Business Reform Summaries

Worldwide, 114 economies implemented 238 regulatory reforms in 2012/13 making it easier to do business as measured by Doing Business—18% more reforms than in the previous year. Reforms reducing the complexity and cost of regulatory processes continue to be the most common. Sub-Saharan Africa is home to 9 of the 20 economies narrowing the gap with the regulatory frontier the most since 2009. Low-income economies narrowed this gap twice as much as high-income economies did. View a breakdown of reforms since Doing Business 2005.

Reform Summaries

Reform Summaries

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How would the ranking of an economy, province or city change if it reformed in the areas measured by Doing Business?

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