Angola is the most difficult Portuguese-speaking country to conduct business, ranking 182nd among 190 countries, according to the “Doing Business 2017 – Equal Opportunities for All,” report published on Wednesday by the World Bank.
After Angola, with 38.41 points out of 100, Timor-Leste (East Timor) appears in 175th place with 40.88 points, Guinea-Bissau in 172nd place with 41.63%, Mozambique in 137th place with 53.78 points, Cabo Verde (Cape Verde) in 129th place with 55.28 points and Brazil in 123rd place with 56.53 points.
Portugal is the Portuguese-speaking country placed highest on the list, ranking 25th with 77.40 points.
Topping the list of 190 countries is New Zealand, with a rating of 87.01 points, making it the easiest country to do business and at the end of the list comes Somalia with a score of 20.29 points.
This year’s Doing Business report assessed 190 countries and found that 137 countrie made reforms to improve the business environment in 2015/16, 20% more than the previous year. (macauhub)