Press Release

World Bank's Doing Business Report-2018

Nov 02, 2017

        The World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Report 2018 was released on 31 October 2017. There was a significant jump in India’s rankings from 130 last year to 100 this year. The jump signified rapid strides made by India in the realm of Paying Taxes and Insolvency and Bankruptcy reforms. The full text of the Ease of Doing Business Report is available on the following

weblink: http://francais.doingbusiness.org/~/media/WBG/DoingBusiness/Documents/Annual-Reports/English/DB2018-Full-Report.pdf


2. Prime Minister in a series of tweets said

    “Historic jump in ‘Ease of Doing Business’ rankings is the outcome of the all-round & multi-sectoral reform push of Team India.”

    “Easier business environment is leading to historic opportunities for our entrepreneurs, particularly MSME sector & bringing more prosperity.”

    “Over the last 3 years we have seen a spirit of positive competition among states towards making business easier. This has been beneficial.”

    “It has never been easier to do business in India. India welcomes the world to explore economic opportunities our nation has to offer!”

    “Guided by the Mantra of ‘Reform, Perform & Transform’ we are determined to further improve our rankings & scale greater economic growth”


3. The Finance Minister at 1730 hours (IST) on 31 October 2017 addressed a press conference highlighting India’s performance: https://youtu.be/znqgmHEYZqs

4. Government also released a press statement on the outcomes of report:http://pib.gov.in/newsite/erelease.aspx?relid=173116