Georgia Leader in Business Friendly Changes

Ex-Soviet state has limited government spending and made it easier to open businesses


For a decade, the World Bank has tracked the conditions faced by business around the globe and measured which countries were getting better at things like granting permits, providing electricity and generally making it easier to start or run a company.

The reform champ?

The former Soviet state of Georgia – with Rwanda, Colombia, China and Poland all earning runner-up mentions for a steady pace of business friendly change in recent years.