Worst Countries For Accessibility To Credit Information
Sub-Saharan Africans and their businesses have few public or private resources to access the credit information relevant to...
Countries Requiring The Most Paperwork To Import Goods
With internal strife and 17 required documents to import goods, receiving foreign merchandise into the Central African Republic can prove quite...
Countries With The Most Private Loans Relative To GDP
Credit to the private sector in Cyprus and Hong Kong exceed their Gross Domestic Products by more than two-fold.
Countries With The Lowest Amount In Private Loans Relative To GDP
Developing economies such as those in South Sudan and Afghanistan proffer few private credit opportunities.
Major International Debt Buyback In The Last Decade
Several countries have bought back hundreds of millions of US Dollars worth of their own debt in the last decade.
Major Interest Rescheduling Of National Debts In Recent Years
Multilateral organizations and other governments have given these countries a chance to have their large interest debts rescheduled.
Top Grape Growing Countries
Italy and France, the world's two largest grape producers, have cultivated the fruit for centuries on end.
Countries With The Highest Interest Rates On New Foreign Loans
Countries in the developing world often see interest rates in excess of 5% on external debt.
Countries Requiring The Least Paperwork To Import Goods
Several nations with world-leading economies require 3 or fewer documents to import goods into their countries' borders.
Countries With The Highest Interest Rates On Official Foreign Credit Lines
Zambia sees average interest rates of 6.4% on new external debt commitments, followed by Belarus and Cape Verde.
Countries Where Private Creditors Give The Longest Grace Periods On Foreign Loans
Several Latin American countries see private creditors offer grace periods on external debt exceeding two decades.
Exporting Nations Who Depend Most On Developing South Asian Economies
Several developing export economies in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East benefit significantly from the demand in South Asian import markets.
Countries Requiring The Least Paperwork To Export Goods
France and Ireland require exporters to fill out fewer documents than any other countries.
Female Business Ownership - Global Differences In Opportunity
Longstanding cultural practices give more opportunity for women in Caribbean and Pacific island nations than those in South Asia and many other parts...
Countries With The Most Wine Grape Vineyards
Spain is the only country to have more than 10,000 square kilometers of land area devoted to growing wine grapes.
Competition From The Informal Sector In The Global Marketplace
Around two-thirds of firms in Sub-Saharan Africa face competition from unregistered businesses.
Employee Training Prevalence Worldwide
The Middle East exhibits low rates of formal employee training, while more than half of East Asian companies formally train their workers.
Most Expensive Countries To Start A Business Relative To Per Capita GNI
In these nations, entrepreneurs are often faced with business startup and registration fees greater than annual incomes.
Bank Financing For Business Investment In Different Parts Of The World
In East Asia and the Pacific, only around 1 in 7 firms use banks to finance investment, while almost half in the Caribbean do so.