Tag Archives: Doing Business

Regional Risks for Doing Business 2018

The World Economic Forum has been publishing The Global Risks Report since 2006, highlighting each year the vulnerability of our increasingly networked and interconnected world to volatility and disruption. The relevance of the risk perspective has only increased with time. Globally, we have been living through a period of unprecedented improvements in living standards, but …
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Doing Business 2019

The World Bank has just published “Doing Business 2019: Training for Reform”. “Doing Business 2019: Training for Reform” is the 16th in a series of annual reports measuring the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. Doing Business presents quantitative indicators on business regulations and the protection of property rights that can …
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Doing Business 2018

The World Bank has just published “Doing Business 2018: Reforming to Create Jobs”. The report measures the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. Doing Business presents quantitative indicators on business regulations and the protection of property rights that can be compared across 190 economies—from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe—and over time. Doing Business measures regulations affecting 11 …
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Doing Business 2017

The World Bank has just published “Doing Business 2016: Equal Opportunity for All.” The report measures the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. Doing Business presents quantitative indicators on business regulations and the protection of property rights that can be compared across 190 economies—from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe—and over time. Doing Business …
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Doing Business 2016

The World Bank has just published the report “Doing Business 2016: Measuring Regulatory Quality and Efficiency”. The report measures regulations affecting 10 areas of the life of a business: starting a business, dealing with construction permits, getting electricity, registering property, getting credit, protecting minority investors, paying taxes, trading across borders, enforcing contracts and resolving insolvency. Here’s a summary …
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Doing Business in Spain 2015

The 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 …
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Doing Business 2015

The World Bank has just published the report “Doing Business 2015: Going Beyond Efficiency”. The study measures the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it in 189 economies. Ten areas of the life of a business are included in this year’s ranking on the ease of doing business: starting a business, dealing …
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EIU Business Environment Ranking

The Economist Intelligence Unit has just published the “Business Environment Ranking and Index 2014”. The report shows which countries offer the most welcoming environments to do business in. Developed economies in North America, Western Europe and Asia remain the best places to do business. Singapore is the world’s most investor-friendly location in 2014-18, retaining its …
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World Competitiveness Yearbook 2014

US, Switzerland and Singapore top this year’s “World Competitiveness Yearbook”. The rankings measure how well 60 countries manage their economic and human resources to increase their prosperity. It also looks at perceptions of each country as a place to do business. Europe has performed better than last year thanks to the recovery of its economy. …
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Doing Business 2014

The World Bank has just published Doing Business 2014: “Understanding Regulations for Small and Medium-Size Enterprises.” The report assesses regulations affecting domestic firms in 189 economies and ranks the economies in 10 areas of business regulation, such as starting a business, resolving insolvency and trading across borders. This year’s report data cover regulations measured from …
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