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Suriname
RegionLatin America & Caribbean
Income CategoryUpper middle income
Population542,975
GNI per Capita9,300
City CoveredParamaribo
Doing Business 2016 Rank* Doing Business 2017 Rank Change in Rank
155158-3
Doing Business 2016 DTF**
(% points)
Doing Business 2017 DTF**
(% points)
Change in DTF**
(% points)
47.2547.280.030000
Rankings***
Topics
DB 2016 Rank DB 2017 Rank Change in Rank
Starting a Business 184 185 -1
Dealing with Construction Permits 109 112 -3
Getting Electricity 93 84 9
Registering Property 177 176 1
Getting Credit 174 175 -1
Protecting Minority Investors 166 165 1
Paying Taxes 102 103 -1
Trading Across Borders 75 78 -3
Enforcing Contracts 187 187 0
Resolving Insolvency 128 129 -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)