Jamaica Ranks 6th In Ease Of Starting A Business



After much reform, led by the Public Sector Transformation Programme, Jamaica has scored 97.4 points which puts it at number 6 among 190 countries in the World Bank Ease of Starting a Business report.


Jamaica is placed ahead of the United Kingdom, 18th and the United States 55th, and well ahead of its Caribbean neighbours: St Lucia 69th, St Vincent and the Grenadines 93rd, Trinidad & Tobago 79th, and St Kitts & Nevis 109th.


New Zealand was No.1 with 100 points.


Doing Business 2020 is the 17th in a series of annual studies investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. It provides quantitative indicators covering 12 areas of the business environment in190 economies.


George Jude


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