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Saudi Arabia
Doing Business
Doing Business 2020 Rank
Doing Business 2020 Score
Doing Business 2019 Score
Change in Score (% points)

Saudi Arabia is ranked 62 among 190 economies in the ease of doing business, according to the latest World Bank annual ratings in 2020. The rank of Saudi Arabia improved to 62 in 2020 from 92 in 2019.

Saudi Arabia is ranked 4 among 20 economies (Middle East & North Africa) in the ease of doing business according to the latest World Bank annual ratings.

Topics 2020 Score 2020 Rank Change in Score(Points)
Starting a Business 93.1 38 13
Dealing with Construction Permits 78.3 28 1.6
Getting Electricity 91.8 18 11.9
Registering Property 84.5 19 0.4
Getting Credit 60 80 15
Protecting Minority Investors 86 3 6
Paying Taxes 80.5 57 5.5
Trading Across Borders 76 86 21.7
Enforcing Contracts 65.3 51 1.9
Resolving Insolvency 0 168 0

*Note: The ease of doing business score captures the gap of each economy from the best regulatory performance observed on each of the indicators across all economies in the Doing Business sample since 2005. An economy’s ease of doing business score is reflected on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 represents the lowest and 100 represents the best performance. The ease of doing business ranking ranges from 1 to 190

Doing Business
Facts & Figures:
Middle East & North Africa
High income
GNI per Capita
20,080 USD
City Covered

Source: World Bank

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