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The world's 10 toughest countries in which to do business

CNBC Logo By Anmar Frangoul, special to CNBC.com of CNBC | Slide 1 of 11: Vendors sit in an outdoor market in the Angolan city of Lubango

189 countries ranked

Setting up and running a business can be stressful at the best of times. But extreme problems or circumstances such as war, endemic corruption or widespread poverty are enough to deter the keenest of entrepreneurs.

Click ahead for CNBC.com's look at the world's most difficult countries in which to do business, based on the World Bank's report, "Doing Business 2015." The report ranks 189 countries for ease of doing business, using criteria such as 'getting electricity' and 'getting credit.'

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