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Norway improved upon its stellar property rights record, increasing its IPRI score by 0.1 points. Every sub-component of LP increased, improving the overall LP score to 8.7. Norway’s PPR increased 0.1 points but the Access to Loans was the only sub-category that increased (by 0.3 points) in 2012. Protection of Physical Property fell by 0.2 points, while Registering Property saw no change. IPR was static in 2012 as each sub-component repeated its 2011 performance.
|Category||Score||Global Rank||Regional Rank (WE)|
|Legal and Political Environment||3||122 of 130||19 of 19|
|Rule of Law||8.9|
|Control of Corruption||9.1|
|Physical Property Rights||4.6||125 of 130||19 of 19|
|Protection of Physical Property Rights||8.5|
|Access to Loans||6.6|
|Intellectual Property Rights||4.1||98 of 130||18 of 19|
|Protection of Intellectual Property Rights||8|