Major Benefits of Free Trade
Created on October 26, 2012
The nations of the world are divided into four groups based on their trade freedom scores in the 2013 Index of Economic Freedom. The chart below shows that nations with more trade freedom also have ...
... better care of the environment
Environmental Performance Index
(higher scores mean greater performance)
Global Hunger Index
(lower scores mean less hunger)
... stronger economies
Average Per Capita Gross National Income
Trade Freedom Score Groups
Sources: Heritage Foundation calculations, The World Bank, International Food Policy Research Institute, and Yale University.