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Dominica

Dominican Companies Stats

Definitions

  • Cost of business start-up procedures > % of GNI per capita: Cost of business start-up procedures (% of GNI per capita). Cost to register a business is normalized by presenting it as a percentage of gross national income (GNI) per capita.
  • Ease of doing business index > 1=most business-friendly regulations: 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.
  • Ease of doing business index > 1=most business-friendly regulations per million: 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.
  • Firms competing against unregistered firms > % of firms: Firms competing against unregistered firms (% of firms). Firms competing against unregistered firms are the percentage of firms competing against unregistered or informal firms.
  • Firms offering formal training > % of firms: Firms offering formal training (% of firms). Firms offering formal training are the percentage of firms offering formal training programs for their permanent, full-time employees.
  • Firms using banks to finance investment > % of firms: Firms using banks to finance investment (% of firms). Firms using banks to finance investment are the percentage of firms using banks to finance investments.
  • Gender equality > Firms with female participation in ownership > % of firms: Firms with female participation in ownership (% of firms). Firms with female participation in ownership are the percentage of firms with a woman among the principal owners.
  • Gender equality > Firms with female top manager > %: Firms with female top manager (%). Percent of firms with a female top manager (average reported by firms)
  • ISO certification ownership > % of firms: ISO certification ownership (% of firms). ISO certification ownership is the percentage of firms that have earned a quality certification recognized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
  • New businesses registered > Number: New businesses registered (number). New businesses registered are the number of new limited liability corporations registered in the calendar year.
  • New businesses registered > Number per 1000: New businesses registered (number). New businesses registered are the number of new limited liability corporations registered in the calendar year. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Stock market > Business extent of disclosure index > 0=less disclosure to 10=more disclosure: Business extent of disclosure index (0=less disclosure to 10=more disclosure). Disclosure index measures the extent to which investors are protected through disclosure of ownership and financial information. The index ranges from 0 to 10, with higher values indicating more disclosure.
  • Stock market > Business extent of disclosure index > 0=less disclosure to 10=more disclosure per million: Business extent of disclosure index (0=less disclosure to 10=more disclosure). Disclosure index measures the extent to which investors are protected through disclosure of ownership and financial information. The index ranges from 0 to 10, with higher values indicating more disclosure. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Time required to obtain an operating license > Days: Time required to obtain an operating license (days). Time required to obtain operating license is the average wait to obtain an operating license from the day the establishment applied for it to the day it was granted.
  • Trademark applications, total per 1000: Trademark applications, total. Trademark applications filed are applications to register a trademark with a national or regional Intellectual Property (IP) office. A trademark is a distinctive sign which identifies certain goods or services as those produced or provided by a specific person or enterprise. A trademark provides protection to the owner of the mark by ensuring the exclusive right to use it to identify goods or services, or to authorize another to use it in return for payment. The period of protection varies, but a trademark can be renewed indefinitely beyond the time limit on payment of additional fees. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Cost of business start-up procedures > % of GNI per capita 16.6% 2013 77th out of 188
Ease of doing business index > 1=most business-friendly regulations 77 2013 112th out of 188
Ease of doing business index > 1=most business-friendly regulations per million 962.56 2012 8th out of 188
Firms competing against unregistered firms > % of firms 10.7% 2010 35th out of 35
Firms offering formal training > % of firms 22.4% 2010 31st out of 35
Firms using banks to finance investment > % of firms 46.2% 2010 5th out of 35
Gender equality > Firms with female participation in ownership > % of firms 41% 2010 17th out of 35
Gender equality > Firms with female top manager > % 23.6% 2010 11th out of 35
ISO certification ownership > % of firms 1.3% 2010 33th out of 35
New businesses registered > Number 158 2009 112th out of 116
New businesses registered > Number per 1000 2.23 2009 34th out of 116
Stock market > Business extent of disclosure index > 0=less disclosure to 10=more disclosure 4 2013 142nd out of 188
Stock market > Business extent of disclosure index > 0=less disclosure to 10=more disclosure per million 55.8 2012 4th out of 188
Time required to obtain an operating license > Days 2.6 2010 31st out of 34
Trademark applications, total per 1000 2.88 2007 23th out of 134

SOURCES: World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/).; 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.; World Bank, Enterprise Surveys; World Bank Enterprise Surveys; World Bank's Entrepreneurship Survey and database (http://econ.worldbank.org/research/entrepreneurship).; World Bank's Entrepreneurship Survey and database (http://econ.worldbank.org/research/entrepreneurship). 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.; World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), World Intellectual Property Indicators and www.wipo.int/econ_stat. The International Bureau of WIPO assumes no responsibility with respect to the transformation of these data. 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.

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