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Ease of Doing Business: Analysis of Trade Facilitations of One Hundred Twenty-Seven Countries of the World

Tehmina Fiaz Qazi, Abdul Aziz Khan Niazi, Waheed Asghar and Abdul Basit

Journal of Accounting and Finance in Emerging Economies, 2021, vol. 7, issue 1, 65-75

Abstract: Aim of the study is to evaluate ease of doing business though analysis of trade facilitations by different countries. The scope of the study involves one hundred and twenty-seven countries of the world and uses secondary data taken from World Development Indicators (WDI) 2020. Overall design of study consists of review of literature, data extraction and analysis. This study uses Grey Relational Analysis (GRA) as research methodology. Results show that member countries of OECD performed exceptionally well, whereas, member countries of SADC have exceptionally poor performance on agenda of ease of doing business and trade facilitations. &The study is useful for existing and potential business owners/mangers, policy makers and researchers. It uses reliable country level original dataset therefore findings of the study are valuable for stakeholders.

Keywords: Business; countries; GRA; Pakistan; trade facilitation; ease of business. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2021
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DOI: 10.26710/jafee.v7i1.1531

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