The research, which drew from World Bank, Heritage index and Global Trade Alert figures, also found that the United States and European Union were each responsible for more than 1,000 of the restrictions.
According to the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business ranking 2018, India’s rank with regard to property registration has gone down from 138 to 154 as full impact of RERA not yet visible in the ranking
Last week, India moved for the first time into the top 100 of World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business global rankings due to sustained business reforms over the past several years. Last year the report had ranked India at 130
Stating that the 'ease of doing business' ranking by World Bank was started in 2004, he asked which party was in power for the following 10 years
The recent policy initiatives including demonetisation and GST are driving a positive overhaul of the economy, said the executives from Nestle, Unilever, Metro AG and Tata.
The jump to 100th rank on this year's World Bank Ease of Doing Business index, from last year's 130, is the biggest by any country this year, he said while addressing the World Food India conference here.
On the first day of his three-day campaign tour of south Gujarat, Gandhi also hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the issue of black money and said demonetisation had destroyed the country's economy.
Rahul Gandhi said at a rally in Gujarat today that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley should ask small and mid-sized businessman if the ease of doing business had really improved.
In his tweets earlier in the day, Gandhi took potshots at the finance minister saying people knew the "reality" of the 'ease of doing business' but the improvement in survey rankings was a good thought to keep "Dr Jaitley" happy.
India yesterday jumped 30 places to rank 100th in the World Bank's 'ease of doing business' ranking, helped by a slew of reforms in taxation, licensing, investor protection and bankruptcy resolution.
Rahul Gandhi, Kapil Sibal and Manish Tewari took to Twitter to express their displeasure with the World Bank ranking
"Sabko maloom hai 'ease of doing business' ki hakikat, lekin khud ko khush rakhne ke liye 'Dr Jaitley' yeh khyaal acha hai (Everyone knows the truth about ease of doing business, but let Dr Jaitley keep himself happy thinking about it)," tweeted Gandhi, improvising a popular couplet by Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib.
"India performs well in the areas of protecting minority investors, getting credit and getting electricity. The country's corporate law and securities regulations have been recognised as highly advanced, placing India in the fourth place in the global ranking in protecting minority investors," the report said.
This, however, does not reflect the latest goods and services tax (GST), whose results could be reflected only in next year's ease of doing business' report. Last year, India was ranked 130th.
According to the World Bank, India's rank on 'ease of doing business' scale has risen from 130th to 100th this year, helped by a slew of reforms in taxation, licensing, investor protection and bankruptcy resolution.
Terming Jaitley the "worst finance minister" of the country, Congress's chief spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said that reports presented by "spin doctor" Jaitley would not change the reality driven by "disastrous" demonetisation and "failed" goods and services tax (GST).
Speaking on the occasion, Hisham Abdo, Operations Manager, World Bank, said that Assam aims to double farm income in the state and transform the agricultural sector into a stable source of growth and economic development.
Last year, India’s ranking improved by just one notch to 130, indicating a gap between policies and their implementation
The World Bank's 'ease of doing business' survey 2018 is slated to be released on October 31. "We have worked very hard so we are definitely expecting," DIPP Secretary Ramesh Abhishek told PTI when asked if the country's ranking would improve.
"Pakistan is facing headwinds in the external sector and a rising fiscal deficit that could put macro-economic management at risk," the Bank said, after it concluded talks with a visiting Pakistani delegation on the sidelines of the annual meeting of International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.
Pichai also unveiled a program called "Grow with Google" aimed at training Americans how to get jobs or grow their businesses. The program aims to outfit people with computer and entrepreneurial skills.
Jaitley, who is on a week-long visit to the US, is leading a high-powered Indian delegation to attend the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and the World bank.
"This is one of the great stories in human history, frankly,” Kim told reporters at the start of the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.
The World Bank yesterday forecast that India's GDP may slowdown from 8.6 percent in 2015 to 7 percent in 2017 because of disruptions by demonetisation and the GST.
The schemes -- Skills Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion (Sankalp) and Skill Strengthening for Industrial Value Enhancement (Strive) -- were approved by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here.