Cobzac & Partners contributed to the Doing Business 2021 research

For the eighth year in a row, Cobzac & Partners contributed to the Doing Business research, launched with the support of the World Bank Group.

In gratitude for the time and effort in answering questions that inform the development of Doing Business indicators, in 2021 the Doing Business team granted Cobzac & Partners Certificates of Appreciation. 

The Doing Business team assesses our contribution as valuable and essential to ensure data quality.

Before the Doing Business 2021 report launches, the data collection for the Doing Business 2022 report will begin, in which Cobzac & Partners also has been invited to participate. 

As the Doing Business team claims in the „Doing Business 2020: Comparing Business Regulation in 190 Economies - Economy Profile of Moldova” report, the project provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement across 190 economies and selected cities at the subnational and regional level. 

The project, launched in 2002, looks at domestic small and medium-size companies and measures the regulations applying to them through their life cycle.

Doing Business captures several important dimensions of the regulatory environment as it applies to local firms. It provides quantitative indicators on regulation for starting a business, dealing with construction permits, getting electricity, registering property, getting credit, protecting minority investors, paying taxes, trading across borders, enforcing contracts and resolving insolvency. also measures features of employing workers. Although does not present rankings of economies on the employing workers indicators or include the topic in the aggregate ease of doing business score or ranking on the ease of doing business, it does present the data for these indicators.

By gathering and analyzing comprehensive quantitative data to compare business regulation environments across economies and over time, encourages economies to compete towards more efficient regulation; offers measurable benchmarks for reform; and serves as a resource for academics, journalists, private sector researchers and others interested in the business climate of each economy. 

In addition, offers detailed, which exhaustively cover business regulation and reform in different cities and regions within a nation. These studies provide data on the ease of doing business, rank each location, and recommend reforms to improve performance in each of the indicator areas. Selected cities can compare their business regulations with other cities in the economy or region and with the 190 economies that has ranked.