In January the Gardner Business Index
(GBI): Plastics Processing started off 2018 on the same steady growth trend it followed throughout 2017.
Speaking on the occasion, Naheed Memon, Chairperson Sindh Board of Investment (SBI) said, "We are cognizant of the investments K-Electric had made for improvement in power infrastructure of Karachi and the power utility is committed to aligning itself with our project to improve Pakistan's ranking in the ease of doing business index
Previously, Pakistan also fared poorly in the World Bank's ease of Doing Business Index
and now the aforementioned also depicts the so-called pace of development and progress in the country.
ISLAMABAD -- The government has taken strong issue with the way the World Bank calculated the Ease of Doing Business Index
in the country, results of which were released in November last year.
Al-Roudhan, who doubles as Acting Minister of State for Youth Affairs, made the remark during a press conference on the occasion of Kuwait's recent advance in Ease of Doing Business Index
2018 (DB 2018).
As per the 2018 version of the Ease of Doing Business index
issued by the World Bank, India has been amongst the world's top ten improvers worldwide and a leading regional reformer.
The report continues, "All components of the index made positive contributions to the Franchise Business Index
over the most recent 3-month period.
The Welsh Business Index
shows that Wales is still significantly outperforming the rest of the UK, which saw the index fall from 15% last quarter to plus 1.
The Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index
for the third quarter is at +106, up 11 points since Quarter 2 and the highest since +113 measured in the second quarter of 2007.
The small and medium business index
EGX70 rose by 2.
ISLAMABAD -- After improvement in country's doing business index
for year 2017, the government has devised a comprehensive action plan to further improve the ranking for the year 2018.
A majority of small business owners say the issues most important to them are not being addressed in the presidential campaign, and business owner optimism remains in a holding pattern, according to the latest Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index
(PDF), conducted April 4-8.