Suriname’s economy has been dominated by the mineral and energy sectors (gold, oil, and alumina) which account for approximately 30% of GDP. Overall, the medium-term economic outlook for Suriname is favorable.
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Doing Business 2011: making a difference
for entrepreneurs is the eighth in a series of annual
reports investigating regulations that enhance business
activity and those... Show More + that constrain it. Doing Business
presents quantitative indicators on business regulations and
the protection of property rights that can be compared
across 183 economies, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, over
time. A set of regulations affecting 9 stages of a
business's life are measured: starting a business,
dealing with construction permits, registering property,
getting credit, protecting investors, paying taxes, trading
across borders, enforcing contracts and closing a business.
Data in Doing Business 2011 are current as of June 1, 2010.
The indicators are used to analyze economic outcomes and
identify what reforms have worked, where, and why. The paper
includes the following headings: overview, starting a
business, dealing with construction permits, employing
workers, registering property, getting credit, protecting
investors, paying taxes, trading across borders, enforcing
contracts, and closing a business. Show Less -