1. Hong Kong, China

The Heritage Foundation has referred to Hong Kong as the freest economy in the world and recently doing business in the city has become even easier as China opens its doors to the world.

The simple tax system, ideal location with great access into China, top quality internet, and a free trade policy means any business in any sector can flourish.

Meanwhile global investor access to China’s financial markets is widening further with the launch of a bond trading link with Hong Kong.

Hong Kong is also ranked above the US, the UK, and Japan as the least corrupt region on the globe.