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Doing business 2011 : Botswana - making a difference for entrepreneurs : comparing business regulation in 183 economies (English)

Doing Business 2011: making a difference for entrepreneurs is the eighth 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. A set of regulations affecting 9 stages of a business's life are measured: starting a business, dealing with construction permits, registering property, getting credit, protecting investors, paying taxes, trading across borders, enforcing contracts and closing a business. Data in Doing Business 2011 are current as of June 1, 2010. The indicators are used to analyze economic outcomes and identify what reforms have worked, where, and why. The paper includes the following headings: overview, five-year measure of cumulative change; starting a business, dealing with construction permits, registering property, getting credit, protecting investors, paying taxes, trading across borders, enforcing contracts, and closing a business.

Details

  • Document Date

    2010/01/01

  • Document Type

    Annual Report

  • Report Number

    58396

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    Botswana,

  • Region

    Africa,

  • Disclosure Date

    2010/12/27

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Doing business 2011 : Botswana - making a difference for entrepreneurs : comparing business regulation in 183 economies

  • Keywords

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Doing business 2011 : Botswana - making a difference for entrepreneurs : comparing business regulation in 183 economies (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/796611468215988852/Doing-business-2011-Botswana-making-a-difference-for-entrepreneurs-comparing-business-regulation-in-183-economies