The report, is prepared on an annual basis by the World Economic Forum, and includes the Global Competitiveness Index that provides an important basis for comparison of the competitive strengths and weaknesses of more than 140 countries worldwide. In the current edition of the report Botswana falls four places to 80th rank. In the 2008 rankings, Botswana attained a modest improvement of 56 out of 134 countries, but since then the country has experienced an overall decline in rankings. Click here to access the report. You may also access the Bank of Botswana Governor's speech at the launch of the report by clicking here.