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According to the 2009 World Bank report on doing business in Malawi, the following are the results per ranking listing the overall “Ease of Doing Business� out of the 181 economies with the ranking shown by categories. Category

Ranking in 2009

Overall Doing Business in Africa 134 Starting a Business

122

Dealing with Licenses

156

Employing Workers

96

Registering Property

96

Getting Credit

84

Protecting Investors

70

Paying Taxes

58

Trading Across Borders

167

Enforcing Contracts

138

Closing a Business

135

DID YOU KNOW THAT It requires 10 procedures, takes 37 days, and costs 188.68% GNI per capita to start a business in Malawi. List of Procedures: 1. Initiate a names search 2. Register at the Ministry of Justice 3. Register for payment of income taxes 4. Obtain a seal 5. City assembly license application 6. City inspection of premises 7. Pay city license fee 8. Apply for registration of workplace 9. Inspection by the Occupational Safety, Health and the Welfare Department 10. Register for PAYE More details are available in the appendix.


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