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The pointer to the newspaper article in the previous comment is indeed telling a lot about the use and misuse of indicators and rankings. In fact the recent edition of the Doing Business clearly states: "Doing Business does not measure all aspects of the business environment that matter to firms or investors - or all factors that affect competitiveness. It does not, for example, measure security, macroeconomic stability, corruption, the labor skills of the population, the underlying strength of institutions or the quality of infrastructure. Nor does it focus on regulations specific to foreign investment." (p. vi) So, as we all know we have to be careful about interpreting rankings. I don't want to spoil the party for Rwanda but regarding the above mentioned limitations of the Doing Business from my point of view being "Top reformer" in the Doing Business report is not telling much. For those interested in a short analysis of the flaws of Doing Business let me refer to one of my own pieces: "Seven theses on Doing Business", available at