Ease of Doing Business in


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Region East Asia & Pacific
Income Category Upper middle income
Population 31,187,265
GNI Per Capita (US$) 9,850
City Covered Kuala Lumpur
DB 2018 Distance to Frontier (DTF)

Note: The distance to frontier (DTF) measure shows the distance of each economy to the “frontier,” which represents the best performance observed on each of the indicators across all economies in the Doing Business sample since 2005. An economy’s distance to frontier is reflected on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 represents the lowest performance and 100 represents the frontier. The ease of doing business ranking ranges from 1 to 190.

Rankings on Doing Business topics - Malaysia


Distance to Frontier (DTF) on Doing Business topics - Malaysia


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