Doing Business Report Series

The Doing Business report series includes annual reports going back to 2004, a wide variety of subnational studies, and a number of special reports dealing with regions or topics. Use the tabs to read report summaries and to download. Additional country and regional reports can be downloaded below.

Doing Business Reports

Doing Business 2014

This report assesses regulations affecting domestic firms in 189 economies and ranks the economies in 10 areas of business regulation, such as starting a business, resolving insolvency and trading across borders. This year’s report data cover regulations measured from June 2012 through May 2013. The report is the 11th edition of the Doing Business series.

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Featured Subnational Report

Doing Business in Nigeria 2014

The third subnational report of the Doing Business series in Nigeria compares business regulations in 35 states and Abuja, FCT. The report focuses on federal and state regulations that affect 4 stages in the life of a small to medium-size domestic firm: starting a business, dealing with construction permits, registering property, and enforcing contracts.

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Featured Regional Report

Doing Business in the East African Community 2013

This report compares business regulations and identifies good practices in the 5 East African Community economies: Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda. It finds all economies have made it easier to do business in the past 7 years.

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