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Ease of Doing Business in

China

China Download Profile (2200.4KB, pdf)
Region East Asia & Pacific
Income Category Upper middle income
Population 1,371,220,000
GNI Per Capita (US$) 7,820
City covered Shanghai, Beijing

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DB 2017 Rank

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DB 2017 DTF (% points)

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Topics DB 2017 Rank DB 2016 Rank info_outline Change in Rank DB 2017 DTF (% points) info_outline DB 2016 DTF (% points) info_outline Change in DTF (% points) info_outline
Overall 78 80 up
2
64.28 62.86 down
1.42
Starting a Business 127 134 up
7
81.02 77.46 up
3.56
Dealing with Construction Permits 177 175 down
2
48.52 48.29 up
0.23
Getting Electricity 97 92 down
5
68.73 68.66 up
0.07
Registering Property 42 42
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76.15 76.15
-
Getting Credit 62 78 up
16
60.00 50.00 up
10.00
Protecting Minority Investors 123 118 down
5
45.00 45.00
-
Paying Taxes 131 127 down
4
60.46 60.50 down
0.04
Trading across Borders 96 94 down
2
69.13 69.13
-
Enforcing Contracts 5 4 down
1
77.98 77.98
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Resolving Insolvency 53 53
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55.82 55.43 up
0.39

Positive= Doing Business reform making it easier to do business.Negative= Change making it more difficult to do business.

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DB 2017 DTF (% points):

70.41

DB 2016 DTF (% points):

70.34

Change in DTF (% points):

up0.07

STANDARDIZED CONNECTION
Price of electricity (US cents per kWh) 14.7
Name of utility Shanghai Municipal Electric Power Company
City Shanghai
Indicator Shanghai East Asia & Pacific OECD high income
Procedures (number) info_outline 5 4.5 4.8
Time (days) info_outline 145 72.9 76.2
Cost (% of income per capita) info_outline 390.2 714.6 62.5
Reliability of supply and transparency of tariff index (0-8) info_outline 6 3.6 7.5
  • Measure of efficiency
    No. Procedure Time to Complete Associated Costs
    1

    Submit application to utility and await power supply plan and estimate

    Agency: Shanghai Municipal Electric Power Company

    Documents to be submitted along with application - One copy of each business license, tax registration certificate and organizational code registration certificate, Clearance certificate from Planning Authority.

    61 calendar days CNY 0
    2

    Pay estimate and get design for external connection reviewed

    Agency: Shanghai Municipal Electric Power Company

    Costs include - cable-laying work: for example cable-laying on supports along the walls, 3-phase and 5-level Y, voltage 220/380V, 140 kVA, normally need 4×70+1×35 bus, YJV200 Model armored installation, flame retardant, about 324 Yuan/meter Electricity meter and installation, Mutual inductor: 3 sets are needed, 200:5. Three-phase mains: one 250A, ABB or Schneider Model, Power distribution box.

    14 calendar days CNY 3,700
    3

    Purchase material and carry out installation

    Agency: Electrical Contractor

    Materials to be purchased by customer include Transformer, high-voltage switch cabinet, low-voltage switch cabinet, wires, cable and other accessories. Materials are available locally in Shanghai but it takes 30-45 days to produce the tailor-made high and low voltage switch cabinets.

    45 calendar days CNY 187,790
    4

    Submit report to utility and await final internal and external inspection

    Agency: Shanghai Municipal Electric Power Company

    Shanghai Municipal Electric Power Company staff provides internal wiring inspection and inspection of external installation.

    14 calendar days CNY 0
    5

    Receive meter installation and connection to grid

    Agency: Shanghai Municipal Electric Power Company

    Shanghai Municipal Electric Power Company provides meter installation and connection to grid.

    11 calendar days CNY 0

  • Measure of quality
    Answer
    Reliability of supply and transparency of tariff index (0-8)
    Total duration and frequency of outages per customer a year (0-3)
    System average interruption duration index (SAIDI) 1.83
    System average interruption frequency index (SAIFI) 0.23
    Mechanisms for monitoring outages (0-1)
    Does the distribution utility use automated tools to monitor outages? Yes
    Mechanisms for restoring service (0-1)
    Does the distribution utility use automated tools to restore service? Yes
    Regulatory monitoring (0-1)
    Does a regulator—that is, an entity separate from the utility—monitor the utility’s performance on reliability of supply? Yes
    Financial deterrents aimed at limiting outages (0-1)
    Does the utility either pay compensation to customers or face fines by the regulator (or both) if outages exceed a certain cap? No
    Communication of tariffs and tariff changes (0-1)
    Are effective tariffs available online? Yes
    Link to the website, if available online http://sh.bendibao.com/cyfw/2015526/132966.shtm ; http://www.95598.cn/stati...
    Are customers notified of a change in tariff ahead of the billing cycle? Yes
    Answer
    Price of electricity (US cents per kWh) 14.7

    Note:

    If the duration and frequency of outages is 100 or less, the economy is eligible to score on the Reliability of supply and transparency of tariff index.

    If the duration and frequency of outages is not available, or is over 100, the economy is not eligible to score on the index.