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The Best Countries to Start a Business  

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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.
list ordered by
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Germany is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Berlin
2
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Copenhagen
3
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Amsterdam
4
Estonia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Tallinn
5
Finland is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Helsinki
6
Austria is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Vienna
7
Australia is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Canberra
8
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
9
Spain is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Madrid
10
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
City of Brussels
11
Slovakia is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Bratislava
12
Latvia is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Riga
13
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
14
Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Luxembourg
15
Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Ljubljana
16
Cyprus is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Nicosia
17
Greece is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
PanagiotisStavropoulos added Athens
18
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Stockholm
19
England is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
London
20
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Lisbon
21
Norway is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Oslo
22
Canada is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Ottawa
23
Italy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Rome
24
Lithuania is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Vilnius
25
France is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Countries to Start a Business
Paris