doing business

What are the Best Places for Doing Business in the Caribbean?

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The World Bank has released its 2016 Doing Business report, and there’s a familiar place at the top of the Caribbean region: Puerto Rico. The US Caribbean territory is ranked 57th in the world for …

Making Caribbean Business Better

 By Paul HayCJ Contributor “With the widening of the Panama Canal and construction of a second canal in Nicaragua, a significant increase in trade and investment can be expected in the Caribbean Basin. So, improving competitiveness of local firms is …

Why Caribbean Business Needs Reform

 By Paul HayCJ Contributor Doing Business 2015: Going Beyond Efficiency is the 12th in the series of long-standing co-publications of the World Bank and International Financial Corporation which ranks the global competitiveness of nations annually. In this publication, 189 economies …

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 Above: downtown Nassau, Bahamas (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Paying business taxes takes a long time, no matter where you are in the world. In the United Arab Emirates, it takes about 12 hours every year — that’s the …

 Above: Kingston (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Continuing our look at the 2015 Doing Business Report, we looked this week at how long it takes to start a business in the Caribbean. The report’s “starting a business” rankings …

 Above: San Juan, Puerto Rico (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff What’s the best island in the Caribbean for ease of doing business? According to the newest edition of the World Bank’s annual Doing Business report, it’s Puerto Rico …

 By Dennis ChungCJ Contributor AS I stated in my last article, I believe that Jamaica can start seeing positive economic and social development with the current set of legislative and fiscal reforms we are seeing. However, for this to happen …

 Above: Puerto Rico (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico and St Lucia are the best places in the Caribbean for doing business, according to the World Bank’s annual Doing Business report, which ranks countries around the world …

 By Paul HayOp-Ed Contributor In the “Competitiveness of Small Nations: What matters?”, Densil Williams and Beverly Morgan analyze the competitive performance of Singapore, Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago under the “Global Competitiveness Report” over a period spanning 2004/5 to 2010/11. …