The ranking from the magazine takes into account GDP,
inflation, the extent of inflation, stock market performance and public debt.
At the top of the list is Greece, with the publication signalling
that “for the first time in a long time, the economic party is taking place in
“Other countries that plunged into the depths of the economy
in the early 2010s, including Portugal and Spain, also scored highly”, they
point out. Factors such as the recovery of tourism and less dependence on
Russian gas contributed to this performance.
Other surprises in this year's economic ranking include
Israel, which is ranked 4th after Ireland. On the other hand, in the unexpected
negative participations, Germany is in 30th place, as well as two Baltic
countries, Estonia and Latvia, which “won praise in the 2010s for their rapid
reforms” but are now in last place.