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East Asia and Pacific Compared by Government > Time required to start a business > Days

DEFINITION: Time required to start a business is the number of calendar days needed to complete the procedures to legally operate a business. If a procedure can be speeded up at additional cost, the fastest procedure, independent of cost, is chosen.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Laos 163 days 2006
2 Indonesia 97 days 2006
3 East Timor 92 days 2006
4 Cambodia 86 days 2006
5 Solomon Islands 57 days 2006
6 Papua New Guinea 56 days 2006
7 Vietnam 50 days 2006
8 Philippines 48 days 2006
9 Fiji 46 days 2006
10 Vanuatu 39 days 2006
=11 China 35 days 2006
=11 Samoa 35 days 2006
13 Thailand 33 days 2006
14 Tonga 32 days 2006
15 Malaysia 30 days 2006
16 Palau 28 days 2006
17 Japan 23 days 2006
18 South Korea 22 days 2006
19 Kiribati 21 days 2006
20 Mongolia 20 days 2006
21 Marshall Islands 17 days 2006
22 Federated States of Micronesia 16 days 2006
23 New Zealand 12 days 2006
24 Singapore 6 days 2006
25 Australia 2 days 2006

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East Asia and Pacific Compared by Government > Time required to start a business > Days

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Interesting observations about Government > Time required to start a business > Days

  • Indonesia ranked first for time required to start a business > days amongst Muslim countries in 2006.
  • Haiti ranked first for time required to start a business > days amongst Christian countries in 2006.
  • Suriname ranked first for time required to start a business > days amongst Hot countries in 2006.
  • Brazil ranked first for time required to start a business > days amongst Emerging markets in 2006.
  • Botswana ranked first for time required to start a business > days amongst Former British colonies in 2006.
  • Belarus ranked first for time required to start a business > days amongst Europe in 2006.
  • Slovenia ranked first for time required to start a business > days amongst High income OECD countries in 2006.
  • Laos ranked first for time required to start a business > days amongst Landlocked countries in 2006.
  • Guinea-Bissau ranked first for time required to start a business > days amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2006.
  • United States ranked second last for time required to start a business > days amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2006.
  • Zimbabwe ranked second for time required to start a business > days amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2006.
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