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Heavily indebted countries 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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Sao Tome and Principe 144 days 2006
2 Zimbabwe 96 days 2006
3 Eritrea 76 days 2006
=4 Grenada 52 days 2006
=4 Cape Verde 52 days 2006
6 Sri Lanka 50 days 2006
=7 Saint Kitts and Nevis 47 days 2006
=7 Spain 47 days 2006
9 Lebanon 46 days 2006
10 Belize 45 days 2006
11 Saint Lucia 40 days 2006
12 Sudan 39 days 2006
=13 Hungary 38 days 2006
=13 Greece 38 days 2006
=13 Seychelles 38 days 2006
16 Malawi 37 days 2006
17 Israel 34 days 2006
18 Austria 29 days 2006
19 Belgium 27 days 2006
20 Germany 24 days 2006
21 Japan 23 days 2006
22 Antigua and Barbuda 21 days 2006
=23 Ireland 19 days 2006
=23 Egypt 19 days 2006
=23 Dominica 19 days 2006
=26 Jordan 18 days 2006
=26 United Kingdom 18 days 2006
28 Italy 13 days 2006
=29 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 12 days 2006
=29 Morocco 12 days 2006
31 Netherlands 10 days 2006
=32 Portugal 8 days 2006
=32 France 8 days 2006
=32 Jamaica 8 days 2006
35 Puerto Rico 7 days 2006
36 Singapore 6 days 2006
=37 United States 5 days 2006
=37 Iceland 5 days 2006
39 Canada 3 days 2006

Citation

"Countries Compared by Government > Time required to start a business > Days. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Heavily-indebted-countries/Government/Time-required-to-start-a-business/Days

Heavily indebted countries 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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