Ease of doing business: How India has performed on 10 World Bank parameters

Updated on Oct 31, 2017 08:20 PM IST

India, with eight reforms, was one of this year’s top ten improvers, says report.

The World Bank Group’s latest report ‘Doing Business 2018: Reforming to Create Jobs’ says India is one of the top 10 countries to improve in this year’s report.(AFP)
The World Bank Group’s latest report ‘Doing Business 2018: Reforming to Create Jobs’ says India is one of the top 10 countries to improve in this year’s report.(AFP)
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

India has for the first time moved into the top 100 in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business rankings from its 130th position last year, propelled by reforms that include making tax-paying easier, according a report released on Tuesday.

The World Bank Group’s latest report ‘Doing Business 2018: Reforming to Create Jobs’ says India is one of the top 10 countries to improve in this year’s report.

“India, with eight reforms, was one of this year’s top ten improvers worldwide and the leading regional performer. This is the first year that India is in the top 100 economies globally,” it said.

Here is how India has performed on 10 parameters of the report:

PARAMETERS THIS YEAR’S RANK LAST YEAR’S RANK
Starting a business 156 155
Getting credit 29 44
Trading across borders 146 143
Dealing with construction permits 181 185
Protecting minority investors 4 13
Getting electricity 29 26
Enforcing contracts 164 172
Paying taxes 119 172
Resolving insolvency 103 136
Registering property 154 138
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