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List of Indicators


Here below we provide in a summary format the full list of investment climate indicators included in the database. For a more detailed presentation, please refer to the section Definitions of Indicators. When selecting indicators in the Query section, you may get additional information by double clicking on any selected indicator.

  

Indicator

Code

Surface Area (square kilometers)

LAN#

Population (000's)

POP#

Population Growth (%)

POP%

GDP (US$ million)

GDP$

GDP Growth (%)

GDP%

GNI per Capita (US$)

GNI$

Agriculture (% of GDP)

AGR%

Manufacturing (% of GDP)

MAN%

Industry (% of GDP)

IND%

Services (% of GDP)

SER%

Exports of Goods and Services (% of GDP)

EXP%

Import of Goods and Services (% of GDP)

IMP%

Current Account Balance (% of GDP)

CAC%

FDI Stock (US$ million)

FDS$

FDI Flows (US$ million)

FDF$

Inflation - Average Consumer Prices (annual % change)

INF%

Government Cash Surplus/Deficit (% of GDP)

BUD%

Central Government Debt, Total (% of GDP)

DEB%

Official exchange rate (LCU per US$, period average)

EXCH

Real Effective Exchange Rate Index (2000 = 100)

RERI

Enterprises ceasing their activity during the year (% of all the firms registered at the beginning of the year)

MOR%

Enterprises ceasing their activity during the year (% of all the firms registered at the beginning of the year) - Low value

MOR%<

Enterprises ceasing their activity during the year (% of all the firms registered at the beginning of the year) - High value

MOR%>

Global Competitiveness Index - Rank

GCIR

Global Competitiveness Index - Score

GCIS

Ease of Doing Business Index - Rank

EDBR

Corruption Perception Index - Rank

CPIR

Corruption Perception Index - Score

CPIS

Economic Freedom Index - Rank

EFIR

Economic Freedom Index - Score

EFIS

COFACE Business Climate - Rating

COBR

Logistics Performance Index - Rank

LPIR

Logistics Performance Index - Score

LPIS

Inward FDI Performance Index - Rank

FDPR

Inward FDI Potential Index - Rank

FDOR

S&P - Rating

S&PR

Moody's - Rating

MOOR

Fitch - Rating

FITR

OECD Consensus - Category

OECD

COFACE Country Risk - Rating

COCR

% of Firms Identifying Access to Finance as the Main Obstacle

MFIN

% of Firms Identifying Access to Land as the Main Obstacle

MLAN

% of Firms Identifying Licenses & Permits as the Main Obstacle

MPER

% of Firms Identifying Corruption as the Main Obstacle

MCOR

% of Firms Identifying the Legal System/Conflict Resolution as the Main Obstacle

MLEG

% of Firms Identifying Crime, Theft & Disorder as the Main Obstacle

MCRI

% of Firms Identifying Customs & Trade Regulations as the Main Obstacle

MCUS

% of Firms Identifying Electricity as the Main Obstacle

MELE

% of Firms Identifying the Inadequately Educated Workforce as the Main Obstacle

MEDU

% of Firms Identifying Labor Regulations as the Main Obstacle

MLAB

% of Firms Identifying Political Instability as the Main Obstacle

MPOL

% of Firms Identifying Anti-competitive or Informal Practices as the Main Obstacle

MINF

% of Firms Identifying Tax Administration as the Main Obstacle

MADM

% of Firms Identifying Tax Rates as the Main Obstacle

MTAX

% of Firms Identifying Transportation as the Main Obstacle

MTRA

Incidence of Violent Crime (intentional homicides per 100,000)

CRI#

% of Firms Paying for Security

%SEC

Security Costs (% of Sales)

SEC%

Losses Due to Theft, Robbery, Vandalism, and Arson Against the Firm (% of Sales)

THE%

% of Firms Identifying Crime, Theft and Disorder as Major Constraints

%CRI

Duration of a Court Case (days)

COU#

Cost of Court Case (% of Claim)

COU%

Availability of Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms (Score)

ADRS

% of Firms Expected to Pay Informal Payment to Public Officials to Get Things Done

%PAY

% of Firms Identifying Functioning of the Courts as a Major Constraint

%COU

% of Firms Identifying Corruption as a Major Constraint

%COR

Degree of transparency in public procurement

PROC

Senior Management Time Spent in Dealing with Requirements of Government Regulation (% of total)

TIM%

Time required to establish a business (days)

EST#

Time to obtain a construction permit (days)

CON#

Time to register a property (days)

REG#

% of Firms Identifying Business Licensing and Permits as a Major Constraint

%LIC

Average MFN Tariff Rate (simple average, %)

MFN%

Average Time to Clear Exports through Customs (days)

EXP#

Average Time to Clear Imports from Customs (days)

IMP#

% of Firms that Trade Identifying Customs & Trade Regulations as a Major Constraint

%CUS

Profit Tax (%)

PRT%

Other Taxes (%)

OTT%

Social Contributions (%)

SOC%

Average number of visits or required meetings with tax officials

VIS#

% of Firms Identifying Tax Rates as a Major Constraint

%TAX

% of Firms Identifying Tax Administration as a Major Constraint

%ADM

Domestic credit to private sector (% of GDP)

CRE%

Bank non performing loans to total gross loans (%)

DEF%

Real Interest Rate (%)

INT%

Average Interest Spread (%)

SPR%

% of Firms Identifying Access to Finance as a Major Constraint

%FIN

% of Firms with Line of Credit or Loan from Financial Institutions

%LOA

Literacy Rate - Adult (%)

LIT%

School Enrollment - Secondary (% gross)

EN2%

School Enrollment - Tertiary (% gross)

EN3%

% of Firms Identifying Labor Skill Level as a Major Constraint

%SKI

Cost of Firing Workers (Weeks of salary)

WEE#

% of Firms Identifying Labor Regulations as a Major Constraint

%LAR

Road Network (km)

ROA#

Paved Roads (% of total)

PAV%

Mobile Phone Subscribers (per 100 people)

MOB#

Telephone Mainlines (per 100 people)

TEL#

Number of Power Outages in a Typical Month

POW#

Number of Incidents of Water Insufficiency in a Typical Month

WAT#

% of Firms Identifying Transportation as a Major Constraint

%TRA

% of Firms Identifying Electricity as a Major Constraint

%ELE

Delay in Obtaining a Mainline Telephone Connection (days)

TCO#

Status and Importance of Investment Promotion Agency (Score)

IPAS

Existence and Effectiveness of Investment-related Inter-service Coordinating Mechanisms (Score)

COOS

Existence and Effectiveness of Coordinating Mechanisms with Private Sector (Score)

COPS

Geographical Presence of IPA (Score)

GEOS

Number of Investment Treaties Signed (total at year end)

BIT#

Number of Double Taxation Treaties Signed (total at year end)

DTT#

Labor Cost - Unskilled Workers (US$/year)

UNS$

Labor cost - Unskilled worker (US$/year) - Low value

UNS$<

Labor cost - Unskilled worker (US$/year) - High value

UNS$>

Labor Cost - Skilled Workers (US$/year)

SKI$

Labor cost - Skilled worker (US$/year) - Low value

SKI$<

Labor cost - Skilled worker (US$/year) - High value

SKI$>

Labor Cost - Professionals/Technical Workers (US$/year)

PRO$

Labor cost – Professional / technical worker (US$/year) - Low value

PRO$<

Labor cost – Professional / technical worker (US$/year) - High value

PRO$>

Cost of Electricity (US$/kwh)

ELE$

Cost of Water (US$/m3)

WAT$

Price basket for mobile (US$ per month)

MOB$

Price basket for residential fixed line  (US$ per month)

TEL$

Cost to export (US$ per container)

EXP$

Cost to import (US$ per container)

IMP$

Pump price for diesel fuel (US$ per liter)

DIE$

Pump price for gasoline (US$ per liter)

GAS$

Land rent (US$/sqm/year)

LAR$

Land rent (US$/sqm/year) - Low value

LAR$<

Land rent (US$/sqm/year) - High value

LAR$>

Land price (US$/sqm)

LAP$

Land price (US$/sqm) - Low value

LAP$<

Land price (US$/sqm) - High value

LAP$>

Housing cost - Rent (US$/sqm/year)

HOR$

Housing cost - Rent (US$/sqm/year) – Low value

HOR$<

Housing cost - Rent (US$/sqm/year) – High value

HOR$>

Housing cost - Purchase (US$/sqm)

HOP$

Housing cost - Purchase (US$/sqm) – Low value

HOP$<

Housing cost - Purchase (US$/sqm) – High value

HOP$>

Prime Lending Rate (%)

PRI%

Maximum Lending Rate (%)

MAX%