Bangladesh - Ease of doing business

New business density (new registrations per 1,000 people ages 15-64)

New business density (new registrations per 1,000 people ages 15-64) in Bangladesh was 0.090 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 8 years was 0.101 in 2011, while its lowest value was 0.054 in 2004.

Definition: New businesses registered are the number of new limited liability corporations registered in the calendar year.

Source: World Bank's Entrepreneurship Survey and database (http://econ.worldbank.org/research/entrepreneurship).

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Year Value
2004 0.054
2005 0.059
2006 0.064
2007 0.088
2008 0.080
2009 0.085
2010 0.091
2011 0.101
2012 0.090

Delay in obtaining an electrical connection (days)

Definition: Delay in obtaining an electrical connection is the average wait, in days, experienced to obtain an electrical connection from the day an establishment applies for it to the day it receives the service.

Source: World Bank, Enterprise Surveys (http://www.enterprisesurveys.org/).

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Year Value
2007 50.30
2013 84.70

Power outages in firms in a typical month (number)

Definition: Power outages are the average number of power outages that establishments experience in a typical month.

Source: World Bank, Enterprise Surveys (http://www.enterprisesurveys.org/).

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Year Value
2007 100.70
2013 64.50

Time required to get electricity (days)

Definition: Time required to get electricity is the number of days to obtain a permanent electricity connection. The measure captures the median duration that the electricity utility and experts indicate is necessary in practice, rather than required by law, to complete a procedure.

Source: World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/).

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Year Value
2013 428.90
2014 428.90
2015 428.90

Firms expected to give gifts in meetings with tax officials (% of firms)

Definition: Firms expected to give gifts in meetings with tax officials is the percentage of firms that answered positively to the question "was a gift or informal payment expected or requested during a meeting with tax officials?"

Source: World Bank, Enterprise Surveys (http://www.enterprisesurveys.org/).

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Year Value
2007 54.40
2013 41.00

Classification

Topic: Private Sector & Trade Indicators

Sub-Topic: Business environment