According to the Doing Business 2019 report published by the World Bank, Georgia ranked 6th among 190 countries in terms of simplicity of doing business.In this ranking, Georgia is ranked higher than the United States and Britain. This was an improvement over two ranks compared to last year. Currently Georgia is the highest rated country in the European and Central Asian region.
In regards to the report, Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze and World Bank’s Regional Director Mercy Tembon held a joint press conference on Thursday. As Mamuka Bakhtadze noted, promotion in such important and prestigious international ratings will help strengthen the economy of Georgia, which will ultimately be the prerequisite for overcoming poverty in the country.