Publish in Special Reports - Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Colombia, here represented by Medellin, has Latin America's lowest time and fewest procedures to get construction permits for a warehouse. (Photo: I.D. R.J.)
Haiti, which was hit by a massive earthquake in 2010, has a world record in time to get a construction permit. (Photo: Marco Dormino/UNDP)
The best and worst countries in Latin America for construction permits.
BY LATINVEX STAFF
When it comes to construction permits, Colombia is the best country in Latin America, according to a Latinvex analysis of the latest Doing Business report from The World Bank.
The World Bank looked at the procedures, time and costs to build a warehouse—including obtaining necessary licenses and permits, completing required notifications and inspections and obtaining utility connections.
While Colombia led in Latin American time and procedures, its cost ranks among the...
Keywords: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela
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