Barbados improves slightly in World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Ranking

  • Barbados improved slightly in the World Bank’s ease of doing business 2018 rankings. This is an improvement from the fall-off in the country’s ranking last year.
  • This year the country is ranked 129TH out of 190 economies, which is an improvement over its placement of 132 last year. This improvement in placement occurred despite the country receiving the same score of 56.78 which it received last year.
  • Barbados ranked higher than other countries such as St Vincent and the Grenadines (130); St Kitts Nevis (140); Grenada (147); Suriname (165) and Haiti (182). However, Jamaica continued to hold the number one spot in the Caribbean, ranked at 75TH, followed by St Lucia (93); Dominica (103); Trinidad and Tobago (105); Antigua and Barbuda (112) and The Bahamas (118).


Source: Barbados Today