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  • Singapore ranks 2nd in Ease of Doing Business  

    Singapore ranks 2nd among 190 economies in the Ease of Doing Business, according to the findings of World Bank’s annual “Doing Business” 2018 report. 

    Singapore has been ranked among the top 3 economies in the Ease of Doing Business rankings for the past 12 consecutive years. 

    Top 10 Economies

    2018 Ranking

    2017 Ranking 

    New Zealand
    11
    Singapore22
    Denmark 33
    Korea, Rep 45
    Hong Kong SAR, China 54
    United States
    68
    United Kingdom 7
    Norway 86
    Georgia 916
    Sweden109


    Starting A Business

    Singapore ranks 6th among 190 economies in the Starting a Business indicator.

    The report has noted that it takes only 2.5 days to start a business in Singapore, compared to the average of 20 days worldwide. 


     Top 10 Economies

    2017 Ranking 

    2016 Ranking* 

    New Zealand11
    Canada22
    Hong Kong SAR, China33
    Georgia48
    Jamaica512
    Singapore66
    Australia77
    Ireland810
    Korea, Rep911
    Kosovo1013


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Last Updated/ reviewed On 25 Nov 2014