Time to start new business reached 32.0 days in 2018 in Zimbabwe, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 47.5 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, time to start new business in Zimbabwe reached an all time high of 132 days in 2003 and an all time low of 32.0 days in 2018. When compared to Zimbabwe's main peers, time to start new business in Botswana amounted to 48.0 days, 17.0 days in Mozambique, 40.0 days in South Africa and 8.50 days in Zambia in 2018.
Zimbabwe has been ranked 33rd within the group of 173 countries we follow in terms of time to start new business, 20 places behind 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|
|Dem. Republic of the Congo||days||58.5||31.5||16.5||11.5||11.5|