Ease of Doing Business in Hong Kong  2008-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Hong Kong is ranked 5 among 190 economies in the ease of doing business, according to the latest World Bank annual ratings. The rank of Hong Kong deteriorated to 5 in 2017 from 4 in 2016. Ease of Doing Business in Hong Kong averaged 3.30 from 2008 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 5 in 2014 and a record low of 2 in 2010.

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Hong Kong Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 5.00 6.00 32.00 -53.00 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 50.70 50.30 53.30 44.40 [+]
Industrial Production 0.40 0.20 7.10 -12.50 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -636.00 235.00 34679.00 -16338.00 HKD Million [+]
Bankruptcies 13263.00 10214.00 16200.00 409.00 Companies [+]
Car Registrations 3833.00 3209.00 6154.00 332.00 Cars [+]
Internet Speed 21908.83 21943.39 21943.39 6090.98 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 3132077.00 3045927.00 3132077.00 1589168.00 IP [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.53 5.48 5.53 5.22 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 6.00 9.00 12.00 6.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 5.00 4.00 5.00 2.00 [+]
Corruption Index 77.00 75.00 84.00 70.10 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 15.00 18.00 18.00 12.00 [+]


Ease of Doing Business in Hong Kong

The Ease of doing business index ranks countries against each other based on how the regulatory environment is conducive to business operationstronger protections of property rights. Economies with a high rank (1 to 20) have simpler and more friendly regulations for businesses. This page includes a chart with historical data for Ease of Doing Business in Hong Kong. Ease of Doing Business in Hong Kong - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.00 4.00 5.00 2.00 2008 - 2017 Yearly




ease of doing business by Country
Country Last
South Korea 4.00 Dec/17
United States 6.00 Dec/17
United Kingdom 7.00 Dec/17
Australia 14.00 Dec/17
Canada 18.00 Dec/17
Germany 20.00 Dec/17
Spain 28.00 Dec/17
France 31.00 Dec/17
Netherlands 32.00 Dec/17
Switzerland 33.00 Dec/17
Japan 34.00 Dec/17
Russia 35.00 Dec/17
Italy 46.00 Dec/17
Mexico 49.00 Dec/17
Turkey 60.00 Dec/17
Indonesia 72.00 Dec/17
China 78.00 Dec/17
India 100.00 Dec/17
Brazil 125.00 Dec/17