Ease of Doing Business | Forecast | 2016-2020

Last 2017 2018 2019 2020
United States 8.00 Dec/16   7 6 6 6
China 78.00 Dec/16   74 79 89 94
Japan 34.00 Dec/16   38 41 43 45
Germany 17.00 Dec/16   16 15 14 13
United Kingdom 7.00 Dec/16   6 6 5 5
France 29.00 Dec/16   28 27 26 25
India 130.00 Dec/16   129 128 127 126
Italy 50.00 Dec/16   49 48 47 46
Brazil 123.00 Dec/16   115 114 113 112
Canada 22.00 Dec/16   21 20 15 14
South Korea 5.00 Dec/16   4 4 4 3
Australia 15.00 Dec/16   14.41 13.96 13.61 13.34
Russia 40.00 Dec/16   45 38 35 33
Spain 32.00 Dec/16   31 30 29 28
Mexico 47.00 Dec/16   48 46 35 34
Indonesia 91.00 Dec/16   87 85 83 79
Last 2017 2018 2019 2020
Afghanistan 183.00 Dec/16   176 180 178 179
Albania 58.00 Dec/16   98 75 88 81
Algeria 156.00 Dec/16   157 156 157 156
Angola 182.00 Dec/16   181 185 185 188
Antigua and Barbuda 113.00 Dec/16   118 122 125 127
Argentina 116.00 Dec/16   121 117 117 117
Armenia 38.00 Dec/16   31 44 34 41
Australia 15.00 Dec/16   14.41 13.96 13.61 13.34
Austria 19.00 Dec/16   11 23 12 31
Azerbaijan 65.00 Dec/16   64 68 69 69
Bahamas 121.00 Dec/16 121 121 121 121
Bahrain 63.00 Dec/16   64 58 52 45
Bangladesh 176.00 Dec/16   170 165 159 157
Barbados 117.00 Dec/16   115 117 115 116
Belarus 37.00 Dec/16   46 52 55 72
Belgium 42.00 Dec/16   38 37 34 30
Belize 112.00 Dec/16   99 96 82 80
Benin 155.00 Dec/16   162 167 168 167
Bhutan 73.00 Dec/16   80 119 140 149
Bolivia 149.00 Dec/16   153 154 155 155
Bosnia and Herzegovina 81.00 Dec/16   90 113 126 131
Botswana 71.00 Dec/16   82 77 86 88
Brazil 123.00 Dec/16   115 114 113 112
Brunei 72.00 Dec/16   88 73 81 101
Bulgaria 39.00 Dec/16   40 60 59 59
Burkina Faso 146.00 Dec/16   149 150 146 143
Burundi 157.00 Dec/16 157 157 157 157
Cambodia 131.00 Dec/16   132 134 136 137
Cameroon 166.00 Dec/16 166 166 166 166
Canada 22.00 Dec/16   21 20 15 14
Cape Verde 129.00 Dec/16   134 135 136 135
Central African Republic 185.00 Dec/16   184 187 187 185
Chad 180.00 Dec/16 180 180 180 180
Chile 57.00 Dec/16 57 57 57 57
China 78.00 Dec/16   74 79 89 94
Colombia 53.00 Dec/16   47 46 43 45
Comoros 153.00 Dec/16   154 154 154 154
Congo 184.00 Dec/16   185 185 185 185
Costa Rica 62.00 Dec/16   64 66 66 66
Croatia 43.00 Dec/16   50 12 4 7
Cyprus 45.00 Dec/16   43 60 44 48
Czech Republic 27.00 Dec/16   17 3 11 4
Denmark 3.00 Dec/16 3 3 3 3
Djibouti 171.00 Dec/16   170 161 170 167
Dominica 101.00 Dec/16   93 88 74 69
Dominican Republic 103.00 Dec/16 103 103 103 103
East Timor 175.00 Dec/16   171 172 172 172
Ecuador 114.00 Dec/16   118 124 127 129
Egypt 122.00 Dec/16   128 126 129 127
El Salvador 95.00 Dec/16 95 105 123 113
Equatorial Guinea 178.00 Dec/16   174 169 172 167
Eritrea 189.00 Dec/16 189 186 184 181
Estonia 12.00 Dec/16   10 17 14 19
Ethiopia 159.00 Dec/16   172 164 154 150
Fiji 97.00 Dec/16   121 113 113 122
Finland 13.00 Dec/16 13 13 13 13
France 29.00 Dec/16   28 27 26 25
Gabon 164.00 Dec/16   161 163 163 160
Gambia 145.00 Dec/16   142 140 138 137
Georgia 16.00 Dec/16   11 13 17 17
Germany 17.00 Dec/16   16 15 14 13
Ghana 108.00 Dec/16   110 118 103 92
Greece 61.00 Dec/16   60 59 58 57
Grenada 138.00 Dec/16   149 136 144 136
Guatemala 88.00 Dec/16   90 92 93 94
Guinea 163.00 Dec/16   157 165 166 174
Guinea Bissau 172.00 Dec/16   173 172 172 172
Guyana 124.00 Dec/16   121 119 118 117
Haiti 181.00 Dec/16 181 181 181 181
Honduras 105.00 Dec/16 105 105 105 105
Hong Kong 4.00 Dec/16 4 4 4 4
Hungary 41.00 Dec/16   42 43 44 44
Iceland 20.00 Dec/16   21 19 21 18
India 130.00 Dec/16   129 128 127 126
Indonesia 91.00 Dec/16   87 85 83 79
Iran 120.00 Dec/16   123 126 128 129
Iraq 165.00 Dec/16   162 161 160 160
Ireland 18.00 Dec/16   17 16 15 14
Israel 52.00 Dec/16   54 55 57 58
Italy 50.00 Dec/16   49 48 47 46
Ivory Coast 142.00 Dec/16   153 162 170 175
Jamaica 67.00 Dec/16   66 80 91 91
Japan 34.00 Dec/16   38 41 43 45
Jordan 118.00 Dec/16   111 121 117 110
Kazakhstan 35.00 Dec/16   40 45 50 52
Kenya 92.00 Dec/16   99 103 95 102
Kiribati 152.00 Dec/16   160 180 188 189
Kosovo 60.00 Dec/16   63.88 62.41 62.97 62.75
Kuwait 98.00 Dec/16   86 79 72 65
Kyrgyzstan 75.00 Dec/16   69 72 70 71
Laos 139.00 Dec/16   146 139 139 137
Latvia 14.00 Dec/16 14 14 14 14
Lebanon 126.00 Dec/16   120 120 116 116
Lesotho 100.00 Dec/16   106 110 113 115
Liberia 174.00 Dec/16   168 165 163 162
Libya 188.00 Dec/16 188 188 188 188
Lithuania 21.00 Dec/16   15 14 19 15
Luxembourg 59.00 Dec/16 59 58 58 58
Macedonia 10.00 Dec/16   12 10 12 11
Madagascar 167.00 Dec/16   157 157 156 161
Malawi 133.00 Dec/16   129 132 130 132
Malaysia 23.00 Dec/16   18 18.2 18.5 19
Maldives 135.00 Dec/16   138 140 141 142
Mali 141.00 Dec/16   150 150 149 146
Malta 76.00 Dec/16   78.33 78.33 78.33 78.33
Marshall Islands 143.00 Dec/16   145 140 136 129
Mauritania 160.00 Dec/16   161 160 161 160
Mauritius 49.00 Dec/16   53 54 54 54
Mexico 47.00 Dec/16   48 46 35 34
Micronesia 151.00 Dec/16   150 150 150 150
Moldova 44.00 Dec/16   37 45 49 56
Mongolia 64.00 Dec/16   68 82 78 76
Montenegro 51.00 Dec/16   60 65 73 83
Morocco 68.00 Dec/16   60 52 44 42
Mozambique 137.00 Dec/16   144 134 133 133
Myanmar 170.00 Dec/16   173 172 173 173
Namibia 108.00 Dec/16   109 113 114 118
Nepal 107.00 Dec/16   115 106 111 113
Netherlands 28.00 Dec/16   31 30 30 28
New Zealand 1.00 Dec/16 1 1 1 1
Nicaragua 127.00 Dec/16   123 127 127 126
Niger 150.00 Dec/16   153 157 164 169
Nigeria 169.00 Dec/16 169 168 163 155
Norway 6.00 Dec/16 6 6 6 6
Oman 66.00 Dec/16   64 63 63 63
Pakistan 144.00 Dec/16   138 134 131 130
Palau 136.00 Dec/16   118 138 148 156
Panama 70.00 Dec/16   71 71 71 72
Papua New Guinea 119.00 Dec/16   115 100 94 98
Paraguay 106.00 Dec/16   108 95 103 106
Peru 54.00 Dec/16 54 51 47 44
Philippines 99.00 Dec/16   88 87 85 83
Poland 24.00 Dec/16 24 23 22 21
Portugal 25.00 Dec/16   24 23 22 21
Puerto Rico 55.00 Dec/16   60 59 53 50
Qatar 83.00 Dec/16   95 96 100 98
Republic of the Congo 177.00 Dec/16   179 185 182 178
Romania 36.00 Dec/16   35.6 35.93 35.66 35.88
Russia 40.00 Dec/16   45 38 35 33
Rwanda 56.00 Dec/16 56 56 56 56
Samoa 89.00 Dec/16   129 164 161 163
Sao Tome and Principe 162.00 Dec/16   160 156 156 157
Saudi Arabia 94.00 Dec/16   92 90 85 83
Senegal 147.00 Dec/16   152 169 177 163
Serbia 47.00 Dec/16   51 61 72 82
Seychelles 93.00 Dec/16   95 97 97 98
Sierra Leone 148.00 Dec/16   147 145 145 144
Singapore 2.00 Dec/16 2 2 2 2
Slovakia 33.00 Dec/16   37 33 37 33
Slovenia 30.00 Dec/16   19 19 10 9
Solomon Islands 104.00 Dec/16   109 100 107 105
South Africa 74.00 Dec/16   72 71 70 69
South Korea 5.00 Dec/16   4 4 4 3
South Sudan 186.00 Dec/16   186 186 186 186
Spain 32.00 Dec/16   31 30 29 28
Sri Lanka 110.00 Dec/16   84 82 84 103
St Kitts and Nevis 134.00 Dec/16   148 151 154 161
St Lucia 86.00 Dec/16   90 96 99 103
St Vincent and the Grenadines 125.00 Dec/16   128 129 130 131
Sudan 168.00 Dec/16   163 156 147 140
Suriname 158.00 Dec/16   156 156 160 162
Swaziland 111.00 Dec/16   106 118 121 121
Sweden 9.00 Dec/16   11 7 6 6
Switzerland 31.00 Dec/16   32 33 34 35
Syria 173.00 Dec/16   170 168 166 164
Taiwan 11.00 Dec/16 11 11 11 11
Tajikistan 128.00 Dec/16   122 115 114 109
Tanzania 132.00 Dec/16   141 138 148 141
Thailand 46.00 Dec/16   43 40 38 35
Togo 154.00 Dec/16   150 145 147 146
Tonga 85.00 Dec/16   76 74 63 64
Trinidad and Tobago 96.00 Dec/16   84 73 68 74
Tunisia 77.00 Dec/16 77 54 51 46
Turkey 69.00 Dec/16   68 67 66 65
Uganda 115.00 Dec/16   114 108 115 122
Ukraine 80.00 Dec/16   84 87 90 93
United Arab Emirates 26.00 Dec/16   24 20 19 17
United Kingdom 7.00 Dec/16   6 6 5 5
United States 8.00 Dec/16   7 6 6 6
Uruguay 90.00 Dec/16   87 86 87 87
Uzbekistan 87.00 Dec/16   89 90 90 90
Vanuatu 83.00 Dec/16   88 102 93 91
Venezuela 187.00 Dec/16   189 189 190 189
Vietnam 82.00 Dec/16   73 69 65 60
West Bank and Gaza 140.00 Dec/16   119 109 119 121
Yemen 179.00 Dec/16   190 165 153 133
Zambia 98.00 Dec/16   99 98 99 99
Zimbabwe 161.00 Dec/16   162 162 162 162


This page provides forecasts for Ease of Doing Business including a long-term outlook for the next decades, medium-term expectations for the next four quarters and short-term market predictions. 4/23/2017