Time to Start New Business remained unchanged in South Sudan in 2018

Time to Start New Business (days)
Economy | South Sudan | May 17, 2019
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Time to start new business reached 13.0 days in 2018 in South Sudan, according to the National Statistical Office. This is the same as in the previous year.

Historically, time to start new business in South Sudan reached an all time high of 14.0 days in 2012 and an all time low of 13.0 days in 2017. When compared to South Sudan's main peers, time to start new business in Central African Republic amounted to 22.0 days, 32.0 days in Ethiopia, 34.5 days in Sudan and 24.0 days in Uganda in 2018.

South Sudan has been ranked 85th within the group of 173 countries we follow in terms of time to start new business.

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
Cameroon days 16.5 16.5 16.5 16.5 16.5
Central African Republic days 22.0 22.0 22.0 22.0 22.0
Chad days 60.0 60.0 60.0 60.0 60.0
Dem. Republic of the Congo days 58.5 31.5 16.5 11.5 11.5
Egypt days 12.5 12.5 12.5 16.5 16.5
Eritrea days 84.0 84.0 84.0 84.0 84.0
Ethiopia days 40.0 39.0 39.0 35.0 35.0
Kenya days 34.0 34.0 32.0 28.0 22.0
Rwanda days 8.00 7.00 7.00 6.00 4.00
Somalia days ... ... ... ... ... 70.0 70.0
South Sudan days ... ... 14.0 14.0 14.0 14.0 14.0
Sudan days 36.5 36.5 36.5 36.5 36.5
Uganda days 29.0 28.0 28.0 27.0 26.0