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Suriname
RegionLatin America & Caribbean
Income CategoryUpper middle income
Population558,368
GNI per Capita (USD)7,070
City CoveredParamaribo
Doing Business 2017 Rank*** Doing Business 2018 Rank*** Change in Rank***
158165-7
Doing Business 2017 DTF**Doing Business 2018 DTF**
Change in DTF**
(% points)
46.76 46.87 0.11

Doing Business Ranking Overview

Rankings***
Topics
DB 2018 Rank*** DB 2018 DTF ** DB 2017 DTF** Change in DTF (% points)
Overall 165 46.87 46.76 0.11
Starting a Business 186 48.27 47.82 0.45
Dealing with Construction Permits 104 66.40 66.43 -0.03
Getting Electricity 131 58.55 59.01 -0.46
Registering Property 156 45.95 44.70 1.25
Getting Credit 177 10.00 10.00 0
Protecting Minority Investors 167 35.00 35.00 0
Paying Taxes 102 69.55 69.55 0
Trading Across Borders 80 75.02 75.02 0
Enforcing Contracts 187 25.94 25.94 0
Resolving Insolvency 135 33.98 34.14 -0.16
*Last years rankings are adjusted. They are based on 10 topics and reflect data corrections.
**The distance to frontier score shows how far on average an economy is at a point in time from the best performance achieved by any economy on each Doing Business indicator since 2005 or the third year in which data for the indicator were collected. The measure is normalized to range between 0 and 100, with 100 representing the frontier.
***Ranking is World Ranking (190 countries)