Lebanon scored 40.530 during the third quarter of 2011, ranking 14th on a regional basis and 222nd on a global basis, slipping from the 190th global place it occupied in the second quarter of 2011 (score: 29.869) and the 174th place in the first quarter of 2011 (score: 43.215).[Link]

The indexes rank all countries and territories based on how they are perceived in leading international media, published quarterly and annually. This report is done by East West Communications, a leading Washington-based company developing nation branding indexes and reports.

This is almost as worse as our internet ranking even though I am a bit surprised by it. We can’t be that bad!

Kuwait ranked first among Arab countries, followed by the UAE & Qatar.