Global facility management company Cushman & Wakefield recently unveiled their annual Manufacturing Risk Index.
Included in the report was an assessment of how countries around the world are currently positioned and projected to rebound from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Countries were ranked by their projected ability to restart their manufacturing sectors once society starts to return to normal.
Those with the strongest baseline rankings for bounce-back are:
Another set of rankings, focused exclusively on political and economic climate showed Canada in the top spot, followed by:
2. United States
A third set of data showed overall cost rankings, including labor and operating costs in support of manufacturing bounce-back. The rankings were not surprising: