Time to start new business reached 7.00 days in 2018 in Dem. Republic of the Congo, according to the National Statistical Office. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, time to start new business in Dem. Republic of the Congo reached an all time high of 167 days in 2003 and an all time low of 7.00 days in 2017. When compared to Dem. Republic of the Congo's main peers, time to start new business in Angola amounted to 36.0 days, 22.0 days in Central African Republic, 49.5 days in Congo and 8.50 days in Zambia in 2018.
Dem. Republic of the Congo has been ranked 124th within the group of 173 countries we follow in terms of time to start new business, 115 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.