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Papua New Guinea Business Guide


Geography


Location:
Oceania, group of islands including the eastern half of the island of New Guinea between the Coral Sea and the South Pacific Ocean, east of Indonesia


Geographic coordinates:
6 00 S, 147 00 E


Map references:
Oceania


Area:
total:462,840 sq kmcountry comparison to the world: 55
land:452,860 sq km
water:9,980 sq km


Area - comparative:
slightly larger than California


Land boundaries:
total:820 km
border countries:Indonesia 820 km


Coastline:
5,152 km


Maritime claims:
territorial sea:12 nm
continental shelf:200 m depth or to the depth of exploitation
exclusive fishing zone:200 nm


Climate:
tropical; northwest monsoon (December to March), southeast monsoon (May to October); slight seasonal temperature variation


Terrain:
mostly mountains with coastal lowlands and rolling foothills


Elevation extremes:
lowest point:Pacific Ocean 0 m
highest point:Mount Wilhelm 4,509 m


    Natural resources:
gold, copper, silver, natural gas, timber, oil, fisheries


Land use:
arable land:0.65%
permanent crops:1.51%
other:97.84% (2011)


Irrigated land:
0 sq km (2003)


Total renewable water resources:
801 cu km (2011)


Freshwater withdrawal (domestic/industrial/agricultural):
801 cu km (2011)

Natural hazards:
active volcanism; situated along the Pacific 'Ring of Fire'; the country is subject to frequent and sometimes severe earthquakes; mud slides; tsunamis


Environment - current issues:
rain forest subject to deforestation as a result of growing commercial demand for tropical timber; pollution from mining projects; severe drought


Environment - international agreements:
party to:Antarctic Treaty, Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification, Endangered Species, Environmental Modification, Hazardous Wastes, Law of the Sea, Marine Dumping, Ozone Layer Protection, Ship Pollution, Tropical Timber 83, Tropical Timber 94, Wetlands
signed, but not ratified:none of the selected agreements


Geography - note:
shares island of New Guinea with Indonesia; one of world's largest swamps along southwest coast



People and Society


Nationality:
noun: Papua New Guinean(s)
adjective:Papua New Guinean


Ethnic groups:
Melanesian, Papuan, Negrito, Micronesian, Polynesian


Languages:
Tok Pisin (official), English (official), Hiri Motu (official), some 836 indigenous languages spoken (about 12% of the world's total); most languages have fewer than 1,000 speakers


Religions:
Roman Catholic 27%, Protestant 69.4% (Evangelical Lutheran 19.5%, United Church 11.5%, Seventh-Day Adventist 10%, Pentecostal 8.6%, Evangelical Alliance 5.2%, Anglican 3.2%, Baptist 2.5%, other Protestant 8.9%), Baha'i 0.3%, indigenous beliefs and other 3.3% (2000 census)


Population:
6,552,730 (July 2014 est.)country comparison to the world: 106


Age structure:
0-14 years:35% (male 1,165,911/female 1,125,104)
15-24 years:19.7% (male 652,548/female 635,411)
25-54 years:36.2% (male 1,226,213/female 1,146,951)
55-64 years:5.2% (male 173,019/female 169,329)
65 years and over:3.8% (male 134,396/female 123,848) (2014 est.)


Dependency ratios:
total dependency ratio:68.2 %
youth dependency ratio:63.2 %
elderly dependency ratio:5 %
potential support ratio:20.1 (2014 est.)


Median age:
total:22.4 years
male:22.6 years
female:22.2 years (2014 est.)


Population growth rate:
1.84% (2014 est.)country comparison to the world: 65


Birth rate:
24.89 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)country comparison to the world: 57


Death rate:
6.53 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)country comparison to the world: 149


Net migration rate:
0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)country comparison to the world: 90


Urbanization:
urban population:12.5% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization:2.73% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)


Major urban areas - population:
PORT MORESBY (capital) 343,000 (2011)


Sex ratio:
at birth:1.05 male(s)/female
0-14 years:1.04 male(s)/female
15-24 years:1.03 male(s)/female
25-54 years:1.07 male(s)/female
55-64 years:1.05 male(s)/female
65 years and over:1.14 male(s)/female
total population:1.05 male(s)/female (2014 est.)


    Maternal mortality rate:
230 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)


Infant mortality rate:
total:39.67 deaths/1,000 live birthscountry comparison to the world: 54
male:43.29 deaths/1,000 live births
female:35.87 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)


Life expectancy at birth:
total population:66.85 yearscountry comparison to the world: 168
male:64.63 years
female:69.19 years (2014 est.)


Total fertility rate:
3.24 children born/woman (2014 est.)country comparison to the world: 50


Contraceptive prevalence rate:
32.4% (2007)


Health expenditures:
4.3% of GDP (2011)


Physicians density:
0.05 physicians/1,000 population (2008)


Drinking water source:
improved:
urban: 88% of population
rural: 32.8% of population
total: 39.7% of population
unimproved:
urban: 12% of population
rural: 67.2% of population
total: 60.3% of population (2012 est.)


Sanitation facility access:
improved:
urban: 56.4% of population
rural: 13.3% of population
total: 18.7% of population
unimproved:
urban: 43.6% of population
rural: 86.7% of population
total: 81.3% of population (2012 est.)


HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
0.5% (2012 est.)country comparison to the world: 72


HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
24,900 (2012 est.)country comparison to the world: 76


HIV/AIDS - deaths:
1,000 (2012 est.)country comparison to the world: 78


Major infectious diseases:


Obesity - adult prevalence rate:
16.2% (2008)country comparison to the world: 115


Children under the age of 5 years underweight:
18.1% (2005)country comparison to the world: 37


Education expenditures:
NA

Literacy:
definition:age 15 and over can read and write
total population:62.4%
male:65.4%
female:59.4% (2011 est.)


People - note:
the indigenous population of Papua New Guinea is one of the most heterogeneous in the world; PNG has several thousand separate communities, most with only a few hundred people; divided by language, customs, and tradition, some of these communities have engaged in low-scale tribal conflict with their neighbors for millennia; the advent of modern weapons and modern migrants into urban areas has greatly magnified the impact of this lawlessness


Government


Country name:
conventional long form: Independent State of Papua New Guinea
conventional short form:Papua New Guinea
local short form:Papuaniugini
former:Territory of Papua and New Guinea
abbreviation:PNG


Government type:
constitutional parliamentary democracy and a Commonwealth realm


Capital:
name:Port Moresby
geographic coordinates:9 27 S, 147 11 E
time difference:UTC+10 (15 hours ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time)


Administrative divisions:
20 provinces, 1 autonomous region*, and 1 district**; Bougainville*, Central, Chimbu, Eastern Highlands, East New Britain, East Sepik, Enga, Gulf, Hela, Jiwaka, Madang, Manus, Milne Bay, Morobe, National Capital**, New Ireland, Northern, Southern Highlands, Western, Western Highlands, West New Britain, West Sepik


Independence:
16 September 1975 (from the Australian-administered UN trusteeship)


National holiday:
Independence Day, 16 September (1975)


Constitution:
adopted 15 August 1975, effective at independence 16 September 1975; amended many times, last in 2003 (2013)


Legal system:
mixed legal system of English common law and customary law


International law organization participation:
has not submitted an ICJ jurisdiction declaration; non-party state to the ICCt


Suffrage:
18 years of age; universal


Executive branch:
chief of state:Queen ELIZABETH II (since 6 February 1952); represented by Governor Michael OGIO (since 25 February 2011)
head of government:Prime Minister Peter Paire O'NEILL (since 2 August 2011); Deputy Prime Minister Leo DION (since 9 August 2012)
cabinet:National Executive Council appointed by the governor general on the recommendation of the prime minister
elections:the monarchy is hereditary; the governor general nominated by parliament and appointed by the chief of state; following legislative elections, the leader of the majority party or leader of the majority coalition usually appointed prime minister by the governor general acting in accordance with a decision of the parliament
election results:Peter Paire O'NEILL elected prime minister; parliamentary vote - 94 to 12; election last held on 3 August 2012 (next to be held NA 2017)


Legislative branch:
unicameral National Parliament (111 seats, 89 filled from open electorates and 20 from provinces and national capital district; members elected by popular vote to serve five-year terms); constitution allows up to 126 seats
elections:last held from 23 June 2012 to 27 July 2012 (next to be held in June 2017)
election results:percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party - People's National Congress Party 27, Triumph Heritage Empowerment Party 12, PNG Party 8, National Alliance Party 7, United Resources Party 7, People's Party 6, People's Progess Party 6, other parties 22, independents 16
note:14 other parties won 3 or fewer seats; association with political parties is fluid


Judicial branch:
highest court(s):Supreme Court (consists of the chief justice, deputy chief justice, and 28 other judges); National Courts (10 courts located in the province capitals, with a total of 16 resident judges )
judge selection and term of office:chief justice appointed by the governor-general upon advice of the National Executive Council (cabinet) after consultation with the National Justice Administration Minister; deputy chief justice and other justices appointed by the Judicial and Legal Services Commission, a 5-member body to include the Supreme Court chief and deputy chief justices, the chief ombudsman, and a member of the National Parliament; citizen judges appointed for 10-year renewable terms; non-citizen judges appointed for 3-year renewable terms; appointment and tenure of National Court resident judges NA
subordinate courts:district, village, and juvenile courts


    Political parties and leaders:
National Alliance Party or NA [Patrick PRUAITCHI]
Papua New Guinea Party or PNGP [Beldan NEMAH]
People's National Congress Party or PNC [Peter Paire O'NEILL]
People's Party or PP
People's Progress Party or PPP
Triumph Heritage Empowerment Party or THE [Don POYLE]
United Resources Party or URP [William DUMA]
note:as of 13 March 2012, 41 political parties were registered


Political pressure groups and leaders:
Centre for Environment Law and Community Rights or Celcor [Damien ASE]


International organization participation:
ACP, ADB, AOSIS, APEC, ARF, ASEAN (observer), C, CD, CP, FAO, G-77, IAEA, IBRD, ICAO, ICRM, IDA, IFAD, IFC, IFRCS, IHO, ILO, IMF, IMO, Interpol, IOC, IOM, IOM (observer), IPU, ISO (correspondent), ITSO, ITU, MIGA, NAM, OPCW, PIF, Sparteca, SPC, UN, UNCTAD, UNESCO, UNIDO, UNMISS, UNWTO, UPU, WCO, WFTU (NGOs), WHO, WIPO, WMO, WTO


Diplomatic representation in the US:
chief of mission:Ambassador Rupa Abraham MULINA
chancery:1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Suite 805, Washington, DC 20036
telephone:[1] (202) 745-3680
FAX:[1] (202) 745-3679


Diplomatic representation from the US:
chief of mission:Ambassador Walter E. NORTH (since 7 November 2012); note - also accredited to the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu
embassy:Douglas Street, Port Moresby, N.C.D.
mailing address:4240 Port Moresby Place, US Department of State, Washington DC 20521-4240
telephone:[675] 321-1455
FAX:[675] 321-3423


Flag description:
divided diagonally from upper hoist-side corner; the upper triangle is red with a soaring yellow bird of paradise centered; the lower triangle is black with five, white, five-pointed stars of the Southern Cross constellation centered; red, black, and yellow are traditional colors of Papua New Guinea; the bird of paradise - endemic to the island of New Guinea - is an emblem of regional tribal culture and represents the emergence of Papua New Guinea as a nation; the Southern Cross, visible in the night sky, symbolizes Papua New Guinea's connection with Australia and several other countries in the South Pacific


National symbol(s):
bird of paradise


National anthem:
name:'O Arise All You Sons'

lyrics/music:Thomas SHACKLADY
note:adopted 1975


Economy


Economy - overview:
Papua New Guinea (PNG) is richly endowed with natural resources, but exploitation has been hampered by rugged terrain, land tenure issues, and the high cost of developing infrastructure. The economy has a small formal sector, focused mainly on the export of those natural resources, and an informal sector, employing the majority of the population. Agriculture provides a subsistence livelihood for 85% of the people. Mineral deposits, including copper, gold, and oil, account for nearly two-thirds of export earnings. Natural gas reserves amount to an estimated 155 billion cubic meters. A consortium led by a major American oil company is constructing a liquefied natural gas (LNG) production facility that could begin exporting in 2014. As the largest investment project in the country's history, it has the potential to double GDP in the near-term and triple Papua New Guinea's export revenue. An American-owned firm also opened PNG's first oil refinery in 2004 and is building a second LNG production facility. The government faces the challenge of ensuring transparency and accountability for revenues flowing from this and other large LNG projects. In 2011 and 2012, the National Parliament passed legislation that created an offshore Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF) to manage government surpluses from mineral, oil, and natural gas projects. In recent years, the government has opened up markets in telecommunications and air transport, making both more affordable to the people. Numerous challenges still face the government of Peter O'NEILL, including providing physical security for foreign investors, regaining investor confidence, restoring integrity to state institutions, promoting economic efficiency by privatizing moribund state institutions, and maintaining good relations with Australia, its former colonial ruler. Other socio-cultural challenges could upend the economy including chronic law and order and land tenure issues. The global financial crisis had little impact because of continued foreign demand for PNG's commodities.


GDP (purchasing power parity):
$19.96 billion (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 135
$18.93 billion (2012 est.)
$17.51 billion (2011 est.)
note:data are in 2013 US dollars


GDP (official exchange rate):
$16.1 billion (2013 est.)


GDP - real growth rate:
5.4% (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 48
8.1% (2012 est.)
10.7% (2011 est.)


GDP - per capita (PPP):
$2,900 (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 179
$2,800 (2012 est.)
$2,600 (2011 est.)
note:data are in 2013 US dollars


Gross national saving:
-1.9% of GDP (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 151
-3.9% of GDP (2012 est.)
13.9% of GDP (2011 est.)


GDP - composition, by end use:
household consumption:55.7%
government consumption:8.9%
investment in fixed capital:13.3%
investment in inventories:18.4%
exports of goods and services:53.6%
imports of goods and services:-49.9%
(2013 est.)


GDP - composition, by sector of origin:
agriculture:27.6%
industry:39.1%
services:33.3% (2013 est.)


Agriculture - products:
coffee, cocoa, copra, palm kernels, tea, sugar, rubber, sweet potatoes, fruit, vegetables, vanilla; poultry, pork; shellfish


Industries:
copra crushing, palm oil processing, plywood production, wood chip production; mining (gold, silver, copper); crude oil and petroleum products; construction, tourism


Industrial production growth rate:
5.5% (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 51

Labor force:
4.077 million (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 90


Labor force - by occupation:
agriculture:85%
industry:NA%
services:NA% (2005 est.)


Unemployment rate:
1.9% (2008 est.)
country comparison to the world: 10
1.7% (2004)


    Population below poverty line:
37% (2002 est.)


Household income or consumption by percentage share:
lowest 10%:1.7%
highest 10%:40.5% (1996)


Distribution of family income - Gini index:
50.9 (1996)
country comparison to the world: 17

Budget:
revenues:$4.359 billion
expenditures:$5.105 billion (2013 est.)


Taxes and other revenues:
27.1% of GDP (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 108

Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-):
-4.6% of GDP (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 162


Public debt:
28.1% of GDP (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 125
25.5% of GDP (2012 est.)


Fiscal year:
calendar year


Inflation rate (consumer prices):
3.8% (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 130
2.3% (2012 est.)


Central bank discount rate:
14% (31 December 2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 45
6.92% (31 December 2009 est.)


Commercial bank prime lending rate:
10.6% (31 December 2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 75
10.82% (31 December 2012 est.)


Stock of narrow money:
$4.825 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 100
$5.301 billion (31 December 2012 est.)


Stock of broad money:
$7.366 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 113
$8.068 billion (31 December 2012 est.)


Stock of domestic credit:
$4.098 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 119
$4.342 billion (31 December 2012 est.)


Market value of publicly traded shares:
$10.71 billion (31 December 2012 est.)


Current account balance:
-$2.396 billion (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 149
-$3.03 billion (2012 est.)


Exports:
$5.392 billion (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 112
$5.602 billion (2012 est.)


Exports - commodities:
oil, gold, copper ore, logs, palm oil, coffee, cocoa, crayfish, prawns


Exports - partners:
Australia 30.1%, Japan 9.9%, China 5%, Germany 4.1% (2012)


Imports:
$4.587 billion (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 134
$4.767 billion (2012 est.)


Imports - commodities:
machinery and transport equipment, manufactured goods, food, fuels, chemicals


Imports - partners:
Australia 36.3%, Singapore 13.8%, Malaysia 8.4%, China 7.9%, Japan 5.8%, US 4.8% (2012)


Reserves of foreign exchange and gold:
$2.926 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 108
$4.001 billion (31 December 2012 est.)


Debt - external:
$13.61 billion (31 December 2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 94
$12.96 billion (31 December 2012 est.)


Stock of direct foreign investment - at home:
$NA


Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad:
$NA


Exchange rates:
kina (PGK) per US dollar -
2.278 (2013 est.)
2.0837 (2012 est.)
2.7193 (2010 est.)
2.7551 (2009)
2.6956 (2008)


Energy


Electricity - production:
3.35 billion kWh (2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 129


Electricity - consumption:
3.116 billion kWh (2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 130


Electricity - exports:
0 kWh (2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 183


Electricity - imports:
0 kWh (2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 187


Electricity - installed generating capacity:
700,000 kW (2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 131


Electricity - from fossil fuels:
61.1% of total installed capacity (2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 132


Electricity - from nuclear fuels:
0% of total installed capacity (2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 164


Electricity - from hydroelectric plants:
30.9% of total installed capacity (2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 77


Electricity - from other renewable sources:
8% of total installed capacity (2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 30


Crude oil - production:
27,490 bbl/day (2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 72


Crude oil - exports:
28,400 bbl/day (2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 52


Crude oil - imports:
14,880 bbl/day (2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 73


    Crude oil - proved reserves:
154.3 million bbl (1 January 2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 64


Refined petroleum products - production:
17,330 bbl/day (2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 95


Refined petroleum products - consumption:
36,320 bbl/day (2011 est.)
country comparison to the world: 110


Refined petroleum products - exports:
3,536 bbl/day (2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 95


Refined petroleum products - imports:
5,937 bbl/day (2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 144


Natural gas - production:
100 million cu m (2011 est.)
country comparison to the world: 83


Natural gas - consumption:
110 million cu m (2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 106


Natural gas - exports:
0 cu m (2011 est.)
country comparison to the world: 167


Natural gas - imports:
0 cu m (2011 est.)
country comparison to the world: 117


Natural gas - proved reserves:
155.3 billion cu m (1 January 2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 49


Carbon dioxide emissions from consumption of energy:
3.279 million Mt (2011 est.)



Communications


Telephones - main lines in use:
139,000 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 140


Telephones - mobile cellular:
2.709 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 134


Telephone system:
general assessment:services are minimal; facilities provide radiotelephone and telegraph, coastal radio, aeronautical radio, and international radio communication services
domestic:access to telephone services is not widely available although combined fixed-line and mobile-cellular teledensity has increased to roughly 40 per 100 persons
international:country code - 675; submarine cables to Australia and Guam; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Pacific Ocean); international radio communication service (2009)



    Broadcast media:
2 TV stations, 1 commercial station operating since the late 1980s and 1 state-run station launched in 2008; satellite and cable TV services are available; state-run National Broadcasting Corporation operates 3 radio networks with multiple repeaters and about 20 provincial stations; several commercial radio stations with multiple transmission points as well as several community stations; transmissions of several international broadcasters are accessible (2009)


Internet country code:
.pg


Internet hosts:
5,006 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 145


Internet users:
125,000 (2009)
country comparison to the world: 152



Transportation


Airports
561 (2013)
country comparison to the world: 12


Airports - with paved runways
total:21
over 3,047 m:1
2,438 to 3,047 m:2
1,524 to 2,437 m:12
914 to 1,523 m:5
under 914 m:1 (2013)


Airports - with unpaved runways
total:540
1,524 to 2,437 m:11
914 to 1,523 m:53
under 914 m:
476 (2013)


    Heliports
2 (2013)


Pipelines
oil 264 km (2013)


Roadways
total:9,349 kmcountry comparison to the world: 137
paved:3,000 km
unpaved:6,349 km (2011)


Waterways
11,000 km (2011)
country comparison to the world: 12


Merchant marine
total:31country comparison to the world: 84
by type:bulk carrier 7, cargo 22, petroleum tanker 2
foreign-owned:8 (Germany 1, Malaysia 1, UAE 6) (2010)



Ports and terminals
major seaport(s):Kimbe, Lae, Madang, Rabaul, Wewak


Military


Military branches
Papua New Guinea Defense Force (PNGDF; includes Maritime Operations Element, Air Operations Element) (2013)


Military service age and obligation
16 years of age for voluntary military service (with parental consent); no conscription; graduation from grade 12 required (2013)


Manpower available for military service
males age 16-49:1,568,210
females age 16-49:1,478,965 (2010 est.)


Manpower fit for military service
males age 16-49:1,130,951
females age 16-49:1,137,753 (2010 est.)


    Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually
male:67,781
female:65,820 (2010 est.)


Military expenditures
0.54% of GDP (2012)
country comparison to the world: 126
0.6% of GDP (2011)
0.54% of GDP (2010)


Transnational Issues


Disputes - international
relies on assistance from Australia to keep out illegal cross-border activities from primarily Indonesia, including goods smuggling, illegal narcotics trafficking, and squatters and secessionists


    Refugees and internally displaced persons
refugees (country of origin):9,368 (Indonesia) (2013)


Trafficking in persons



Illicit drugs
major consumer of cannabis

Information provided by CIA - The World Fact Book



Doing Business in Papua New Guinea 2019


           
 

 
Papua New Guinea

  Ease of Doing Business Rank
Overall Score
108
60.12
 
 
Starting a Business (rank)
143
 
 
Protecting Minority Investors (rank)
89
 
  Score
79.91
 
  Score
55.00
 
  Procedures - Men (number)
6
 
  Extent of disclosure index (0-10)
5.0
 
  Time - Men (number)
41
 
  Extent of director liability index (0-10)
5.0
 
  Cost - Men (days)
20.5
 
  Ease of shareholder suits index (0-10)
9.0
 
  Procedures - Women (days)
6
 
  Extent of shareholder rights index (0-10)
8.0
 
  Time - Women (% of income per capita)
41
 
  Extent of ownership and control index (0-10)
2.0
 
  Cost - Women (% of income per capita)
20.5
 
  Extent of corporate transparency index (0-10)
4.0
 
  Minimum capital (% of income per capita)
0.0
 
  Extent of conflict of interest regulation index (0-10)
6.3
 
 

 
  Extent of shareholder governance index (0-10)
4.7
 
  Dealing with Construction Permits (rank)
124
 
  Strength of minority investor protection index (0-10)
6
 
  Score
64.41
 
 

 
  Procedures (number)
17
 
  Paying Taxes (rank)
111
 
  Time (days)
217
 
  Score
68.70
 
  Cost (% of warehouse value)
1.2
 
  Payments (number per year)
39
 
  Building Quality Control Index(0-15)
10.0
 
  Time (hours per year)
203
 
  Quality of building regulations index (0-2)
2.0
 
  Total tax rate (% of profit)
39.3
 
  Quality control before construction index (0-1)
1.0
 
  Profit tax (% of profit)
23.2
 
  Quality control during construction index (0-3)
2.0
 
  Labor tax and contributions (% of profit)
11.7
 
  Quality control after construction index (0-3)
3.0
 
  Other taxes (% of profit)
4.4
 
  Liability and insurance regimes index (0-2)
0.0
 
  Time to comply with VAT refund (hours)
3
 
  Professional certifications index (0-4)
2.0
 
  Time to obtain VAT refund (weeks)
44.2
 
   
 
 
  Time to comply with a corporate income tax correction (hours)
4.5
 
  Getting Electricity (rank)
72
 
  Time to complete a corporate income tax correction (weeks)
0
 
  Score
78.03
 
  Postfiling index (0-100)
77.35
 
  Procedures (number)
4
 
 

 
  Time (days)
66
 
  Trading across borders (rank)
140
 
  Cost (% of income per capita)
27.6
 
  Score
60.47
 
  Reliability of supply and transparency of tariff index (0-8)
4
 
  Time to export: Documentary compliance (hours)
96
 
  Total duration and frequency of outages per customer a year (0-3)
0
 
  Time to import: Documentary compliance (hours)
120
 
  System average interruption duration index (SAIDI)
83.7
 
  Time to export: Border compliance (hours)
42
 
  System average interruption frequency index (SAIFI)
54
 
  Time to import: Border compliance (hours)
72
 
  Minimum outage time (in minutes)
5
 
  Cost to export: Documentary compliance (USD)
75
 
  Mechanisms for monitoring outages (0-1)
1
 
  Cost to import: Documentary compliance
85
 
  Mechanisms for restoring service (0-1)
1
 
  Cost to export: Border compliance (USD)
660
 
  Regulatory monitoring (0-1)
1
 
  Cost to import: Border compliance (USD)
790
 
  Financial deterrents aimed at limiting outages (0-1)
1
 
 

 
  Communication of tariffs and tariff changes (0-1)
0
 
  Enforcing contract (rank)
173
 
  Price of electricity (US cents per kWh)
30.3
 
  Score
36.21
 
 

 
  Time (days)
591
 
  Registering Property (rank)
121
 
  Filing and service (days)
30
 
  Score
56.21
 
  Trial and judgment (days)
381
 
  Procedure (number)
4
 
  Enforcement of judgment (days)
180
 
  Time (days)
72
 
  Cost (% of claim)
110.3
 
  Cost (% of property value)
5.2
 
  Attorney fees (% of claim)
82.8
 
  Quality of land administration index (0-30)
5.5
 
  Court fees (% of claim)
11
 
  Geographic coverage index (0-8)
5.5
 
  Enforcement fees (% of claim)
16.5
 
  Reliability of infrastructure index (0-8)
1.0
 
  Quality of the judicial processes index (0-18)
8.5
 
  Transparency of information index (0-6)
2.5
 
  Quality of the judicial administration index (0-18)
8.5
 
  Geographic coverage index (0-8)
0.0
 
  Court structure and proceedings (0-5)
4.0
 
  Land dispute resolution index (0-8)
2.0
 
  Case management (0-6)
1.5
 
  Equal access to property rights index (-2-0)
0.0
 
  Court automation (0-4)
1.0
 
 

 
  Alternative dispute resolution (0-3)
2.0
 
  Getting credit (rank)
44
 
 
 
 
  Score
70.00
 
  Resolving Insolvency (rank)
142
 
  Strength of legal rights index (0-12)
9
 
  Score
32.28
 
  Depth of credit information index (0-8)
5
 
  Outcome (0 as piecemeal sale and 1 as going concern)
0
 
  Credit registry coverage (% of adults)
0
 
  Time (years)
3.0
 
  Credit bureau coverage (% of adults)
7
 
  Cost (% of estate)
23.0
 
  Getting Credit total score
14
 
  Recovery rate (cents on the dollar)
25.1
 
 

 
  Strength of insolvency framework index (0-16)
6.0
 
 

 
  Commencement of proceedings index (0-3)
2.0
 
 

 
  Management of debtor's assets index (0-6)
3.0
 
 

 
  Reorganization proceedings index (0-3)
0.0
 
 

 
  Creditor participation index (0-4)
1.0


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