Sub-Saharan Africa sets another record for number of business reforms

Sub-Saharan African countries have set a new record, for the second consecutive year, for the number of business reforms undertaken during 2016/17, a new World Bank report shows. The ‘Doing Business 2018: Reforming to Create Jobs’ report, now in its fifteenth year, reported that 83 business reforms had been undertaken across sub-Saharan Africa in the past year, up from 81 the year before.