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The U.S. ranks 5th in ease of doing business

5 December 2010 Leave a comment

According to the report Doing Business 2011, the United States ranks fifth in terms of the ease of doing business in a country. Here are the top ten countries in this ranking:

  1. Singapore
  2. Hong Kong
  3. New Zealand
  4. United Kingdom
  5. United States
  6. Denmark
  7. Canada
  8. Norway
  9. Ireland
  10. Australia

The U.S. ranks 180th in time to build a warehouse

7 November 2010 Leave a comment

According to the publication Doing Business 2011, it takes an average of forty days in the U.S. to gain the “necessary licenses and permits, complet[e] required notifications and inspections and obtain…utility connections” for the construction of a warehouse. That is enough to make the United States rank one-hundred and eightieth out of one-hundred eighty-three countries ranked in that category. Haiti ranks first, at 1,179 days.