World Bank recently published a new report regarding the easiest country to do business in the world for 2012.
The countries are ranked on their ease of doing business, from scale 1 – 183. A high ranking on the ease of doing business index means the regulatory environment is more conducive to start and operate a local firm.
These index averages the country’s percentile rankings on 9 topics, made up of a variety of indicators, giving equal weight to each topic.
Malaysia is at position 18th up to 3 positions from 21st in 2011. The top 3 countries namely Singapore, Hong Kong and New Zealand manage to retain its position as per 2011 rankings.
The table below is the rank of the top 30 countries.
|Country||Ease of Doing Business Rank|
|Hong Kong SAR, China||2|
For more detail information on the ranking kindly proceed to World Bank Ease of Doing Business webpage.