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Syria
RegionMiddle East & North Africa
Income CategoryLower middle income
Population18,502,413
GNI per Capita1,270
City CoveredDamascus
Doing Business 2016 Rank* Doing Business 2017 Rank Change in Rank
155173-18
Doing Business 2016 DTF**
(% points)
Doing Business 2017 DTF**
(% points)
Change in DTF**
(% points)
42.8541.43-1.42
Rankings***
Topics
DB 2016 Rank DB 2017 Rank Change in Rank
Starting a Business 128 136 -8
Dealing with Construction Permits 186 187 -1
Getting Electricity 121 151 -30
Registering Property 136 154 -18
Getting Credit 168 170 -2
Protecting Minority Investors 85 87 -2
Paying Taxes 80 81 -1
Trading Across Borders 175 176 -1
Enforcing Contracts 158 159 -1
Resolving Insolvency 157 161 -4
*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)