Institutional Structures of Doing Business Reforms

Institutional Structures of Doing Business Reforms

The reforms are the result of joint efforts of the structures composed of partners from the public and private sectors.  These include:

  • The Decision-Making Committee of the Doing Business Reforms chaired by His Excellency the Second Vice-President of the Republic of Burundi;
  • The Executive Secretariat of the Doing Business reforms whose Executive Secretary is the Head of Human Capital Reform and Development Department at the Investment Promotion Authority;
  • Technical Working Groups around each indicator whose secretaries are the senior officers in the Department of Reforms and the Human Capital Development at the Investment Promotion Authority.

 

Key Dates

Subject

2010

  • Order n° 121 / VP / 003 of the 19th November 2010 on establishment and organization of the structures of the Doing Business reforms in Burundi.  
  • Establishment in November 2010 of a Decision-making Committee chaired by the Second Vice-President of the Republic of Burundi to steer reforms aimed at improving business climate indicators.
  • Composition of the Bureau of the Decision-making Committee;
    • His Excellence the Second Vice-President of the Republic
    • The Minister of Commerce, Industry, Posts and Tourism
    • The Minister of Finance and Economic Development Planning
    • The President of the Federal Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Burundi.
  • Setting up of the technical working groups: company registration, obtaining of building permits, transfer of property and protection of the Investors.

 

2011

  • Commencement of implementation of reforms: May 2011.
  • Establishment of technical working groups: payment of taxes, cross-border trade and resolution of insolvency.

2012

Establishment of the technical working group: Access to credit

2013

  • Order No. 121 / VP2 / 035 of the 25th April 2013 appointing the members of the Executive Secretariat of Doing Business Reforms in Burundi.
  • Establishment of the technical working group: enforcement of contracts.