Trinidad and Tobago: Investment freedom index (0-100): For that indicator, The Heritage Foundation provides data for Trinidad and Tobago from 1996 to 2017. The average value for Trinidad and Tobago during that period was 72 points with a minumum of 60 points in 2010 and a maximum of 90 points in 1996. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
The Investment Freedom index for Tr.&Tobago 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.