World Bank’s 2016 rankings of Ease of Doing Business, India ranked 130


India has been sited at 130th position among the 189 countries in the World Bank’s 2016 rankings of Ease of Doing Business Report. Key features: India is one of the countries that have made the most development, catching the advantage of the government in a separate section.

  • It has made the major development among the South - Asian countries in business regulations.
  • India has made large improvements in two meters i. e. starting a business (155th rank) and getting electricity (70th rank).
  • Top 10 Countries: Singapore (1st), New Zealand (2nd), Denmark (3rd), South Korea (4th), Hong Kong (5th), United Kingdom (6th), United States (7th), Sweden (8th), Norway (9th) and Finland (10th).
  • BIRCS Nations: India ranks lowermost in Doing Business among the BRICS nations. Russia (51), South Africa (73), China (84), Brazil (116) and India (130).
  • India’s Neighbours: Bhutan (71), China (84), Nepal (99), Sri Lanka (107), Maldives (128), Pakistan (138), Bangladesh (174).

About the Ease of Doing Business ranking:

  • It is yearly released by World Bank in its Doing Business Report.
  • Ranking of country in this list is based on index averages the country’s percentile.
  • A higher ranking of country means that its supervisory environment is more favorable and inspiring for the starting and operation of firms.
  • 10 indicators are: business, getting electricity, dealing with construction permits, registering property, protecting investors, getting credit, employing workers, trading across borders, paying taxes, enforcing contracts and resolving insolvency.

- Published/Last Modified on: October 29, 2015