WASHINGTON (Azg)–According to a survey conducted by the Washington-based Helpish Foundation–the economy of Hong Kong is the most free in the world. Hong Kong is followed by Singapore–Bahrein–New Zealand and Switzerland. Of 150 countries investigated–Armenia is ranked at 104.
Among former Soviet countries–Estonia at the 17th spot is the most free in the region. Behind Armenia are Georgia (114)– Ukraine (125)– Azerbaijan (148)–Bulgaria–and countries of the Middle East.