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Subnational studies

Subnational Doing Business studies capture differences in business regulations and their enforcement across locations in a single country. They provide data on the ease of doing business, rank each location, and recommend reforms to improve performance in each of the indicator areas.

Subnational Doing Business studies have benchmarked 543 locations in 78 economies since 2005.


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Doing Business in Peru 2020

Doing Business in Peru 2020—the first subnational Doing Business study in the country—assesses the regulatory environment for small and medium-size enterprises across 12 cities in Peru (Arequipa, Callao, Chachapoyas, ...

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Doing Business in Malaysia 2020

Doing Business in Malaysia 2020 is first subnational Doing Business study in the country. The study measures three regulatory areas that impact the local business environment: dealing with construction permits and ...

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Doing Business in the European Union

Doing Business in the European Union is a series of reports produced by the World Bank Group at the request of, and funded by, the European Commission for Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy.

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