Czech Republic reaches 21st place on Economic Freedom Index

The Czech Republic has jumped three places on the Index of Economic Freedom, reaching the 21st position among the 178 countries included on the list. The country’s economic freedom score for 2015 is 73.2 out of a maximum 100, which is its best score ever. The Index of Economic Freedom was introduced in 1995 by the Heritage Foundation and The Wall Street Journal. According to the assessment, Hong Kong is the most economically free country, while North Korea was placed at the bottom of the ladder.