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Trade freedom index (0-100), 2020 - Country rankings:

The average for 2020 based on 178 countries was 74 points.The highest value was in Hong Kong: 95 points and the lowest value was in North Korea: 0 points. The indicator is available from 1995 to 2020. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: points; Source: The Heritage Foundation
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Definition: The Trade freedom index is based on two indicators: the trade-weighted average tariff rate and non-tariff barriers (including quantity, price, regulatory, customs and investment restrictions, and direct government intervention).
Trade freedom in the European union
Trade freedom in Europe
Trade freedom in Asia
Trade freedom in Africa
Trade freedom in North America
Trade freedom in South America
Trade freedom in Australia


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