Press Releases

The following press releases were published by the International Finance Corporation and the World Bank.

Doing Business 2014: Understanding Regulations for Small and Medium-Size Enterprises

10/29/2013

Global Press Release:
Doing Business’ research documents 18 percent increase in business regulation reforms, helping entrepreneurs; trend to reduce burdens especially noticeable in Africa



Regional Press Releases:


Africa: Press release, Fact sheet
Caribbean: Press release, Fact sheet
East Asia and Pacific: Press release, Fact sheet
Europe and Central Asia: Press release, Fact sheet
Latin America and Caribbean: Press release, Fact sheet
Middle East and North Africa: Press release, Fact sheet
OECD High-Income Economies: Press release, Fact sheet
South Asia: Press release, Fact sheet



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