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26-11-06, 20:25
VRT News : Brussels is best (http://www.vrtnieuws.net/nieuwsnet_master/versie2/english/details/061125_brusselsbest/index.shtml)

The latest European Competitiveness Index has put the Greater Brussels Region at the top of its annual league table of the competitiveness of Europe's city regions. Brussels is up two places on last year. Meanwhile, city regions in Eastern Europe still have a lot of ground to make up in the competitiveness stakes.

The British European Competitiveness Index, which was published on Friday, puts Greater Brussels in first place, ahead of last year's number one city region, the Finnish capital Helsinki.

118 regions of Europe were ranked for their competitiveness.

The top 10 is as follow :

1) Greater Brussels
2) Greater Helsinki (Uusimaa)
3) Greater Paris (Ile-de-France)
4) Stockholm
5) ?
6) ?
7) Prague
8) Hamburg
9) Greater London
10) Bratislava
19) Madrid
28) Greater Rome (Lazio)
47) Budapest