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Economy > Business disclosure index: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Disclosure index measures the degree to which investors are protected through disclosure of ownership and financial information. The index ranges from 0 to 10, with higher values indicating more disclosure.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
=1 France 10 2006
=1 Malaysia 10 2006
=1 Ireland 10 2006
=1 Thailand 10 2006
=1 Hong Kong 10 2006
=1 United Kingdom 10 2006
=1 New Zealand 10 2006
=1 China 10 2006
=1 Bulgaria 10 2006
=1 Singapore 10 2006
=11 Lebanon 9 2006
=11 Romania 9 2006
=13 Canada 8 2006
=13 Cameroon 8 2006
=13 Turkey 8 2006
=13 Indonesia 8 2006
=13 Australia 8 2006
=13 Estonia 8 2006
=13 Zimbabwe 8 2006
=13 Mexico 8 2006
=13 Botswana 8 2006
=13 Saudi Arabia 8 2006
=13 Oman 8 2006
=13 Peru 8 2006
=13 South Africa 8 2006
=13 Chile 8 2006
=13 Belgium 8 2006
=13 Kyrgyzstan 8 2006
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 7.71 2006
=29 East Timor 7 2006
=29 South Korea 7 2006
=29 Norway 7 2006
=29 Denmark 7 2006
=29 Moldova 7 2006
=29 Colombia 7 2006
=29 Italy 7 2006
=29 Israel 7 2006
=29 Ghana 7 2006
=29 India 7 2006
=29 United States 7 2006
=29 Russia 7 2006
=29 Mozambique 7 2006
=29 Uganda 7 2006
=29 Japan 7 2006
=29 Puerto Rico 7 2006
=29 Kuwait 7 2006
=29 Kazakhstan 7 2006
=29 Poland 7 2006
Emerging markets average (profile) 6.72 2006
Non-religious countries average (profile) 6.38 2006
High income OECD countries average (profile) 6.28 2006
South Asia average (profile) 6.25 2006
=48 Burkina Faso 6 2006
=48 Finland 6 2006
=48 Bangladesh 6 2006
=48 Mauritius 6 2006
=48 Portugal 6 2006
=48 Nigeria 6 2006
=48 El Salvador 6 2006
=48 Morocco 6 2006
=48 Nepal 6 2006
=48 Syria 6 2006
=48 Paraguay 6 2006
=48 Sao Tome and Principe 6 2006
=48 Lithuania 6 2006
=48 Argentina 6 2006
=48 Pakistan 6 2006
=48 Yemen 6 2006
=48 Equatorial Guinea 6 2006
=48 Cote d'Ivoire 6 2006
=48 Sweden 6 2006
=48 Mali 6 2006
=48 Algeria 6 2006
=48 Kiribati 6 2006
=48 Bhutan 6 2006
=48 Comoros 6 2006
NATO countries average (profile) 5.84 2006
European Union average (profile) 5.72 2006
Eurozone average (profile) 5.47 2006
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 5.45 2006
OPEC countries average (profile) 5.33 2006
Former French colonies average (profile) 5.32 2006
Former British colonies average (profile) 5.32 2006
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 5.15 2006
=72 Madagascar 5 2006
=72 Vanuatu 5 2006
=72 Dominican Republic 5 2006
=72 Guinea 5 2006
=72 Papua New Guinea 5 2006
=72 Jordan 5 2006
=72 Cambodia 5 2006
=72 Spain 5 2006
=72 Gabon 5 2006
=72 Samoa 5 2006
=72 Mongolia 5 2006
=72 Benin 5 2006
=72 Armenia 5 2006
=72 Angola 5 2006
=72 Latvia 5 2006
=72 Brazil 5 2006
=72 Iran 5 2006
=72 Egypt 5 2006
=72 Djibouti 5 2006
=72 Germany 5 2006
=72 Guyana 5 2006
=72 Namibia 5 2006
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 4.76 2006
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 4.32 2006
=94 Ethiopia 4 2006
=94 Dominica 4 2006
=94 Netherlands 4 2006
=94 Congo, Republic of the 4 2006
=94 Malawi 4 2006
=94 Central African Republic 4 2006
=94 Georgia 4 2006
=94 Uzbekistan 4 2006
=94 Senegal 4 2006
=94 Trinidad and Tobago 4 2006
=94 Jamaica 4 2006
=94 United Arab Emirates 4 2006
=94 Azerbaijan 4 2006
=94 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 4 2006
=94 Kenya 4 2006
=94 Eritrea 4 2006
=94 Saint Lucia 4 2006
=94 Saint Kitts and Nevis 4 2006
=94 Togo 4 2006
=94 Vietnam 4 2006
=94 Niger 4 2006
=94 Haiti 4 2006
=94 Iraq 4 2006
=94 Grenada 4 2006
=94 Seychelles 4 2006
=94 Antigua and Barbuda 4 2006
=94 Nicaragua 4 2006
=94 Iceland 4 2006
=94 Sri Lanka 4 2006
=123 Serbia and Montenegro 3 2004
=123 Bosnia and Herzegovina 3 2006
=123 Tanzania 3 2006
=123 Panama 3 2006
=123 Belize 3 2006
=123 Sierra Leone 3 2006
=123 Fiji 3 2006
=123 Venezuela 3 2006
=123 Slovenia 3 2006
=123 Guatemala 3 2006
=123 Solomon Islands 3 2006
=123 Tonga 3 2006
=123 Chad 3 2006
=123 Uruguay 3 2006
=123 Democratic Republic of the Congo 3 2006
=123 Zambia 3 2006
=139 Slovakia 2 2006
=139 Costa Rica 2 2006
=139 Rwanda 2 2006
=139 Suriname 2 2006
=139 Hungary 2 2006
=139 The Gambia 2 2006
=139 Lesotho 2 2006
=139 Czech Republic 2 2006
=139 Austria 2 2006
=139 Marshall Islands 2 2006
=139 Croatia 2 2006
=150 Swaziland 1 2006
=150 Ecuador 1 2006
=150 Philippines 1 2006
=150 Greece 1 2006
=150 Bolivia 1 2006
=150 Cape Verde 1 2006
=150 Ukraine 1 2006
=150 Belarus 1 2006
=150 Honduras 1 2006

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Business disclosure index. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Business-disclosure-index

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