REPUBLIC OF BELARUS TOPS THE POSTAL DEVELOPMENT RANKING (2IPD) IN ITS GEOGRAPHICAL REGION

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12.10.2021

The Integrated Index for Postal Development (2IPD) is annually assigned by the Universal Postal Union. It is an integrated index that provides a composite picture of postal development in all countries and regions based on four pillars: reliability, reach, relevance and resilience. These four pillars provide a balanced view of postal development, without solely focusing on operational, strategic or societal matters. All the data collected and processed accordingly determines the world ranking which is published every year. Information is integrated into an algorithm delivering a general score between 0-100 for each country assessed. This enables the final score to comprehensively reflect the situation for postal services in any given geography.

The 2021 ranking covers 168 countries in total. The Republic of Belarus has obtained encouraging results and for the first time leads its regional group having taken the 14th place in the total rating. The Index of Postal Development of the Republic of Belarus is scored 67.4 rising to the six places in the ranking in comparison with the previous year. Switzerland, Germany and Austria top the ranking.

The Integrated Index for Postal Development (2IPD) helps postal stakeholders to have all the information required, therefore, being a base for strategic and economic evaluation by the Universal Postal Union.