The World Bank has published its global Doing Business raking for 2017 and its report on Sudan. This annual survey is based on the following ten factors: starting a business, dealing with construction permits, getting electricity, registering property, getting credit, protecting minority investors, paying taxes, trading across borders, enforcing contracts, and resolving insolvency. It then provides an overall score for these factors.
Out of 190 economies surveyed for 2017, Sudan scored number 168 on the overall ease of doing business, a drop of four places from its rank in 2016. This compares with a score of 159 for Ethiopia and 186 for South Sudan.