Doing Business in Spain 2015

DB15-coverThe World Bank Group has just published “Doing Business in Spain 2015.”

The report measures business regulations and their enforcement in 17 autonomous communities and two autonomous cities –Andalusia (Seville), Aragon (Zaragoza), Asturias (Gijón), Balearic Islands (Palma), Basque Country (Bilbao), Community of Madrid (Madrid), Canary Islands (Las Palmas), Cantabria (Santander), Castile and León (Valladolid), Castilla-La Mancha (Albacete), Catalonia (Barcelona), Extremadura (Badajoz), Galicia (Vigo), La Rioja (Logroño), Navarre (Pamplona), Region of Murcia (Murcia), Valencian Community (Valencia), Ceuta and Melilla– and 5 ports –Algeciras, Barcelona, Bilbao, Valencia and Vigo.

The report measures regulations affecting 5 stages of the life of a small or medium-size business: starting a business, dealing with construction permits, getting electricity, registering property and trading across borders.

Download Doing Business in Spain and read the main findings.