Uzbekistan ranked 99th among 153 countries in the ranking of the best countries for business, which was published by the Forbes (the United States).
The magazine evaluated 153 countries on 15 criteria: ownership, innovation, taxation, technology, level of corruption, freedom (personal, commercial and financial), bureaucracy and investor protection.
Forbes magazine used the data of Freedom House, Heritage Foundation, Property Rights Alliance, UN, Transparency International, World Bank, Aon and Marsh & McLennan companies, as well as the World Economic Forum.
Uzbekistan took 99th place in the list. Kazakhstan is on the 65th place, Tajikistan – 108th and Kyrgyzstan – 123rd place. Turkmenistan was not included in the list.