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  • Ease of doing business index > 1=most business-friendly regulations: Ease of doing business index (1=most business-friendly regulations). Ease of doing business ranks economies from 1 to 189, with first place being the best. A high ranking (a low numerical rank) means that the regulatory environment is conducive to business operation. The index averages the country's percentile rankings on 10 topics covered in the World Bank's Doing Business. The ranking on each topic is the simple average of the percentile rankings on its component indicators.
  • Ease of doing business index > 1=most business-friendly regulations per million: Ease of doing business index (1=most business-friendly regulations). Ease of doing business ranks economies from 1 to 189, with first place being the best. A high ranking (a low numerical rank) means that the regulatory environment is conducive to business operation. The index averages the country's percentile rankings on 10 topics covered in the World Bank's Doing Business. The ranking on each topic is the simple average of the percentile rankings on its component indicators. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Firms formally registered when operations started > % of firms: Firms formally registered when operations started (% of firms). Firms formally registered when operations started are the percentage of firms formally registered when they started operations in the country.
  • ISO certification ownership > % of firms: ISO certification ownership (% of firms). ISO certification ownership is the percentage of firms that have earned a quality certification recognized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
  • Listed domestic companies, total: Listed domestic companies, total. Listed domestic companies are the domestically incorporated companies listed on the country's stock exchanges at the end of the year. This indicator does not include investment companies, mutual funds, or other collective investment vehicles.
  • Listed domestic companies, total per million: Listed domestic companies, total. Listed domestic companies are the domestically incorporated companies listed on the country's stock exchanges at the end of the year. This indicator does not include investment companies, mutual funds, or other collective investment vehicles. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Market capitalization of listed companies > Current US$: Market capitalization of listed companies (current US$). Market capitalization (also known as market value) is the share price times the number of shares outstanding. Listed domestic companies are the domestically incorporated companies listed on the country's stock exchanges at the end of the year. Listed companies does not include investment companies, mutual funds, or other collective investment vehicles. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Market capitalization of listed companies > Current US$ per capita: Market capitalization of listed companies (current US$). Market capitalization (also known as market value) is the share price times the number of shares outstanding. Listed domestic companies are the domestically incorporated companies listed on the country's stock exchanges at the end of the year. Listed companies does not include investment companies, mutual funds, or other collective investment vehicles. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Market capitalization of listed companies > Current US$, % of GDP: Market capitalization of listed companies (current US$). Market capitalization (also known as market value) is the share price times the number of shares outstanding. Listed domestic companies are the domestically incorporated companies listed on the country's stock exchanges at the end of the year. Listed companies does not include investment companies, mutual funds, or other collective investment vehicles. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • New businesses registered > Number: New businesses registered (number). New businesses registered are the number of new limited liability corporations registered in the calendar year.
  • New businesses registered > Number per 1000: New businesses registered (number). New businesses registered are the number of new limited liability corporations registered in the calendar year. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Stock market > Stocks traded, total value > Current US$: Stocks traded, total value (current US$). Stocks traded refers to the total value of shares traded during the period.
  • Stock market > Stocks traded, total value > Current US$ per capita: Stocks traded, total value (current US$). Stocks traded refers to the total value of shares traded during the period. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Trademark applications, Madrid: Trademark applications, Madrid. Trademark applications filed are applications to register a trademark with a national or regional Intellectual Property (IP) office. A trademark is a distinctive sign which identifies certain goods or services as those produced or provided by a specific person or enterprise. A trademark provides protection to the owner of the mark by ensuring the exclusive right to use it to identify goods or services, or to authorize another to use it in return for payment. The period of protection varies, but a trademark can be renewed indefinitely beyond the time limit on payment of additional fees. Madrid trademark applications are those received by the national or regional IP office as a result of an international application filed via the WIPO-administered Madrid System.
  • Trademark applications, total per 1000: Trademark applications, total. Trademark applications filed are applications to register a trademark with a national or regional Intellectual Property (IP) office. A trademark is a distinctive sign which identifies certain goods or services as those produced or provided by a specific person or enterprise. A trademark provides protection to the owner of the mark by ensuring the exclusive right to use it to identify goods or services, or to authorize another to use it in return for payment. The period of protection varies, but a trademark can be renewed indefinitely beyond the time limit on payment of additional fees. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Trademark applications, direct nonresident: Trademark applications, direct nonresident. Trademark applications filed are applications to register a trademark with a national or regional Intellectual Property (IP) office. A trademark is a distinctive sign which identifies certain goods or services as those produced or provided by a specific person or enterprise. A trademark provides protection to the owner of the mark by ensuring the exclusive right to use it to identify goods or services, or to authorize another to use it in return for payment. The period of protection varies, but a trademark can be renewed indefinitely beyond the time limit on payment of additional fees. Direct nonresident trademark applications are those filed by applicants from abroad directly at a given national IP office.
  • Trademark applications, total: Trademark applications, total. Trademark applications filed are applications to register a trademark with a national or regional Intellectual Property (IP) office. A trademark is a distinctive sign which identifies certain goods or services as those produced or provided by a specific person or enterprise. A trademark provides protection to the owner of the mark by ensuring the exclusive right to use it to identify goods or services, or to authorize another to use it in return for payment. The period of protection varies, but a trademark can be renewed indefinitely beyond the time limit on payment of additional fees.
  • Gender equality > Female legislators, senior officials and managers > % of total: Female legislators, senior officials and managers (% of total). Female legislators, senior officials and managers (% of total) refers to the share of legislators, senior officials and managers who are female.
  • Gender equality > Ratio of female to male labor participation rate > %: Ratio of female to male labor participation rate (%). Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15 and older that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.
  • Stock market > Business extent of disclosure index > 0=less disclosure to 10=more disclosure per million: Business extent of disclosure index (0=less disclosure to 10=more disclosure). Disclosure index measures the extent 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. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Time required to obtain an operating license > Days per million: 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. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Trademark applications, Madrid per 1000: Trademark applications, Madrid. Trademark applications filed are applications to register a trademark with a national or regional Intellectual Property (IP) office. A trademark is a distinctive sign which identifies certain goods or services as those produced or provided by a specific person or enterprise. A trademark provides protection to the owner of the mark by ensuring the exclusive right to use it to identify goods or services, or to authorize another to use it in return for payment. The period of protection varies, but a trademark can be renewed indefinitely beyond the time limit on payment of additional fees. Madrid trademark applications are those received by the national or regional IP office as a result of an international application filed via the WIPO-administered Madrid System. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Trademark applications, direct nonresident per million: Trademark applications, direct nonresident. Trademark applications filed are applications to register a trademark with a national or regional Intellectual Property (IP) office. A trademark is a distinctive sign which identifies certain goods or services as those produced or provided by a specific person or enterprise. A trademark provides protection to the owner of the mark by ensuring the exclusive right to use it to identify goods or services, or to authorize another to use it in return for payment. The period of protection varies, but a trademark can be renewed indefinitely beyond the time limit on payment of additional fees. Direct nonresident trademark applications are those filed by applicants from abroad directly at a given national IP office. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Stock market > Stocks traded, turnover ratio > %: Stocks traded, turnover ratio (%). Turnover ratio is the total value of shares traded during the period divided by the average market capitalization for the period. Average market capitalization is calculated as the average of the end-of-period values for the current period and the previous period.
  • Stock market > Stocks traded, total value > % of GDP: Stocks traded, total value (% of GDP). Stocks traded refers to the total value of shares traded during the period. This indicator complements the market capitalization ratio by showing whether market size is matched by trading.
  • Trademark applications, direct resident: Trademark applications, direct resident. Trademark applications filed are applications to register a trademark with a national or regional Intellectual Property (IP) office. A trademark is a distinctive sign which identifies certain goods or services as those produced or provided by a specific person or enterprise. A trademark provides protection to the owner of the mark by ensuring the exclusive right to use it to identify goods or services, or to authorize another to use it in return for payment. The period of protection varies, but a trademark can be renewed indefinitely beyond the time limit on payment of additional fees. Direct resident trademark applications are those filed by domestic applicants directly at a given national IP office.
  • Trademark applications, direct resident per million: Trademark applications, direct resident. Trademark applications filed are applications to register a trademark with a national or regional Intellectual Property (IP) office. A trademark is a distinctive sign which identifies certain goods or services as those produced or provided by a specific person or enterprise. A trademark provides protection to the owner of the mark by ensuring the exclusive right to use it to identify goods or services, or to authorize another to use it in return for payment. The period of protection varies, but a trademark can be renewed indefinitely beyond the time limit on payment of additional fees. Direct resident trademark applications are those filed by domestic applicants directly at a given national IP office. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Logistics performance index: Frequency with which shipments reach consignee within scheduled or expected time > 1=low to 5=high: Logistics performance index: Frequency with which shipments reach consignee within scheduled or expected time (1=low to 5=high). Data are from Logistics Performance Index surveys conducted by the World Bank in partnership with academic and international institutions and private companies and individuals engaged in international logistics. 2009 round of surveys covered more than 5,000 country assessments by nearly 1,000 international freight forwarders. Respondents evaluate eight markets on six core dimensions on a scale from 1 (worst) to 5 (best). The markets are chosen based on the most important export and import markets of the respondent's country, random selection, and, for landlocked countries, neighboring countries that connect them with international markets. Details of the survey methodology are in Arvis and others' Connecting to Compete 2010: Trade Logistics in the Global Economy (2010). Respondents assessed how often the shipments to assessed markets reach the consignee within the scheduled or expected delivery time, on a rating ranging from 1 (hardly ever) to 5 (nearly always). Scores are averaged across all respondents.
  • Cost of business start-up procedures > % of GNI per capita: Cost of business start-up procedures (% of GNI per capita). Cost to register a business is normalized by presenting it as a percentage of gross national income (GNI) per capita.
  • Stock market > Stocks traded, total value > Current US$, % of GDP: Stocks traded, total value (current US$). Stocks traded refers to the total value of shares traded during the period. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Market capitalization of listed companies > % of GDP: Market capitalization of listed companies (% of GDP). Market capitalization (also known as market value) is the share price times the number of shares outstanding. Listed domestic companies are the domestically incorporated companies listed on the country's stock exchanges at the end of the year. Listed companies does not include investment companies, mutual funds, or other collective investment vehicles.
  • Stock market > Business extent of disclosure index > 0=less disclosure to 10=more disclosure: Business extent of disclosure index (0=less disclosure to 10=more disclosure). Disclosure index measures the extent 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.
  • New business density > New registrations per 1,000 people ages 15-64: New business density (new registrations per 1,000 people ages 15-64). New businesses registered are the number of new limited liability corporations registered in the calendar year.
  • Firms offering formal training > % of firms: Firms offering formal training (% of firms). Firms offering formal training are the percentage of firms offering formal training programs for their permanent, full-time employees.
  • Firms using banks to finance investment > % of firms: Firms using banks to finance investment (% of firms). Firms using banks to finance investment are the percentage of firms using banks to finance investments.
  • Gender equality > Firms with female participation in ownership > % of firms: Firms with female participation in ownership (% of firms). Firms with female participation in ownership are the percentage of firms with a woman among the principal owners.
  • Firms competing against unregistered firms > % of firms: Firms competing against unregistered firms (% of firms). Firms competing against unregistered firms are the percentage of firms competing against unregistered or informal firms.
  • Time required to obtain an operating license > Days: 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.
STAT Croatia Czech Republic HISTORY
Ease of doing business index > 1=most business-friendly regulations 89
Ranked 100th. 19% more than Czech Republic
75
Ranked 114th.

Ease of doing business index > 1=most business-friendly regulations per million 20.62
Ranked 66th. 3 times more than Czech Republic
6.47
Ranked 111th.
Firms formally registered when operations started > % of firms 98.1%
Ranked 2nd. About the same as Czech Republic
98%
Ranked 12th.
ISO certification ownership > % of firms 16.5%
Ranked 9th.
43.5%
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Croatia

Listed domestic companies, total 184
Ranked 45th. 11 times more than Czech Republic
17
Ranked 95th.

Listed domestic companies, total per million 43.12
Ranked 19th. 27 times more than Czech Republic
1.62
Ranked 98th.

Market capitalization of listed companies > Current US$ $21.56 billion
Ranked 58th.
$37.16 billion
Ranked 52nd. 72% more than Croatia

Market capitalization of listed companies > Current US$ per capita $5,052.65
Ranked 47th. 43% more than Czech Republic
$3,534.37
Ranked 53th.

Market capitalization of listed companies > Current US$, % of GDP 38.2%
Ranked 49th. 2 times more than Czech Republic
18.99%
Ranked 68th.

New businesses registered > Number 7,145
Ranked 47th.
21,173
Ranked 26th. 3 times more than Croatia

New businesses registered > Number per 1000 1.67
Ranked 36th.
2.02
Ranked 31st. 21% more than Croatia

Stock market > Stocks traded, total value > Current US$ $492.21 million
Ranked 66th.
$10.21 billion
Ranked 50th. 21 times more than Croatia

Stock market > Stocks traded, total value > Current US$ per capita $115.35
Ranked 63th.
$971.12
Ranked 43th. 8 times more than Croatia

Trademark applications, Madrid 5,467
Ranked 14th. 2 times more than Czech Republic
2,391
Ranked 45th.

Trademark applications, total per 1000 1.81
Ranked 30th. 69% more than Czech Republic
1.07
Ranked 48th.

Trademark applications, direct nonresident 831
Ranked 51st. 7% more than Czech Republic
779
Ranked 53th.

Trademark applications, total 7,759
Ranked 49th.
11,261
Ranked 42nd. 45% more than Croatia

Gender equality > Female legislators, senior officials and managers > % of total 26.8%
Ranked 44th.
27.72%
Ranked 43th. 3% more than Croatia

Gender equality > Ratio of female to male labor participation rate > % 76.58%
Ranked 87th. 4% more than Czech Republic
73.89%
Ranked 99th.

Stock market > Business extent of disclosure index > 0=less disclosure to 10=more disclosure per million 0.234
Ranked 126th. 23% more than Czech Republic
0.19
Ranked 136th.

Time required to obtain an operating license > Days per million 5.97
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Czech Republic
1.9
Ranked 41st.
Trademark applications, Madrid per 1000 1.28
Ranked 16th. 6 times more than Czech Republic
0.228
Ranked 49th.

Trademark applications, direct nonresident per million 194.13
Ranked 39th. 3 times more than Czech Republic
74.22
Ranked 62nd.

Stock market > Stocks traded, turnover ratio > % 2.27%
Ranked 85th.
27.04%
Ranked 41st. 12 times more than Croatia

Stock market > Stocks traded, total value > % of GDP 0.831%
Ranked 65th.
5.2%
Ranked 47th. 6 times more than Croatia

Trademark applications, direct resident 1,461
Ranked 60th.
8,091
Ranked 36th. 6 times more than Croatia

Trademark applications, direct resident per million 341.31
Ranked 61st.
770.86
Ranked 24th. 2 times more than Croatia

Logistics performance index: Frequency with which shipments reach consignee within scheduled or expected time > 1=low to 5=high 3.54
Ranked 50th. 4% more than Czech Republic
3.4
Ranked 63th.

Cost of business start-up procedures > % of GNI per capita 9.3%
Ranked 107th. 13% more than Czech Republic
8.2%
Ranked 111th.

Stock market > Stocks traded, total value > Current US$, % of GDP 0.872%
Ranked 65th.
5.22%
Ranked 46th. 6 times more than Croatia

Market capitalization of listed companies > % of GDP 36.4%
Ranked 50th. 92% more than Czech Republic
18.92%
Ranked 71st.

Stock market > Business extent of disclosure index > 0=less disclosure to 10=more disclosure 1
Ranked 176th.
2
Ranked 167th. Twice as much as Croatia

New business density > New registrations per 1,000 people ages 15-64 2.39
Ranked 40th.
2.84
Ranked 34th. 19% more than Croatia

Firms offering formal training > % of firms 28.9%
Ranked 7th.
69.6%
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than Croatia

Firms using banks to finance investment > % of firms 60%
Ranked 1st. 80% more than Czech Republic
33.4%
Ranked 22nd.

Gender equality > Firms with female participation in ownership > % of firms 33.5%
Ranked 5th. 34% more than Czech Republic
25%
Ranked 43th.

Firms competing against unregistered firms > % of firms 31.7%
Ranked 13th.
42.9%
Ranked 36th. 35% more than Croatia
Time required to obtain an operating license > Days 26.5
Ranked 7th. 33% more than Czech Republic
19.9
Ranked 27th.

SOURCES: World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/).; World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; World Bank, Enterprise Surveys; Global Stock Markets Factbook; Global Stock Markets Factbook. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Global Stock Markets Factbook. GDP figures sourced from World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.; World Bank's Entrepreneurship Survey and database (http://econ.worldbank.org/research/entrepreneurship).; World Bank's Entrepreneurship Survey and database (http://econ.worldbank.org/research/entrepreneurship). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), World Intellectual Property Indicators and www.wipo.int/econ_stat. The International Bureau of WIPO assumes no responsibility with respect to the transformation of these data.; World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), World Intellectual Property Indicators and www.wipo.int/econ_stat. The International Bureau of WIPO assumes no responsibility with respect to the transformation of these data. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; ILO Key Indicators of the Labour Market (KILM).; International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.; World Bank, Enterprise Surveys. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; World Bank and Turku School of Economics, Logistic Performance Index Surveys. Data are available online at : http://www.worldbank.org/lpi. Summary results are published in Arvis and others' Connecting to Compete: Trade Logistics in the Global Economy, The Logistics Performance Index and Its Indicators report.

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