Peru has been ranked as the second easiest place in Latin America and the Caribbean to do business, according to a new report from the International Finance Corporation and the World Bank.
The ‘Doing Business 2012’ report found that Peru, which ranks 41st in the world among 183 countries, strengthened investor protections and abolished the start-up capital requirement for small businesses.
Chile, Peru, Colombia and Mexico remain in the lead in improving business regulations in the region, with new technologies playing a key role in improving transparency and access to information across the region.
The report shows Chile as the regional leader in the ease of doing business, ranking 39th globally.
Colombia is among the top 12 economies worldwide that have improved the ease of doing business the most in 2010/2011. Colombia, ranked 42nd, made it easier to start a business, pay taxes, and resolve insolvency.
Over the past six years, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru have been among the 40 economies worldwide that have done the most to improve their regulatory environments for entrepreneurs.

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