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Doing business 2010 : Latin America - 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 Latin America. 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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  • Document Date

    2009/01/01

  • Document Type

    Working Paper

  • Report Number

    50419

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    Latin America,

  • Region

    Latin America & Caribbean,

  • Disclosure Date

    2010/07/01

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Doing business 2010 : Latin America - comparing regulation in 183 economies

  • Keywords

    private limited liability company;tax burden on business;entrepreneur;Micro and Small Enterprises;access to formal credit;protection property right;cash flow of business;Goods and Service Tax;access to public information;business law and regulation;construction permit;large business;credit information system;corporate income tax;security of property;credit information index;Letter of Credit;information on borrower;Labor Market Flexibility;electronic payment system;future cash flow;limited liability corporation;amount of tax;impact of reforms;assets as collateral;investment in research;public credit registry;quality of information;access to information;depreciation of asset;water and sewerage;value added tax;minimum capital requirement;increase consumer price;efficient bankruptcy law;social security tax;low tax rate;benefits of trade;cost of goods;financial transaction tax;regional trade agreement;shipment of good;port of entry;infrastructure and services;government and business;types of creditor;types of cost;sale of good;electronic tax filing;core labor standard;quality of product;property as collateral;standard of living;transfer of land;body of law;obstacles to growth;mandatory contribution;insolvency process;Business Regulation;contract enforcement;investor protection;legal right;recovery rate;Property title;commercial debt;property value;property registration;total tax;director liability;minority shareholder;bankruptcy process;severance payment;sale agreement;secured asset;pay taxes;medium-size company;commercial activity;manufacturing sector;informal sector;traded goods;secured creditor;Collateral Registries;collateral agreement;public sale;annual leave;adult population;movable asset;labor regulation;labor taxes;enforcement procedure;sales tax;insolvency procedure;municipal tax;automatic stay;insolvency law;tax return;distressed company;property transfer;official gazette;credit bureaus;redundant worker;Company Law;debtor default;electronic declaration;notice requirement;auction procedure;risk assessment;inspection system;private investment;local bank;majority shareholder;electronic platform;company registration;public company;unfair treatment;regulatory requirement;redundancy costs;safety law;judicial notice;credit provider;sewage system;formal property;reorganization procedure;electronic processing;employee wage;investor access;Tax Compliance;external review;administrative fee;inland transport;good transport;document requirement;protecting investor;import procedure;equal weight;Filing Documents;border control;effective tax;tax payment;administrative cost;customs declaration;vehicle tax;original asset;approval process;professional service;utility network;legal protection;secured transaction;manufacturing industry;electronic system;septic tank;electronic service;land management;contractual agreement;legal provision;working time;infrastructure service;electronic verification;macroeconomic condition;fire brigade;applicable law;small entrepreneur;insolvency administrator;security system;financial statement;simple procedure;transaction cost;land area;bankruptcy system;historical data;industrial relation;turnover tax;private pension;insurance fund;creating job;regulatory burden;tax practitioners;foreign ownership;local property;commercial zone;procedures necessary;piecemeal liquidation;private law;construction industry;viable business;subsidiary right;export regulation;site map;utility connection;productivity growth;equity investor;raising capital;credit strength;Land Registry;minimum wage;tax payable;insolvency estate;efficient outcome;civil suit;Job Creation;insolvency proceeding;unsecured creditor;night work;human capital;government entity;Property tax;start-up capital;productive use;Real estate;construction sector;property registry;construction company;transfer tax;credit market;nonperforming loan;financial risk;dividend tax;overdue loan;safety regulation;building regulation;economic crisis;local court;stock market

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Doing business 2010 : Latin America - comparing regulation in 183 economies (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/735701468053926379/Doing-business-2010-Latin-America-comparing-regulation-in-183-economies