The World Bank Enterprise Surveys (WBES) team has released new survey data for Central African Republic (ES, Micro, Informal), El Salvador, and Montenegro. In addition to the questions included in all standard WBES, these surveys have additional questions on infrastructure, trade, government regulations, finance, labor, and other topics.
The Informal Sector Enterprise Survey in Central African Republic covers 2 cities, Bangui and Berberati.
The WBES team has also released new follow-up survey data for Pakistan. The previously published WBES were updated to include additional questions, with the corresponding sampling weights.
Panel data for Sierra Leone 2009-2017-2023 is also available on the data portal.
This report presents the findings of Enterprise Surveys conducted in eight economies in the region in 2013 and 2014: Djibouti, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia, the West Bank and Gaza, and Yemen. By analyzing detailed information on more than 6,000 private firms in the manufacturing and services sectors, the report provides fine-grained insights into the key drivers of firms’ performance and the major challenges of the business environment in which they operate.
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The Enterprise Surveys implemented in European and Central Asian countries are also known as Business Environment and Enterprise Performance Surveys (BEEPS) and are jointly conducted by the World Bank Group, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the European Investment Bank (EIB), and the European Commission (EC). Enterprise Surveys in Latin America are jointly funded with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). Enterprise Surveys in the Middle East and North Africa are jointly funded with EBRD and the EIB. In the past, other institutions have contributed to the Enterprise Surveys: the UK's Department for International Development(DFID) in South Asia and a subset of African countries, the Dutch Good Growth Fund (DGGF) in a subset of francophone West African countries (DGGF), and COMPETE Caribbean in the Caribbean.