NEW ZEALAND
Region: ASIA AND OCEANA
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New Zealand’s IPRI value increased by 0.1 to 8.3 placing it 1st in Asia and Oceania and 2nd in the world. New Zealand is classified by the IMF as part of the advanced economies group and the World Bank as an high income OECD country. It is an observer member of the Pacific Alliance.
New Zealand’s Subindex of the Legal and Political Environment remained the same at 9.0 with scores of 9.5 in Judicial Independence, 9.0 in Rule of Law, 8.0 in Political Stability, and 9.5 in Control of Corruption. The Subindex for Physical Property Rights increased by 0.1 to 7.9 with scores of 8.5 in Property rights, 10.0 in Registering Property, and 5.1 in Ease of access to loans. The Subindex for Intellectual Property Rights remained the same at 7.9 with scores of 8.5 in Intellectual property protection, 7.4 in Patent Protection, and 8.0 in Copyright Piracy Level.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 8.3 2 of 128 1 of 20
Legal and Political 9.0 1 of 128 1 of 20
Physical 7.9 6 of 128 3 of 20
Intellectual 7.9 18 of 128 4 of 20


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 9.0 1 of 128 1 of 20
Judicial Independence 9.5 1 of 128 1 of 20
Rule of Law 9.0 4 of 128 1 of 20
Political Stability 8.0 1 of 128 1 of 20
Control of Corruption 9.5 1 of 128 1 of 20


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 7.9 6 of 128 3 of 20
Protection of Physical Property 8.5 8 of 128 4 of 20
Registering Property 10.0 3 of 127 1 of 20
Access to Loan 5.1 11 of 128 4 of 20


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 7.9 18 of 128 4 of 20
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 8.5 5 of 128 2 of 20
Patent Protection 7.4 48 of 108 11 of 19
Copyright Protection 8.0 3 of 104 2 of 18
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Ranks Country Rating
1 FINLAND 8.4
2 NEW ZEALAND 8.3
3 LUXEMBOURG 8.3
4 NORWAY 8.3
5 SWITZERLAND 8.2
6 SINGAPORE 8.1
7 SWEDEN 8.1
8 JAPAN 8.1
9 NETHERLANDS 8.0
10 CANADA 8.0
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