The index provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement across 190 economies and selected cities at the sub-national and regional level. By gathering and analysing comprehensive quantitative data to compare business regulation environments across economies and over time, doing business encourages economies to compete towards more efficient regulation as well as offering measurable benchmarks for reform.
South Africa was added to the index in 2008 where it secured its place in the top 50. The index is coming at a time where world economies are being challenged by Covid-19 worldwide.
The webinar, under the theme Ease of Doing Business: South Africa’s Global Competitiveness in Focus
, will highlight the on-going successes of South Africa’s national reform efforts and unveil the newly launched Doing Business and Investment promotion website.
Panellists include Commissioner Rory Voller from the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC), Dr Rebone, Mr Mark Kingon from South African Revenue Service (Sars), Adv. Toto Fiduli from the South African Council for The Architectural Profession (Sacap) and Ms Amolemo Mothagae from City of Joburg amongst others. Details of the event are as follows:
Date: Tuesday, 8 June 2021
Time: 2pm – 4.30pm