The most and least affordable countries for starting a business, mapped

The United Arab Emirates is the most costly nation to begin a business, with start-up costs of $7,443.51. While starting a new business is least affordable in Congo, where $1,232 in fees equates to 2,554% of the average monthly income. Contrary in Kazakhstan, it takes just 2% of the average monthly payment ($12 against $531) to start a business.

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