Top 10 Arab Countries in terms of Ease of Doing Business

Published May 21st, 2019 - 11:41 GMT

Are you planning to start your own business soon in the Arab world?

According to a World Bank report: ‘Doing Business’ , these are the top 10 Arab countries in terms of ease of doing business.

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1. UAE: UAE ranked first among its peers in the Arab world, and 21th globally.

1. UAE: UAE ranked first among its peers in the Arab world, and 21th globally. (Shutterstock)

2. Bahrain: Although Bahrain ranked 2nd in this region, there is a huge gap between its global ranking and UAE’s global ranking as it ranked 66th globally.

2. Bahrain: Although Bahrain ranked 2nd in this region, there is a huge gap between its global ranking and UAE’s global ranking as it ranked 66th globally. (Shutterstock)

3.Morocco: Morocco ranked 3rd on this list, and 69th globally.

3.Morocco: Morocco ranked 3rd on this list, and 69th globally. (Shutterstock)

4. Oman: Oman ranked 3rd in the GCC and 4th in the Arab world, while it ranked 71th globally.

4. Oman: Oman ranked 3rd in the GCC and 4th in the Arab world, while it ranked 71th globally. (Shutterstock)

5. Qatar: Qatar in one of the top 5 countries in terms of ease of doing business, and it ranked 83rd globally.

5. Qatar: Qatar in one of the top 5 countries in terms of ease of doing business, and it ranked 83rd globally. (Shutterstock)

6. Tunisia: Tunisia made it to the list by ranking 6th among the Arab countries. It ranked 88th globally.

6 Tunisia: Tunisia made it to the list by ranking 6th among the Arab countries. It ranked 88th globally. (Shutterstock)

7. Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia’s reforms resulted in putting the Kingdom among the top 10 Arab countries in this list, and among the top 100 globally by ranking 92nd.

7. Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia’s reforms resulted in putting the Kingdom among the top 10 Arab countries in this list, and among the top 100 globally by ranking 92nd. (Shutterstock)

8. Kuwait: Kuwait is the last Arab country who made it in the top 100 list of this report. Yet, it ranked 8th among its peers in the Arab world.

8. Kuwait: Kuwait is the last Arab country who made it in the top 100 list of this report. Yet, it ranked 8th among its peers in the Arab world. (Shutterstock)

9. Jordan: Although Jordan is one of the top 10 Arab countries in the Arab world in terms of ease of doing business, it didn’t make it among the top 100 globally as it ranked 103rd globally.

9. Jordan: Although Jordan is one of the top 10 Arab countries in the Arab world in terms of ease of doing business, it didn’t make it among the top 100 globally as it ranked 103rd globally. (Shutterstock)

10. Palestine (West Bank and Gaza): Despite the economic and political challenges that Palestine faces, it made it to the list by ranking 114th globally.

10. Palestine (West Bank and Gaza): Despite the economic and political challenges that Palestine faces, it made it to the list by ranking 114th globally. (Shutterstock)

1. UAE: UAE ranked first among its peers in the Arab world, and 21th globally.
2. Bahrain: Although Bahrain ranked 2nd in this region, there is a huge gap between its global ranking and UAE’s global ranking as it ranked 66th globally.
3.Morocco: Morocco ranked 3rd on this list, and 69th globally.
4. Oman: Oman ranked 3rd in the GCC and 4th in the Arab world, while it ranked 71th globally.
5. Qatar: Qatar in one of the top 5 countries in terms of ease of doing business, and it ranked 83rd globally.
6. Tunisia: Tunisia made it to the list by ranking 6th among the Arab countries. It ranked 88th globally.
7. Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia’s reforms resulted in putting the Kingdom among the top 10 Arab countries in this list, and among the top 100 globally by ranking 92nd.
8. Kuwait: Kuwait is the last Arab country who made it in the top 100 list of this report. Yet, it ranked 8th among its peers in the Arab world.
9. Jordan: Although Jordan is one of the top 10 Arab countries in the Arab world in terms of ease of doing business, it didn’t make it among the top 100 globally as it ranked 103rd globally.
10. Palestine (West Bank and Gaza): Despite the economic and political challenges that Palestine faces, it made it to the list by ranking 114th globally.
1. UAE: UAE ranked first among its peers in the Arab world, and 21th globally.
1. UAE: UAE ranked first among its peers in the Arab world, and 21th globally. (Shutterstock)
2. Bahrain: Although Bahrain ranked 2nd in this region, there is a huge gap between its global ranking and UAE’s global ranking as it ranked 66th globally.
2. Bahrain: Although Bahrain ranked 2nd in this region, there is a huge gap between its global ranking and UAE’s global ranking as it ranked 66th globally. (Shutterstock)
3.Morocco: Morocco ranked 3rd on this list, and 69th globally.
3.Morocco: Morocco ranked 3rd on this list, and 69th globally. (Shutterstock)
4. Oman: Oman ranked 3rd in the GCC and 4th in the Arab world, while it ranked 71th globally.
4. Oman: Oman ranked 3rd in the GCC and 4th in the Arab world, while it ranked 71th globally. (Shutterstock)
5. Qatar: Qatar in one of the top 5 countries in terms of ease of doing business, and it ranked 83rd globally.
5. Qatar: Qatar in one of the top 5 countries in terms of ease of doing business, and it ranked 83rd globally. (Shutterstock)
6. Tunisia: Tunisia made it to the list by ranking 6th among the Arab countries. It ranked 88th globally.
6 Tunisia: Tunisia made it to the list by ranking 6th among the Arab countries. It ranked 88th globally. (Shutterstock)
7. Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia’s reforms resulted in putting the Kingdom among the top 10 Arab countries in this list, and among the top 100 globally by ranking 92nd.
7. Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia’s reforms resulted in putting the Kingdom among the top 10 Arab countries in this list, and among the top 100 globally by ranking 92nd. (Shutterstock)
8. Kuwait: Kuwait is the last Arab country who made it in the top 100 list of this report. Yet, it ranked 8th among its peers in the Arab world.
8. Kuwait: Kuwait is the last Arab country who made it in the top 100 list of this report. Yet, it ranked 8th among its peers in the Arab world. (Shutterstock)
9. Jordan: Although Jordan is one of the top 10 Arab countries in the Arab world in terms of ease of doing business, it didn’t make it among the top 100 globally as it ranked 103rd globally.
9. Jordan: Although Jordan is one of the top 10 Arab countries in the Arab world in terms of ease of doing business, it didn’t make it among the top 100 globally as it ranked 103rd globally. (Shutterstock)
10. Palestine (West Bank and Gaza): Despite the economic and political challenges that Palestine faces, it made it to the list by ranking 114th globally.
10. Palestine (West Bank and Gaza): Despite the economic and political challenges that Palestine faces, it made it to the list by ranking 114th globally. (Shutterstock)