The World Bank Group thanked Sayat Zholshy & Partners for their valuable contribution to the annual report Doing Business 2017: Equal Opportunity for All

SZP team headed by Managing Partner Vitaliy Vodolazkin once again received from the World Bank Group the certificate of appreciation for their valuable contribution to the annual reportDoing Business 2017: Equal Opportunity for All.

TheDoing Business 2017Report states that Europe and Central Asia has consistently been the region with the highest average number of reforms per economy; and are included in the distance to frontier score or ease of doing business ranking.  The Report also notes that Kazakhstan, Georgia, Belarus and Serbia are among the top ten improvers of business environment judging by the number of implemented reforms.  For the second year in a row Kazakhstan, who implemented seven reforms over the last year, becomes a global leader on the total count of reforms.

Doing Business 2017:Equal Opportunity for All, a World Bank Group flagship publication, is the 14th in a series of annual reports measuring the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. Doing Businesspresents quantitative indicators on business regulations and the protection of property rights that can be compared across 190 economies—from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe - and over time.

According to the publication, Kazakhstan now ranks 35 in the ease of doing business ranking, moving up 16 places from last year’s ranking.