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East Asia and Pacific Compared by Economy > Companies > Ease of doing business index > 1=most business-friendly regulations per million

DEFINITION: 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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Palau 5,492.92 2012
2 Marshall Islands 2,093.05 2012
3 Federated States of Micronesia 1,450.75 2012
4 Kiribati 1,160.88 2012
5 Tonga 571.75 2012
6 Vanuatu 315.45 2012
7 Samoa 291.18 2012
8 Brunei 191.64 2012
9 Solomon Islands 167.4 2012
10 East Timor 137.99 2012
11 Fiji 66.31 2012
12 Mongolia 28.61 2012
13 Laos 24.53 2012
14 Papua New Guinea 15.07 2012
15 Cambodia 9.08 2012
16 Burma 3.45 2012
17 Philippines 1.38 2012
18 Vietnam 1.1 2012
19 New Zealand 0.677 2012
20 Indonesia 0.47 2012
21 Australia 0.441 2012
22 Malaysia 0.274 2012
23 Thailand 0.27 2012
24 Singapore 0.188 2012
25 Japan 0.18 2012
26 South Korea 0.12 2012
27 China 0.0733 2012

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Companies > Ease of doing business index > 1=most business-friendly regulations per million. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", 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. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/East-Asia-and-Pacific/Economy/Companies/Ease-of-doing-business-index/1=most-business--friendly-regulations-per-million

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