Cape Verde: Investment freedom

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 Cape Verde

Investment freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 80
 Year 2023
 Measure points
 Data availability 1996 - 2023
 Average 67
 Min - Max 50 - 80
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Cape Verde from 1996 to 2023. The average value for Cape Verde during that period was 67 points with a minimum of 50 points in 2003 and a maximum of 80 points in 2018. The latest value from 2023 is 80 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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Cape Verde - Investment freedom - recent values

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Cape Verde - Investment freedom - historical chart - 1996-2023

The Investment Freedom index for Cape Verde 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 65 2023 points
 Freedom from corruption 61 2023 points
 Fiscal freedom 22 2023 points
 Business freedom 68 2023 points
 Labor freedom 52 2023 points
 Monetary freedom 82.30 2023 points
 Trade freedom 68 2023 points
 Investment freedom 80 2023 points
 Financial freedom 60 2023 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 66 2023 index points
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