Doing Business Report 2013 - Smarter Regulations for SMEs

COMPARING BUSINESS REGULATIONS FOR DOMESTIC FIRMS IN 185 ECONOMIES

Regulations affecting 11 areas of the life of a business are covered: starting a business, dealing with construction permits, getting electricity, registering property, getting credit, protecting investors, paying taxes, trading across borders, enforcing contracts, resolving insolvency and employing workers. The employing workers data are not included in this year’s ranking on the ease of doing business. Data in Doing Business 2013 are current as of June 1, 2012. The indicators are used to analyze economic outcomes and identify what reforms of business regulation have worked, where and why.

 

Document type
  • Report
Language

English

Publication Year

2013

Country
United States of America
Author(s)/Editor(s)
A copublication of The World Bank and the International Finance Corporation.
Geographical focus
  • General/no specific focus
  • WBC
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Social Sciences
Attachments

Entry created by Desiree Pecarz on November 6, 2013
Modified on November 6, 2013