchmark countries, Australia and the UK, were the overall top scorers.
Pakistan should benchmark countries that have successfully followed this model in recent times.
Studies from benchmark countries, like Australia, Ireland, Switzerland, UK and Finland, showed that vocational training conducted in the classrooms were not as effective as programmes that included extensive workplace experience," it said.
Broadband uptake is growing rapidly as a result of fibre and ADSL2 infrastructure upgrades, though the country still lags behind benchmark countries for average broadband access speeds.
The scope of this report is as follows: - This report provides in-depth data and analysis of branch network trends to benchmark countries and competitors across Western Europe.
Broadband uptake is growing rapidly as a result of fibre and ADSL2+ infrastructure upgrades, though the country still lags behind benchmark countries for average broadband access speeds.
Penetration in the broadband and mobile sectors has reached the EU average, though both lag behind benchmark countries.
Broadband take-up is growing rapidly as a result of fibre and ADSL2+ infrastructure investments from Telecom Italia and alternative operators, though the country still lags behind benchmark countries for average broadband access speeds.