Q. Which of the following parameter is NOT part of Ease of Doing Business of World Bank?

[A] Energy Efficiency

[B] Getting Electricity

[C] Trading across borders

[D] Paying taxes

Answer: A

Doing Business report, an annual publication (since 2004) of the World Bank Group ranks the countries of the world on the basis of their ‘regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it’. Popularly known as the ‘ease of doing business report’, it measures regulations affecting 11 areas of the life of a business: 

  • Starting a business, 
  • Dealing with construction permits, 
  • Getting electricity, 
  • Registering property, 
  • Getting credit, 
  • Protecting minority investors, 
  • Paying taxes, 
  • Trading across borders, 
  • Enforcing contracts, 
  • Resolving insolvency, and 
  • Labour market regulation. 

Source: The Hindu