Customers are being urged to collect their parcels from the City Link's depots as soon as possible after the delivery giant entered administration on Christmas Day.
The 2014 ranking puts the US first, followed by China, Japan, Germany, the UK, France, Brazil, Italy, India and Russia, in that order.
A 999-style emergency blackouts hotline promised in the wake of last year's power cuts has yet to take a single call and will not be up and running until 2016, it has emerged.
Family incomes have yet to return to the levels they enjoyed before the financial crisis and are unlikely to do so until 2016, according to new analysis.
One of the country's biggest rail terminals will be 'effectively closed' today because of over-running engineering works.