Bosnia and Herzegovina

Doing Business In Bosnia and Herzegovina

  1. Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Doing Business 2013 ranking is 126th out of 185 economies. Its overall rank increased by 1 point compared to last year, reflecting a 9 point improvement in the Paying Taxes indicator.
  2. According to the latest Enterprise Surveys (2009), Political Instability, Tax Rates, and Practices of the Informal Sector represent the top 3 obstacles to running a business in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  3. In the World Bank’s Worldwide Governance Indicators (2010), Bosnia ranks near the 50th percentile for all indicators except for the Political Stability and Government Effectiveness indicators, for which it ranks between the 20th and 30th percentiles.
  4. Bosnia and Herzegovina’s economic freedom score is 57.3, making its economy the 104th freest in the 2012 Index. Its overall score is 0.2 point worse than last year, with a significant decline in business freedom. Bosnia and Herzegovina is ranked 38th out of 43 countries in the Europe region, and its overall score remains well below the regional average.

Source: World Bank


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