Holding cheering news for some Western Balkan nations is World Bank’s most recent worldwide business positioning, for example, Macedonia and Kosovo, yet not for Bosnia, Croatia and Albania, which did not make it into the best 50.

Six Balkan nations – Macedonia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia, Romania and Bulgaria – have been positioned among the best 50 nations in the world in the Doing Business Report of the World Bank for 2018 as reported recently.

Macedonia is the most noteworthy performing Balkan economy, positioned in eleventh place among 190 economies worldwide regarding nature of its business controls. Yet, Kosovo made it to the main 10 most enhanced world economies in the period 2016-2017, secured by the report, positioning in 40th place by and large.

Croatia, Albania, Greece and Bosnia and Herzegovina stayed out of the worldwide best 50, positioning in 51st, 65th, 67th and 86th places individually.

In its 2018 version, the Doing Business reports concentrate on the zone of changes intended to make employments. The bank's examination has reasoned that employees in 119 economies out of 190 saw changes in their neighborhood administrative system in 2016-2017.

Altogether, 264 business administrative changes have been archived, 53 of which in the ten nations that have accomplished the best enhancements are: Brunei, Thailand, Malawi, Kosovo, India, Uzbekistan, Zambia, Nigeria, Djibouti and El Salvador.

The report measures the nature of controls in 11 zones of the business life, including beginning a business, managing development licenses, getting power, enrolling property, getting credit, securing minority financial specialists, paying duties, exchanging crosswise over fringes, upholding contracts and settling bankruptcy.

Work-advertise controls are generally measured, yet this year were excluded in the report.

The main three champions of the worldwide positioning this year are New Zealand, Singapore and Denmark. The three states involving the base spots are Venezuela, Eritrea and Somalia.


Petros Stathis