Puerto Rico a Challenging Place to Do Business
Created on July 27, 2015
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Puerto Rico lags significantly behind the U.S. in six of the 10 metrics the World Bank uses to rank countries in its “Doing Business” report. Overall, Puerto Rico ranks No. 47 in the world out of 189 countries while the U.S. ranks No. 7.
Source: World Bank Group, “Doing Business 2015: Going Beyond Efficiency,” October 29, 2014, Economy Rankings, http://www.doingbusiness.org/rankings (accessed July 16, 2015).
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