The index is calculated based on regulatory framework for tourism; business environment and infrastructure; and human, cultural and natural resources.
Uganda and Zambia cheerfully open their doors to almost anyone who wants to set up shop, by contrast, foreign ownership of businesses is rare and limited in Zimbabwe and Libya.
Being landlocked is a big disadvantage here: exporting a container from Chad and Central African Republic will set you back more than $5,000. It is cheapest in Sao Tome & Principe, at $700.
Being landlocked is a big disadvantage here: importing will cost you more than $6,000 per container in Chad, and more than $5,000 in Central African Republic and Rwanda.
In DR Congo, starting a business will take you at least five months; in Sao Tome & Principe, Equatorial Guinea and Angola, it is in the region of four months. By contrast, in Tunisia it will take you just 11 days