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List of the Best Countries to Start a Business ranked from best to worst. What is most important to you and your business? Is it labor costs, importing and exporting capabilities or the level of difficulty in starting a new company? Different countries offer advantages and disadvantages for new businesses. Which one is the best? Vote on this list of the best countries to start a business and let us know what you think.

To this day, the United States remain a great place to start a new business. With a high level of economic integration and a relatively low start-up cost, the United States offer great resources for young companies. The American dream is still alive and well.

China offers low production costs, so if you are going to manufacture a physical product look to Asia. China also has a large population, equating to a large consumer base. Japan also provides great business opportunities and are very willing to work with other nations. The Netherlands offer business owners a great financial model with little red tape, allowing your company to thrive.

Which country is the best to start a business? Vote on this list and share any experience you have starting a business in the comments section.

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198 50
Germany is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Germany Berlin

2
176 46
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Denmark Copenhagen

3
172 52
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Netherlands Amsterdam

4
162 50
Finland is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Finland Helsinki

5
155 46
Austria is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Austria Vienna

6
155 48
Estonia is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Estonia Tallinn

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155 54
Spain is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Spain Madrid

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137 43
Australia is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Australia Canberra

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134 42
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Belgium City of Brussels

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148 51
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business

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141 51
Slovakia is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Slovakia Bratislava

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133 46
Latvia is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Latvia Riga

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126 44
Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Luxembourg Luxembourg

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118 39
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business

The Countries with the Best Quality of Life

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121 46
Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Slovenia Ljubljana

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119 47
Cyprus is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Cyprus Nicosia

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118 52
Greece is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
PanagiotisStavropoulos added Greece Athens

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154 79
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Sweden Stockholm

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112 53
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Portugal Lisbon

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118 59
England is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
England London

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150 85
Norway is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Norway Oslo

The Best Irish Beers

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126 69
Canada is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Canada Ottawa

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130 83
France is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
France Paris

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136 88
Italy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Italy Rome

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113 72
Lithuania is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Lithuania Vilnius

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117 79
Malta is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Malta Valletta

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115 79
Peru is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Peru Lima

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31 6
Ireland is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business

The Best Southeast Asian Countries to Visit

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120 84
Singapore is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Singapore Singapore

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158 118
Israel is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Israel Jerusalem

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127 91
South Africa is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
South Africa Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Pretoria

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138 101
Japan is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Japan Tokyo

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123 88
Chile is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Chile Santiago

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132 97
South Korea is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
South Korea Seoul

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116 84
Malaysia is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

The Most Beautiful Natural Wonders In The World

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Mauritius is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Mauritius Port Louis

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172 136
United States of America is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
United States of America Washington, D.C.

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126 95
Thailand is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
AndyGood added Thailand Bangkok - bangkok  

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138 108
China is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
China Beijing

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26 6
Macedonia is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business

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171 139
Iran is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
maherarash added Iran Tehran

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189 175
United Arab Emirates is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business

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183 174
Qatar is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Qatar Doha

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2 0
Taiwan is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business

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247 272
Poland is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Poland Warsaw