Top 10 countries in doing business 2011

Looking a fit place to move your businesss in 2011? Here a list of countries providing better place in doing business: it ranked by measuring the ease of doing business index.  If a country ranked in high level, it means that the country has conductive regulatory environment both in starting and operating a local firm.

This 2011 Doing Business index averages the country’s percentile rankings on 9 topics: starting business, dealing with construction permit, registering property, getting credit, protecting investors, paying taxes, trading accross borders, enforcing contracts and closing a business. This Doing Business Index ranks 183 countries, it offers sub-national report and comparisons between selected cities.

Here the list of countries ranked by the ease of doing business.

  1. Singapore
  2. Hongkong
  3. New Zeland
  4. United Kingdom
  5. United States
  6. Denmark
  7. Canada
  8. Norway
  9. Ireland
  10. Australia

The Doing business index is developed by IFC, an organization under World Bank’s group.  According to IFC, TheDoing Business project aims to measures of business regulations and their enforcement across 183 economies and selected cities at the sub-national and regional level.

By gathering and analyzing comprehensive quantitative data to compare business regulation environments across economies and over time, Doing Business encourages countries to compete towards more efficient regulation; offers measurable benchmarks for reform; and serves as a resource for academics, journalists, private sector researchers and others interested in the business climate of each country.

If you have a plan to expand your business in other countries, you might be consider some measurable situation for comparisons.  Some of them are about: