Great Britain is the best country for doing business in the world in 2018, despite the uncertainties that stem from Brexit, while Serbia is ranked 69th according to the American magazine Forbes. A total of 153 countries were ranked.
The American magazine has measured 15 different business development segments, including taxes, personal and economic freedoms, bureaucracy, property rights, innovation, corruption, technology, monetary and trade freedom, and investor protection, based on the economic data from 2016.
The second best country for doing business is New Zealand, third in the Netherlands, Sweden is in the fourth place, while Canada is fifth.
Of the countries in the region, the best ranked is Slovenia (32nd), Croatia is 51st, Macedonia 63rd, Montenegro 68th, Bosnia and Herzegovina 97th, and Albania is 71th.
The bottom of the list is occupied by Afghanistan (150th place), Haiti (151st), Gambia (152nd), and Chad (153rd).
In individual segments, Serbia scored as follows:
Trade Freedom – 90th place
Monetary Freedom – 56th
Property Rights – 109th
Innovation – 94th
Technology – 71th
Red Tape – 30th
Investor Protection – 74th
Corruption – 63rd
Personal Freedom – 56th
Tax Burden – 72th
(Politika, Forbes, 25.12.2017)
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