Taiwan ranks as sixth-freest economy: survey

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Fri, Mar 05, 2021 page1 Taiwan ranks as sixth-freest economy: survey By Crystal Hsu / Staff reporter Taiwan’s economy ranked sixth in this year’s Index of Economic Freedom, as its overall score picked up 1.5 points due primarily to an improvement in government integrity, an annual Heritage Foundation survey released yesterday showed. The nation ranked 11th in last year’s edition of the survey. The US think tank measures 12 freedoms, from property rights to financial freedom, grouped into four categories: rule of law; government integrity; judicial effectiveness; and regulatory efficiency and open market. People walk past a department store in...