Syrian Arab Republic - 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 Syrian Arab Republic was 0.040 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 7 years was 0.055 in 2010, while its lowest value was 0.006 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 0.006
2005 0.011
2006 0.016
2007 0.026
2008 0.039
2009 0.039
2010 0.055
2011 0.040

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
2009 118.40

Time required to get electricity (days)

The value for Time required to get electricity (days) in Syrian Arab Republic was 146.00 as of 2017. As the graph below shows, over the past 8 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 146.00 in 2017 and a minimum value of 71.00 in 2009.

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
2009 71.00
2010 71.00
2011 71.00
2012 71.00
2013 71.00
2014 71.00
2015 71.00
2016 146.00
2017 146.00

Firms that do not report all sales for tax purposes (% of firms)

Definition: Firms that do not report all sales for tax purposes are the percentage of firms that expressed that a typical firm reports less than 100 percent of sales for tax purposes; such firms are termed "informal firms."

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

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Year Value
2003 79.87
2009 57.06

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
2009 61.00

Labor tax and contributions (% of commercial profits)

Labor tax and contributions (% of commercial profits) in Syrian Arab Republic was 19.30 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 12 years was 19.30 in 2017, while its lowest value was 19.30 in 2005.

Definition: Labor tax and contributions is the amount of taxes and mandatory contributions on labor paid by the business.

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

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Year Value
2005 19.30
2006 19.30
2007 19.30
2008 19.30
2009 19.30
2010 19.30
2011 19.30
2012 19.30
2013 19.30
2014 19.30
2015 19.30
2016 19.30
2017 19.30

Other taxes payable by businesses (% of commercial profits)

Other taxes payable by businesses (% of commercial profits) in Syrian Arab Republic was 0.400 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 12 years was 0.600 in 2013, while its lowest value was 0.400 in 2014.

Definition: Other taxes payable by businesses include the amounts paid for property taxes, turnover taxes, and other small taxes such as municipal fees and vehicle and fuel taxes.

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

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Year Value
2005 0.600
2006 0.600
2007 0.600
2008 0.600
2009 0.600
2010 0.600
2011 0.600
2012 0.600
2013 0.600
2014 0.400
2015 0.400
2016 0.400
2017 0.400

Profit tax (% of commercial profits)

Profit tax (% of commercial profits) in Syrian Arab Republic was 23.00 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 12 years was 23.60 in 2007, while its lowest value was 20.00 in 2009.

Definition: Profit tax is the amount of taxes on profits paid by the business.

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

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Year Value
2005 23.60
2006 23.60
2007 23.60
2008 20.60
2009 20.00
2010 20.00
2011 20.00
2012 20.00
2013 20.00
2014 23.00
2015 23.00
2016 23.00
2017 23.00

Classification

Topic: Private Sector & Trade Indicators

Sub-Topic: Business environment