News of: Thursday, September 18 2008,

Netherlands up 2 places to number 10 in IT industry competitiveness index 2008

The Netherlands rank number 10 in the IT industry competitiveness index, 2008, published by the magazine The Economist.

This is up two places from last year's ranking, which lists the most attractive countries for the IT sector.

As an incubator of high-tech start-ups and technology innovation and as a developer of talent, the US remains second to none. The Netherlands mainly profit from the good infrastructure and the high R&D investments.

The list has 66 countries.

More information is on the Economist website.