20 Oct '11, 2am

Singapore remains the easiest place in the world to do business, says World Bank

Singapore remains the easiest place in the world to do business, says World Bank

Singapore remains the easiest place to do business, the World Bank said in a report published on Wednesday, with the Asian financial centre keeping its title for a sixth straight year. -- THE BUSINESS TIMES PHOTO : SIEW YAW HOONG WASHINGTON (AFP) - Singapore remains the easiest place to do business, the World Bank said in a report published on Wednesday, with the Asian financial centre keeping its title for a sixth straight year. 2011 set a record for regulatory reforms that boost business conditions, among emerging-market and developing economies in particular, the annual 'Doing Business' survey of 183 countries found. After Singapore, rounding out the top five and unchanged from 2010 were, in order, Hong Kong, New Zealand, the United States and Denmark. Among the major emerging economies, China was middle-ranked at 91st, ahead of Russia (120th), Brazil (126th) and India ...

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