SRI LANKA
Region: ASIA AND OCEANA
128
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69
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Sri Lanka’s IPRI score increased by 0.2 to 5.0 placing it 14th in the Asia and Oceania region and 69th in the world. Sri Lanka is classified by the IMF as part of Emerging and Developing Asia group and the World Bank as a lower-middle income country. It is a member of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC).
The Legal and Political Environment increased by 0.4 to 4.7 with scores of 5.4 in Judicial Independence, 4.7 in Rule of Law, 4.5 in Political Stability, and 4.3 in Control of Corruption. The Physical Property Rights Subindex remained the same at 5.6 with scores of 5.5 in Property rights, 8.3 in Registering Property, and 3.1 in Ease of access to loans. The Intellectual Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.3 to 4.6 with scores of 5.7 in Intellectual property protection, 6.5 in Patent Protection, and 1.7 in Copyright Piracy Level.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.0 69 of 128 of 20
Legal and Political 4.7 64 of 128 of 20
Physical 5.6 75 of 128 of 20
Intellectual 4.6 79 of 128 of 20


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 4.7 64 of 128 of 20
Judicial Independence 5.4 48 of 128 of 20
Rule of Law 4.7 69 of 128 of 20
Political Stability 4.5 82 of 128 of 20
Control of Corruption 4.3 68 of 128 of 20


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.6 75 of 128 of 20
Protection of Physical Property 5.5 59 of 128 of 20
Registering Property 8.3 99 of 127 of 20
Access to Loan 3.1 63 of 128 of 20


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 4.6 79 of 128 of 20
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 5.7 41 of 128 of 20
Patent Protection 6.5 63 of 108 of 19
Copyright Protection 1.7 92 of 104 of 18
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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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