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Ease of Doing Business in

St Lucia

St Lucia Download Profile (1711.8KB, pdf)
Region Latin America & Caribbean
Income Category Upper middle income
Population 184,999
GNI Per Capita (US$) 7,390
City covered Castries

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DB 2017 Rank

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100

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 86 78 down
8
63.13 63.47 down
0.34
Starting a Business 66 63 down
3
88.80 88.68 up
0.12
Dealing with Construction Permits 54 50 down
4
74.54 74.51 up
0.03
Getting Electricity 56 29 down
27
79.78 83.94 down
4.16
Registering Property 104 103 down
1
59.16 59.19 down
0.03
Getting Credit 157 152 down
5
25.00 25.00
-
Protecting Minority Investors 87 85 down
2
53.33 53.33
-
Paying Taxes 65 63 down
2
78.09 78.09
-
Trading across Borders 81 80 down
1
73.87 73.24 up
0.63
Enforcing Contracts 71 70 down
1
59.94 59.94
-
Resolving Insolvency 114 110 down
4
38.79 38.73 up
0.06

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

DB 2017 Rank: 81

DB 2016 Rank: 80

Change in Rank: down1

DB 2017 DTF (% points): 73.87

DB 2016 DTF (% points): 73.24

Change in DTF (% points): up0.63

Indicator St Lucia Latin America & Caribbean OECD high income
Time to export: Border compliance (hours) info_outline 27 63 12
Cost to export: Border compliance (USD) info_outline 718 527 150
Time to export: Documentary compliance (hours) info_outline 19 56 3
Cost to export: Documentary compliance (USD) info_outline 63 111 36
Time to import: Border compliance (hours) info_outline 27 65 9
Cost to import: Border compliance (USD) info_outline 842 685 115
Time to import: Documentary compliance (hours) info_outline 14 83 4
Cost to import: Documentary compliance (USD) info_outline 98 120 26
Characteristics Export Import
Product HS 08 : Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons HS 8708: Parts and accessories of motor vehicles
Trade partner United Kingdom Brazil
Border Castries port Castries port
Distance (km) 3 3
Domestic transport time (hours) 3 3
Domestic transport cost (USD) 400 400
Export documents
Bill of Lading
Commercial invoice
Certificate of origin
Customs export declaration
Phytosanitary certificate
Exit certificate
Import documents
Bill of lading
Commercial invoice
Certificate of origin
Customs import declaration
Gate pass