Top 10 Countries to Start a Business In

by / ⠀Startup Advice / October 24, 2011

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The World Bank just released their annual Doing Business report which ranks 183 countries based on 10 topics. The topics are starting a business, construction permits, electricity, registering property, getting credit, protecting investors, paying taxes, trading across borders, enforcing contracts and resolving insolvency. While the United States ranks #4 for the overall ease of doing business it lands all the way down at #13 for the ease of starting a business. Some countries near the top may surprise you…

If you’re looking to start a business here are the top 10 countries on the list for starting a business in:

1. New Zealand

2. Austrailia

3. Canada

4. Singapore

5. Hong Kong SAR, China

6. Macedonia, FYR

7. Georgia

8. Rwanda

9. Belarus

10. Saudi Arabia

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