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Doing business 2010 : Luxembourg - comparing regulation in 183 economies (English)

Doing Business 2010 is the seventh in a series of annual reports investigating regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. Doing Business presents quantitative indicators on business regulations and the protection of property rights that can be compared across 183 economies, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, over time. This paper presents the summary Doing Business indicators for Luxembourg. The paper includes the following headings: introduction and aggregate rankings, starting a business, dealing with construction permits, employing workers, registering property, getting credit, protecting investors, paying taxes, trading across borders, enforcing contracts, closing a business, and Doing Business 2010 reform.


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    Doing business 2010 : Luxembourg - comparing regulation in 183 economies

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Doing business 2010 : Luxembourg - comparing regulation in 183 economies (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.