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Malaysia
RegionEast Asia & Pacific
Income CategoryUpper middle income
Population30,331,007
GNI per Capita10,570
City CoveredKuala Lumpur
Doing Business 2016 Rank* Doing Business 2017 Rank Change in Rank
2223-1
Doing Business 2016 DTF**
(% points)
Doing Business 2017 DTF**
(% points)
Change in DTF**
(% points)
78.1878.11-0.07000
Rankings***
Topics
DB 2016 Rank DB 2017 Rank Change in Rank
Starting a Business 59 112 -53
Dealing with Construction Permits 13 13 0
Getting Electricity 7 8 -1
Registering Property 39 40 -1
Getting Credit 29 20 9
Protecting Minority Investors 3 3 0
Paying Taxes 59 61 -2
Trading Across Borders 58 60 -2
Enforcing Contracts 40 42 -2
Resolving Insolvency 45 46 -1
*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)