Posted on August 30, 2018

Qatar has bagged the second place in the Mena (Middle East and North Africa) region and 25th in the world in terms of property rights with an IPRI score of 7.178.

The country’s ranking has been included in the International Property Rights Index (IPRI) 2018 of the Property Rights Alliance. The IPRI scores the underlining institutions of a strong property rights regime: The legal and political environment, physical property rights, and intellectual property rights. It is the world’s only index entirely dedicated to the measurement of intellectual and physical property rights. Covering 125 countries, the 2018 IPRI reports on the property rights systems affecting 98% of world gross domestic product and 93% of world population.

A tool for policymakers, business communities, and civic activists the IPRI highlights the essential role property rights play in creating a prosperous economy and just society.

source: Gulf Times