Ease of Doing Business

This Index given by World Bank.  

A nation's ranking on the index is based on the average of 10 subindices:

  1. Starting a business – Procedures, time, cost and minimum capital to open a new business
  2. Dealing with construction permits – Procedures, time and cost to build a warehouse
  3. Getting electricity – procedures, time and cost required for a business to obtain a permanent electricity connection for a newly constructed warehouse
  4. Registering property – Procedures, time and cost to register commercial real estate
  5. Getting credit – Strength of legal rights index, depth of credit information index
  6. Protecting investors – Indices on the extent of disclosure, extent of director liability and ease of shareholder suits
  7. Paying taxes – Number of taxes paid, hours per year spent preparing tax returns and total tax payable as share of gross profit
  8. Trading across borders – Number of documents, cost and time necessary to export and import
  9. Enforcing contracts – Procedures, time and cost to enforce a debt contract
  10. Resolving insolvency – The time, cost and recovery rate (%) under bankruptcy proceeding

Distance to frontier – Shows the distance of each economy to the "frontier," which represents the highest performance observed on each of the indicators across all economies

India's performance in Ease of Doing Business Index
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