Belize: Investment freedom

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 Belize

Investment freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 55
 Year 2023
 Measure points
 Data availability 1995 - 2023
 Average 55
 Min - Max 40 - 70
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Belize from 1995 to 2023. The average value for Belize during that period was 55 points with a minimum of 40 points in 2013 and a maximum of 70 points in 1995. The latest value from 2023 is 55 points. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 175 countries is 57 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Belize - Investment freedom - recent values

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Belize - Investment freedom - historical chart - 1995-2023




The Investment Freedom index for Belize from The Heritage Foundation measures the restrictions to investment activity both within the country and across borders. A higher score means fewer restrictions.
Definition: The Investment freedom index evaluates a variety of investment restrictions (burdensome bureaucracy, restrictions on land ownership, expropriation of investments without fair compensation, foreign exchange controls, capital control, security problems, a lack of basic investment infrastructure, etc.). Points are deducted from the ideal score of 100 for each of the restrictions found in a country’s investment regime.


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 Property rights 34 2023 points
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 Labor freedom 61 2023 points
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 Trade freedom 52 2023 points
 Investment freedom 55 2023 points
 Financial freedom 50 2023 points
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