Published by ETH Zurich, the KOF Globalisation Index measures the economic, social and political dimensions of globalisation. Its latest edition covering 195 countries identifies Switzerland, the Netherlands and Belgium as the most globalised countries in the world. Luxembourg is in 20th place.
Most global economies
The sub-segment of the index focusing on economic globalisation comprises trade flows and financial flows. Luxembourg ranks 5th among the world’s most global economies, after Singapore, the Netherlands, Belgium and Ireland.
The analysis of social globalisation takes into account personal contacts, information flows and cultural globalisation. Luxembourg comes out 1st in the world in this category, followed by Monaco, Liechtenstein, Switzerland and Canada.