3rd May 2010
A co-publication of the World Bank, IFC and Palgrave MacMillan.
Doing Business 2010 is the sventh in a series of annual reports investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. Doing Business presents quantitative indicators on business regulation and the protection of property rights that can be compared across 183 economies—from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe – and over time.
Regulations affecting 10 stages of the life of a business are measured: starting a business, dealing with construction permits, registering property, getting credit, protecting investors, paying taxes, trading across borders, enfrocing contracts, closing a busines and employing workers.