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April 4 2018

Singapore Tops Asia-Pacific Talent Ranking

Switzerland leads the way in terms of talent competitiveness, according to the 2018 Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) report.

The report found that Singapore ranks as the most talent-competitive nation in the APAC region. Japan is the only other Asian country in the top 25, at 20th place.

In general, European countries continue to dominate the GTCI rankings, with 15 in the top 25.

The index assesses the policies and practices that enable a country to attract, develop and retain technical and global knowledge skills associated with innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership.

This year's edition revealed that the top 10 countries share one major feature: they all have a well-developed educational system that provides the social and collaboration skills needed for employability in today's labour market.