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Hot countries 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 Suriname 208 2013
2 Venezuela 144 2013
3 Equatorial Guinea 135 2013
4 Brazil 107.5 2013
5 Cambodia 104 2013
6 Brunei 101 2013
7 Haiti 97 2013
8 Laos 92 2013
9 Zimbabwe 90 2013
10 Eritrea 84 2013
11 Burma 72 2013
12 Angola 66 2013
13 Chad 62 2013
14 Botswana 60 2013
15 Fiji 59 2013
16 Ecuador 55.5 2013
17 Papua New Guinea 53 2013
18 Gabon 50 2013
19 Bolivia 49 2013
20 Indonesia 48 2013
21 Belize 44 2013
=22 Yemen 40 2013
=22 Malawi 40 2013
24 Seychelles 39 2013
25 Swaziland 38 2013
26 Trinidad and Tobago 37.5 2013
=27 Nicaragua 36 2013
=27 Sudan 36 2013
=29 Paraguay 35 2013
=29 Philippines 35 2013
=29 Libya 35 2013
32 Vietnam 34 2013
=33 Kuwait 32 2013
=33 Uganda 32 2013
=33 Kenya 32 2013
=36 Democratic Republic of the Congo 31 2013
=36 Kiribati 31 2013
38 Iraq 29 2013
39 Nigeria 28 2013
40 Thailand 27.5 2013
41 India 27 2013
42 Tanzania 26 2013
43 Algeria 25 2013
44 Costa Rica 24 2013
45 The Bahamas 23.5 2013
=46 Antigua and Barbuda 21 2013
=46 Pakistan 21 2013
48 Saudi Arabia 20.5 2013
49 Guyana 20 2013
50 Guatemala 19.5 2013
=51 Togo 19 2013
=51 Mauritania 19 2013
53 Dominican Republic 18.5 2013
54 Barbados 18 2013
=55 Djibouti 17 2013
=55 Marshall Islands 17 2013
=55 Niger 17 2013
58 El Salvador 16.5 2013
=59 Tonga 16 2013
=59 Guinea 16 2013
=61 Comoros 15 2013
=61 Grenada 15 2013
=61 Benin 15 2013
=61 Saint Lucia 15 2013
=61 Colombia 15 2013
=61 Cameroon 15 2013
=61 Ethiopia 15 2013
=68 Honduras 14 2013
=68 Ghana 14 2013
=70 Mozambique 13 2013
=70 Burkina Faso 13 2013
=72 Sierra Leone 12 2013
=72 Dominica 12 2013
74 Mali 11 2013
75 Bangladesh 10.5 2013
=76 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 10 2013
=76 Cape Verde 10 2013
=78 Guinea-Bissau 9 2013
=78 Solomon Islands 9 2013
=78 Samoa 9 2013
=78 Maldives 9 2013
=78 Bahrain 9 2013
83 Qatar 8.5 2013
=84 Sri Lanka 8 2013
=84 Egypt 8 2013
=84 Cote d'Ivoire 8 2013
=84 Oman 8 2013
=84 Madagascar 8 2013
89 Zambia 6.5 2013
=90 Malaysia 6 2013
=90 Panama 6 2013
=90 Senegal 6 2013
=90 Mexico 6 2013
=90 Jamaica 6 2013
=90 Mauritius 6 2013
96 Liberia 4.5 2013
=97 Australia 2.5 2013
=97 Hong Kong 2.5 2013
=97 Singapore 2.5 2013

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Hot countries Compared by Government > Red tape > Time required to start a business > Days

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Interesting observations about Government > Red tape > Time required to start a business > Days

  • Venezuela ranked first for red tape > time required to start a business > days amongst Christian countries in 2013.
  • Suriname ranked first for red tape > time required to start a business > days amongst Hot countries in 2013.
  • Brunei ranked first for red tape > time required to start a business > days amongst Muslim countries in 2013.
  • Zimbabwe ranked first for red tape > time required to start a business > days amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2013.
  • Poland ranked first for red tape > time required to start a business > days amongst High income OECD countries in 2013.
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina ranked first for red tape > time required to start a business > days amongst Cold countries in 2013.
  • Brazil ranked first for red tape > time required to start a business > days amongst Religious countries in 2013.
  • San Marino ranked first for red tape > time required to start a business > days amongst Europe in 2013.
  • Laos ranked first for red tape > time required to start a business > days amongst Landlocked countries in 2013.
  • Malta ranked first for red tape > time required to start a business > days amongst European Union in 2013.
  • Equatorial Guinea ranked first for red tape > time required to start a business > days amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2013.
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