The Andean nation wants to join OECD's corporate governance committee as an observer.
Transactional Track Record reported a significant decline in deal values in 2017 compared to the year before, though venture capital transactions bucked the trend with a healthy expansion.
The head of the country's central bank says the World Bank's Doing Business ranking is aimed more at policymakers than investors.
The surge in remittances in El Salvador stemmed from a stronger US economy as well as widespread fears over US immigration policy. The new data comes a week after the US has announced the end of protected status for some 200,000 Salvadorans.