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Former British colonies Compared by Government > Red tape > Time required to start a business > Days

DEFINITION: Time required to start a business (days). 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 Brunei 101 2013
2 Zimbabwe 90 2013
3 Burma 72 2013
4 Namibia 66 2013
5 Botswana 60 2013
6 Fiji 59 2013
7 Belize 44 2013
=8 Yemen 40 2013
=8 Malawi 40 2013
10 Swaziland 38 2013
11 Trinidad and Tobago 37.5 2013
12 Sudan 36 2013
=13 Kuwait 32 2013
=13 Bhutan 32 2013
=13 Uganda 32 2013
=13 Kenya 32 2013
17 Lesotho 29 2013
18 Nigeria 28 2013
=19 India 27 2013
=19 The Gambia 27 2013
21 Tanzania 26 2013
22 The Bahamas 23.5 2013
=23 Antigua and Barbuda 21 2013
=23 Pakistan 21 2013
25 Guyana 20 2013
26 Saint Kitts and Nevis 18.5 2013
27 Barbados 18 2013
=28 Grenada 15 2013
=28 Saint Lucia 15 2013
=30 Israel 14 2013
=30 Ghana 14 2013
=32 Jordan 12 2013
=32 Sierra Leone 12 2013
=32 Dominica 12 2013
35 Bangladesh 10.5 2013
=36 Maldives 9 2013
=36 Bahrain 9 2013
38 Qatar 8.5 2013
=39 Sri Lanka 8 2013
=39 Egypt 8 2013
=39 United Arab Emirates 8 2013
42 Zambia 6.5 2013
=43 Malaysia 6 2013
=43 Jamaica 6 2013
=45 Canada 5 2013
=45 United States 5 2013
=47 Australia 2.5 2013
=47 Singapore 2.5 2013
49 New Zealand 0.5 2013

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