Time to Start New Business fell 33.3% to 8.00 days in Tunisia in 2018

Time to Start New Business (days)
Economy | Tunisia | May 17, 2019
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Time to start new business reached 8.00 days in 2018 in Tunisia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 33.3 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, time to start new business in Tunisia reached an all time high of 12.0 days in 2003 and an all time low of 8.00 days in 2018. When compared to Tunisia's main peers, time to start new business in Algeria amounted to 17.5 days, 6.00 days in Italy, 35.0 days in Libya and 16.0 days in Malta in 2018.

Tunisia has been ranked 121st within the group of 173 countries we follow in terms of time to start new business, 11 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

The time required to start a business is the number of calendar days needed to complete the procedures to legally operate a business.

Time to Start New Business Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Algeria days 22.0 22.0 20.0 18.0 18.0
Austria days 25.0 25.0 22.0 22.0 21.0
Chad days 60.0 60.0 60.0 60.0 60.0
Egypt days 12.5 12.5 12.5 16.5 16.5
France days 6.50 6.50 4.50 4.00 3.50
Greece days 11.0 14.0 13.0 13.0 13.0
Italy days 7.50 7.50 6.50 6.00 6.00
Libya days ... ... 35.0 35.0 35.0 35.0 35.0
Malta days ... 38.5 38.5 33.5 28.0 26.0
Morocco days 12.0 11.5 11.5 10.5 10.0
Slovenia days 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00
Spain days 30.0 24.0 14.0 14.0 13.0
Switzerland days 18.0 18.0 10.0 10.0 10.0
Tunisia days 12.0 12.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
Turkey days 10.5 10.5 11.0 11.0 10.0