Kazakhstan is only CIS country to be included in digital competitiveness rating
In the digital competitiveness ranking, Kazakhstan is ahead not only of the countries of the region but also of many countries in Europe and the U.S., having ranked 36th among 63 competing countries in 2022. It is followed by Portugal, Italy, Hungary, Croatia, India, Poland, Romania, Brazil, Turkey and other countries. According to the Finprom.kz portal, the fact that the country has been included in this international IT list demonstrates the authority of the state in digital development issues. It is noteworthy that Kazakhstan is the only state among all the CIS and Central Asian countries to be included in the IMD World Digital Competitiveness Ranking. Such an assessment indicates a high degree of the country’s development in the field of digitalization, which is confirmed by the international institute. According to the research, the WDC ranking methodology defines digital competitiveness based on three major factors such as knowledge, technology and future readiness.