Business Reform Summaries

Doing Business 2016: Measuring Regulatory Quality and Efficiency finds that entrepreneurs in 122 economies saw improvements in their local regulatory framework last year. Between June 2014 and June 2015, 189 economies worldwide documented 231 business reforms, with 71% reforms aimed at reducing the complexity and cost of complying with business regulation, and 29% reforms aimed at strengthening legal institutions. Sub-Saharan Africa alone accounts for 30% of the regulatory reforms making it easier to do business in 2014/15, followed closely by Europe and Central Asia. View a breakdown of reforms since Doing Business 2006.

Reform Summaries Since DB08

Reform Summaries Since DB08

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