Nation Brands Index 2022: Germany finishes first again with Japan and Canada rounding out the top three nations
Germany finishes in first place again, while Japan overtakes Canada for second place — its best performance since 2018, when it also ranked second. Japan sees strong reputational rankings on the Exports, Tourism, and Culture indices. The United Kingdom’s ranking drops again in 2022, moving from fifth to sixth. Russia’s ranking falls to the bottom three nations.