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Latin America and Caribbean 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Saint Kitts and Nevis 1,810.24 2012
2 Grenada 966.98 2012
3 Dominica 962.56 2012
4 Antigua and Barbuda 741 2012
5 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 685.73 2012
6 Saint Lucia 326.2 2012
7 Belize 320.93 2012
8 Suriname 308.68 2012
9 Barbados 296.59 2012
10 The Bahamas 204.32 2012
11 Guyana 142.07 2012
12 Trinidad and Tobago 47.1 2012
13 Jamaica 33.55 2012
14 Uruguay 25.03 2012
15 Costa Rica 22.68 2012
16 Nicaragua 20.53 2012
17 El Salvador 18.26 2012
18 Haiti 17.4 2012
19 Panama 16.04 2012
20 Paraguay 16 2012
21 Honduras 15.75 2012
22 Bolivia 15.05 2012
23 Dominican Republic 10.9 2012
24 Ecuador 8.65 2012
25 Guatemala 6.17 2012
26 Venezuela 6.01 2012
27 Argentina 2.94 2012
28 Chile 1.95 2012
29 Peru 1.3 2012
30 Colombia 0.88 2012
31 Brazil 0.594 2012
32 Mexico 0.422 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/Latin-America-and-Caribbean/Economy/Companies/Ease-of-doing-business-index/1=most-business--friendly-regulations-per-million

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