What is the India’s rank in the World Bank’s Ease of doing business index for 2017?
India has been ranked 130th out of 190 countries in the World Bank’s Ease of doing business index for 2017. The list is topped by New Zealand, followed by Singapore, Denmark, Hong Kong, South Korea, Norway, the UK, the US, Sweden and former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. The latest edition of ‘Doing Business’ 2017 report examines regulations that enhance or constrain business activity of countries and ranks them according to the impacts of their regulatory environment on business. The rankings are based on ten parameters – starting a business, dealing with construction permits, getting electricity, registering property, getting credit, protecting minority investors, paying taxes, trading across borders, enforcing contracts and resolving insolvency.