No. 2 Most Difficult Market to Enter in the World?

China is considered the No. 1 most difficult market to enter and the United States is No. 2 despite attractive growth opportunities.  That's according to a new global report by international legal practice Allen & Overy.
The United States ranks third globally for growth opportunities behind China and India, but second behind China for perceived barriers to entry.
 Read the entire report here.

Results run counter to the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business Rankings which shows the United States No. 4.  Once you break into the market, one could say it's easy to do business in USA?

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