Supplanting Canada at the top of this year’s Country Brand Index is Switzerland, which appears to have few weaknesses as a nation. In no particular order, here are the categories in which Switzerland outscores all other nations: environmental friendliness, political freedom, justice system stability, national safety, the country people would most like to live in, standard of living, investment climate, business regulatory environment and natural beauty. By far, Switzerland has the most No. 1 rankings of any nation to appear in this feature.
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- 77 %1. Yes, owning a home is an investment that will pay off.
- 2. No, I'd rather save my money and rent.
- 3. No, I can't afford to buy a home.
- 4. I don't know.
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