"Ease of Doing Business" Rankings

Extracted 20OCT2011 from http://doingbusiness.org/rankings?cid=EXT_FBWB_EXT

Economies are ranked on their ease of doing business, from 1 – 183. A high ranking on the ease of doing business index means the regulatory environment is more conducive to the starting and operation of a local firm. This index averages the country's percentile rankings on 10 topics, made up of a variety of indicators, giving equal weight to each topic. The rankings for all economies are benchmarked to June 2011.

  1. Starting a Business
  2. Dealing with Construction Permits
  3. Getting Electricity
  4. Registering Property
  5. Getting Credit
  6. Protecting Investors
  7. Paying Taxes
  8. Trading Across Borders
  9. Enforcing Contracts
  10. Resolving Insolvency