The Asia Pacific Artificial Intelligence (AI) Readiness Index assessed the readiness of governments, businesses and consumers, across 11 APAC economies in their adoption of AI technologies.

Salesforce has announced the second edition of its Asia Pacific AI Readiness Index, which sees Singapore retain the top spot for Artificial Intelligence (AI) Readiness, compared to 10 other countries in the region.

Singapore currently leads all three indices with an overall score of 65.7, followed by Japan (60.0) and Hong Kong (59.3). 

Globally, AI is expected to contribute approximately USD$15.7 trillion to the world’s GDP by 2030, a USD$2 trillion increase from 2019. In Singapore, the AI market is projected to reach US$960 million in 2022, and US$16 billion by 2030.

For more key findings from the report, and the three recommendations to maximize AI adoption in a safe and inclusive manner, refer to this infographic.

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