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United Arab Emirates
RegionMiddle East & North Africa
Income CategoryHigh income
Population9,156,963
GNI per Capita43,170
City CoveredDubai
Doing Business 2016 Rank* Doing Business 2017 Rank Change in Rank
34268
Doing Business 2016 DTF**
(% points)
Doing Business 2017 DTF**
(% points)
Change in DTF**
(% points)
74.8376.892.06
Rankings***
Topics
DB 2016 Rank DB 2017 Rank Change in Rank
Starting a Business 65 53 12
Dealing with Construction Permits 4 4 0
Getting Electricity 4 4 0
Registering Property 10 11 -1
Getting Credit 97 101 -4
Protecting Minority Investors 48 9 39
Paying Taxes 1 1 0
Trading Across Borders 84 85 -1
Enforcing Contracts 24 25 -1
Resolving Insolvency 99 104 -5
*Last years rankings are adjusted. They are based on 10 topics and reflect data corrections.
**The distance to frontier score shows how far on average an economy is at a point in time from the best performance achieved by any economy on each Doing Business indicator since 2005 or the third year in which data for the indicator were collected. The measure is normalized to range between 0 and 100, with 100 representing the frontier.
***Ranking is World Ranking (189 countries)