(measure: points; Source: The Heritage Foundation)
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Bhutan: Business freedom index (0-100)
For that indicator, The Heritage Foundation provides data for Bhutan from 2009 to 2020. The average value for Bhutan during that period was 64 points with a minimum of 59 points in 2014 and a maximum of 73 points in 2017.
The latest value from 2020 is 68 points. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 183
countries is 63 points.
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The Business Freedom index for Bhutan from The Heritage Foundation measures the ability to start, operate, and close a business. It reflects the overall burden of regulations and the efficiency of the government of Bhutan in the regulatory process.
Definition: The Business freedom index is based on 10 indicators, using data from the World Bank’s Doing Business study: Starting a business-procedures (number), time (days), cost (% of income per capita), and minimum capital (% of income per capita); Obtaining a license—procedures (number), time (days), and cost (% of income per capita); Closing a business—time (years), cost (% of estate), and recovery rate (cents on the dollar).