Liberia: Investment freedom

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Investment freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 55
 Year 2024
 Measure points
 Data availability 2009 - 2024
 Average 42
 Min - Max 20 - 55
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Liberia from 2009 to 2024. The average value for Liberia during that period was 42 points with a minimum of 20 points in 2010 and a maximum of 55 points in 2018. The latest value from 2024 is 55 points. For comparison, the world average in 2024 based on 175 countries is 56 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The Investment Freedom index for Liberia 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 32 2024 points
 Freedom from corruption 25 2024 points
 Fiscal freedom 69 2024 points
 Business freedom 35 2024 points
 Labor freedom 44 2024 points
 Monetary freedom 71.60 2024 points
 Trade freedom 67 2024 points
 Investment freedom 55 2024 points
 Financial freedom 20 2024 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 50 2024 index points
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