Foreign direct investment in Southeast Asia: - Regional Office China

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Foreign direct investment in Southeast Asia: - Regional Office China

Appendix I - Doing Business in ASEAN Indicators 200592VariableBrunei Cambodia Indonesia LaoTimor Regional OECDMalaysia Myanmar Philippines Singapore Thailand VietnamPDR Leste Average AverageEconomy Characteristics 2004:Region: East Asia & PacificGNI per capita (US$) NA 310 810 320 3.780 NA 1.080 21.230 2.190 480 NA 5.464 25.773Informal economy (% GNI, 2003) NA NA 19.4 NA 31.1 NA 43.4 13.1 52.6 15.6 NA 24.3 16.8Population (millions) NA 13.4 214.5 5.7 24.8 NA 81.5 4.3 62.0 81.3 NA 139.5 41.5Starting a Business (2004):Number of procedures NA 11 12 9 9 NA 11 7 8 11 NA 8 6Time (days) NA 94 151 198 30 NA 50 8 33 56 NA 52 25Cost (% of income per capita) NA 480.1 130.7 18.5 25.1 NA 19.5 1.2 6.7 28.6 NA 47.1 8.0Min. capital (% of income percapita)NA 394.0 125.6 28.5 0.0 NA 2.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 NA 100.5 44.1Hiring and Firing Workers (2004):Difficulty of Hiring Index NA 33 61 11 0 NA 22 0 67 44 NA 20.6 26.2Rigidity of Hours Index NA 80 40 60 0 NA 60 0 40 40 NA 30 50Difficulty of Firing Index NA 30 70 80 10 NA 40 0 20 70 NA 22.7 26.8Rigidity of Employment Index NA 48 57 50 3 NA 41 0 42 51 NA 24.4 34.4Firing costs (weeks of wages) NA 39 157 185 74 NA 90 4 47 98 NA 53 40.4Registering Property (2004):Number of procedures NA 7 6 9 4 NA 8 3 2 5 NA 4 4Time (days) NA 56 33 135 143 NA 33 9 2 78 NA 51 34Cost (% of property per capita) NA 4.1 11.0 1.1 2.2 NA 5.7 2.7 6.3 5.5 NA 4.3 4.9Getting Credit (2004):Cost to create collateral (% ofincome per capita) NA 0.0 2.5 3.8 3.2 NA 8.3 0.3 1.1 2.0 NA 1.9 5.2Legal Rights Index NA 4 5 2 8 NA 5 10 5 4 NA 5.4 6.3

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