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Subnational Reports

Subnational Doing Business reports capture differences in business regulations and their enforcement across locations in a single country. They provide data on the ease of doing business, rank each location, and recommend reforms to improve performance in each of the indicator areas.

Subnational reports has benchmarked 438 locations in 65 economies since 2005.

Doing Business in the EU 2017: Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania

Doing Business in the European Union 2017: Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania is the latest in a series to expand the benchmarking exercise beyond the largest business city to give more complete representation of the business and regulatory environment. This edition covers 22 cities from Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania. Regulations relevant to five stages in the life of a small to medium-size domestic firm are measured: starting a business, dealing with construction permits, getting electricity, registering property, and enforcing contacts.

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Doing Business in Kazakhstan 2017

Doing Business in Kazakhstan 2017 is the first report of the subnational Doing Business series in Kazakhstan. It measures business regulations and their enforcement in six regions (oblasts)---Aktobe, East Kazakhstan, Karagandy, Kostanay, Pavlodar and South Kazakhstan.

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Doing Business in Afghanistan 2017

Doing Business inAfghanistan 2017 is the first report of the subnational Doing Business series in Afghanistan. It measures business regulations and their enforcement in 5 provinces: Balkh (Mazar-i-Sharif), Herat (Herat), Kabul (Kabul), Kandahar (Kandahar), Nangarhar (Jalalabad). The report measures regulations affecting 4 stages of the life of a small or medium-size business: starting a business, dealing with construction permits, getting electricity and registering property. 

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