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Economy > Companies > Time required to obtain an operating license > Days: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Time required to obtain an operating license (days). Time required to obtain operating license is the average wait to obtain an operating license from the day the establishment applied for it to the day it was granted.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Argentina 176.1 2010
2 Syria 169.2 2009
3 Dominican Republic 138.4 2010
4 Venezuela 117.2 2010
5 Uruguay 108 2010
6 Brazil 83.5 2009
7 Paraguay 81.3 2010
8 Lebanon 81 2009
9 Chile 68.5 2010
10 Panama 66.3 2010
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 65.69 2010
11 Lithuania 65.5 2009
12 Togo 56.4 2009
13 Russia 56.3 2012
14 Slovenia 56 2009
15 Mexico 54 2010
16 Barbados 49.3 2010
17 Zambia 48.3 2007
18 Peru 46.5 2010
19 El Salvador 44.4 2010
20 Cote d'Ivoire 44.1 2009
21 Mongolia 43.5 2009
22 Egypt 42.7 2008
23 Suriname 42 2010
24 Madagascar 41.3 2009
25 Guatemala 41.1 2010
26 Mali 41 2007
27 Democratic Republic of the Congo 40 2010
28 Niger 39.7 2009
29 Cape Verde 39.2 2009
30 Bolivia 37.3 2010
31 South Africa 36.2 2007
32 Turkey 36 2008
33 Burkina Faso 35.8 2009
=34 Costa Rica 35.6 2010
=34 Hungary 35.6 2009
36 Mozambique 35.2 2007
37 Angola 34.7 2010
38 Republic of Macedonia 33.8 2009
=39 Slovakia 32.1 2009
=39 Thailand 32.1 2006
41 Ukraine 31 2008
42 Kazakhstan 30.8 2009
43 Benin 30.7 2009
44 Guinea-Bissau 30.4 2006
=45 Cameroon 30 2009
=45 Ecuador 30 2010
47 Honduras 28.8 2010
48 Trinidad and Tobago 28.7 2010
49 Serbia 28 2009
50 China 27.5 2012
51 Burundi 27.3 2006
52 Botswana 27.2 2010
53 Croatia 26.5 2007
54 Colombia 25.6 2010
55 Chad 24.3 2009
56 Swaziland 24 2006
57 Romania 23.7 2009
58 Kenya 23.4 2007
59 Tajikistan 22.6 2008
=60 Malaysia 22.4 2007
=60 Guyana 22.4 2010
62 Grenada 22.2 2010
=63 Bosnia and Herzegovina 21.4 2009
=63 Senegal 21.4 2007
65 Albania 21.2 2007
66 Indonesia 21.1 2009
67 Bulgaria 20.8 2009
68 Belarus 20.1 2013
69 Armenia 20 2009
70 Czech Republic 19.9 2009
71 Iraq 19.4 2011
=72 Algeria 19.3 2007
=72 Bhutan 19.3 2009
74 Mauritius 19.1 2009
75 Kosovo 18.8 2009
76 Kyrgyzstan 18 2009
77 Vanuatu 17.8 2009
78 Nicaragua 17.6 2010
79 The Bahamas 17.4 2010
80 Sri Lanka 16.7 2011
81 East Timor 16.6 2009
82 Lesotho 16.4 2009
83 Liberia 16 2009
=84 Tanzania 15.9 2006
=84 Vietnam 15.9 2009
86 Azerbaijan 15.8 2009
87 Malawi 15 2009
88 Poland 14.6 2009
89 Central African Republic 14.5 2011
90 Moldova 13.9 2009
=91 Afghanistan 13.8 2008
=91 Laos 13.8 2012
93 Ethiopia 13.5 2011
94 Montenegro 13.3 2009
95 Guinea 13 2006
96 Sierra Leone 12.6 2009
=97 Nigeria 12.1 2007
=97 Gabon 12.1 2009
99 Georgia 11.8 2008
100 Oman 11.76 2003
101 Latvia 11.5 2009
102 Rwanda 11.1 2011
103 Mauritania 10.7 2006
104 Philippines 10.6 2009
105 Pakistan 10.2 2007
106 Nepal 9.8 2013
107 Namibia 9.6 2006
=108 Jamaica 9.3 2010
=108 Uganda 9.3 2006
110 Uzbekistan 9.1 2008
=111 Estonia 8.3 2009
=111 The Gambia 8.3 2006
=113 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 7.3 2010
=113 Federated States of Micronesia 7.3 2009
=115 Fiji 6.5 2009
=115 Yemen 6.5 2010
=117 Jordan 6.4 2006
=117 Ghana 6.4 2007
119 Bangladesh 6 2007
120 Zimbabwe 5.9 2011
121 Samoa 4.8 2009
122 Morocco 3.4 2007
123 Tonga 3.2 2009
124 Antigua and Barbuda 2.9 2010
125 Dominica 2.6 2010
126 Saint Kitts and Nevis 2 2010
=127 Belize 1.9 2010
=127 Saint Lucia 1.9 2010

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