DHL Global Connectedness Index

What is the Global Connectedness Index?

The DHL Global Connectedness Index tracks the depth and breadth of international trade, capital, information, and people flows. It draws upon 3+ million data points to examine globalization worldwide, by region, and across 169 countries.

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DHL Global Connectedness Index 2020 Report

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DHL Global Connectedness Index 2020 Country Book

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DHL GLOBAL CONNECTEDNESS INDEX

Brief Highlights from our 2020 Report

The 2020 DHL Global Connectedness Index report examines the state of globalization during the Covid-19 pandemic and provides historical context back to 2001.

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DHL GLOBAL CONNECTEDNESS INDEX

Explore the 2020 DHL Global Connectedness Index Results

New interactive tool on DHL website features customizable displays of global trends and country scores/ranks

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Downloadable Datasets

2020 GCI Scores & Ranks (csv)

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2020 GCI Scores & Ranks (xlsx)

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DHL GLOBAL CONNECTEDNESS INDEX

Globalization Beyond 2020: Time for a Reset?

NYU Stern and DHL co-host a panel discussion on the future of globalization, featuring Catherine Mann (Global Chief Economist, Citi), Ian Goldin (Professor, Oxford University), John Pearson (CEO, DHL Express), Steven A. Altman (Sr. Research Scholar, NYU Stern), and moderator Sarah Kel

DHL GLOBAL CONNECTEDNESS INDEX

The State of Globalization in a Distancing World

How has globalization developed during the Covid-19 pandemic? Which are the world's most globally connected countries? Lead author Steven A. Altman presents key findings from the DHL Global Connectedness Index 2020.