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Middle Eastern and North Africa 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 Bahrain 35.66 2012
2 Kuwait 31.07 2012
3 Libya 30.55 2012
4 Lebanon 23.73 2012
5 Qatar 21.95 2012
6 Jordan 18.84 2012
7 Oman 13.28 2012
8 Syria 6.56 2012
9 Yemen 5.41 2012
10 Iraq 4.76 2012
11 Tunisia 4.55 2012
12 Israel 4.17 2012
13 Algeria 3.92 2012
14 Morocco 2.92 2012
15 United Arab Emirates 2.82 2012
16 Iran 1.99 2012
17 Egypt 1.57 2012
18 Saudi Arabia 0.778 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/Middle-Eastern-and-North-Africa/Economy/Companies/Ease-of-doing-business-index/1=most-business--friendly-regulations-per-million

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