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Lebanon
RegionMiddle East & North Africa
Income CategoryUpper middle income
Population5,850,743
GNI per Capita7,930
City CoveredBeirut
Doing Business 2016 Rank* Doing Business 2017 Rank Change in Rank
122126-4
Doing Business 2016 DTF**
(% points)
Doing Business 2017 DTF**
(% points)
Change in DTF**
(% points)
56.0855.9-0.18
Rankings***
Topics
DB 2016 Rank DB 2017 Rank Change in Rank
Starting a Business 124 139 -15
Dealing with Construction Permits 128 135 -7
Getting Electricity 117 122 -5
Registering Property 101 103 -2
Getting Credit 109 118 -9
Protecting Minority Investors 145 145 0
Paying Taxes 66 67 -1
Trading Across Borders 132 134 -2
Enforcing Contracts 127 127 0
Resolving Insolvency 143 143 0
*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)