通过加强监管实现更快增长

华盛顿—印度总理莫迪在竞选期间承诺改进治国之道。自5月开始执政以来,他一直在努力兑现承诺。最近他宣布希望改进印度在世界银行《营商环境》调查中的排位。该调查评估189个国家的监管气候。莫迪的目标是让印度进入前50名——这是一个宏伟目标,因为目前印度只排在第142名。

减少官僚繁文缛节有助于营造企业家精神和活力文化。但构建有效监管和执法基础设施也同样重要,特别是在消费者难以评估产品价值和潜在风险的领域。

不论在什么国家——发展中国家尤其如此——鲁棒的监管体系都是建立市场信心的关键。消费者需要知道他们吃的食物、开的汽车和服用的药品是安全的。对地方产品的信心可以提振国内消费,让出口品在外国市场更具吸引力。

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