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Economy > Tax > Average time to clear customs > Days: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Average time to clear customs is the number of days to clear an imported good through customs.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Angola 16.49 days 2006
2 Guyana 13.87 days 2004
3 India 13.58 days 2006
4 Bolivia 10.43 days 2006
5 Cape Verde 10 days 2006
6 Pakistan 8.88 days 2002
7 Algeria 8.6 days 2002
8 Bangladesh 8.27 days 2002
9 Brazil 7.85 days 2003
10 Russia 7.18 days 2005
11 Rwanda 6.67 days 2006
12 Portugal 6.56 days 2005
13 Colombia 6.55 days 2006
14 Lebanon 6.43 days 2006
15 Benin 6.31 days 2004
=16 Cambodia 6.16 days 2003
=16 China 6.16 days 2003
18 Kazakhstan 6.03 days 2005
19 North Korea 5.98 days 2005
20 Ecuador 5.94 days 2003
21 Senegal 5.89 days 2003
22 Slovakia 5.78 days 2005
23 Mali 5.77 days 2003
24 Syria 5.62 days 2003
25 Guinea-Bissau 5.58 days 2006
26 Armenia 5.51 days 2005
27 Philippines 5.37 days 2003
28 Panama 4.98 days 2006
29 The Gambia 4.95 days 2006
30 Greece 4.92 days 2005
31 Egypt 4.78 days 2004
32 Tanzania 4.77 days 2006
33 Tajikistan 4.75 days 2005
34 Uzbekistan 4.71 days 2005
35 Turkey 4.48 days 2005
36 Mexico 4.47 days 2006
37 Argentina 4.46 days 2006
38 Burundi 4.44 days 2006
39 Paraguay 4.43 days 2006
=40 Cameroon 4.28 days 2006
=40 Kenya 4.28 days 2003
=42 Jamaica 4.25 days 2005
=42 South Africa 4.25 days 2003
44 Ethiopia 4.23 days 2002
45 Kyrgyzstan 4.13 days 2005
46 Peru 4.12 days 2006
47 Guinea 4.11 days 2006
48 Germany 4.02 days 2005
49 Niger 4 days 2005
50 Chile 3.95 days 2004
51 Ukraine 3.89 days 2005
52 Mauritania 3.86 days 2006
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 3.71 days 2005
53 Spain 3.68 days 2005
54 Democratic Republic of the Congo 3.6 days 2006
55 Mongolia 3.5 days 2004
56 Malawi 3.46 days 2005
57 Oman 3.44 days 2003
58 Georgia 3.43 days 2005
59 Indonesia 3.38 days 2003
60 Hungary 3.33 days 2005
61 Mauritius 3.3 days 2005
Eastern Europe average (profile) 3.21 days 2005
62 Eritrea 3.2 days 2002
63 Burkina Faso 3.13 days 2006
64 Sri Lanka 3.11 days 2004
65 Poland 3.1 days 2005
66 Uganda 2.91 days 2006
67 Madagascar 2.89 days 2005
68 Slovenia 2.85 days 2005
69 Costa Rica 2.83 days 2005
70 Belarus 2.79 days 2005
71 Czech Republic 2.69 days 2005
72 Ireland 2.62 days 2005
73 Moldova 2.61 days 2005
74 Romania 2.59 days 2005
75 Vietnam 2.51 days 2005
76 Lesotho 2.31 days 2003
77 Croatia 2.03 days 2005
78 Bosnia and Herzegovina 2 days 2005
79 Morocco 1.97 days 2004
=80 Swaziland 1.93 days 2006
=80 Guatemala 1.93 days 2003
82 Lithuania 1.81 days 2005
83 Azerbaijan 1.74 days 2005
84 Estonia 1.7 days 2005
85 Latvia 1.68 days 2005
86 Bulgaria 1.67 days 2005
87 Uruguay 1.65 days 2006
88 Zambia 1.61 days 2002
89 Honduras 1.55 days 2003
90 Nicaragua 1.49 days 2003
91 El Salvador 1.47 days 2003
92 Albania 1.36 days 2005
=93 Thailand 1.34 days 2004
=93 Namibia 1.34 days 2006
95 Botswana 1.23 days 2006

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Tax > Average time to clear customs > Days. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Tax/Average-time-to-clear-customs/Days

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Interesting observations about Economy > Tax > Average time to clear customs > Days

All of the top 6 countries by tax > average time to clear customs > days are Hot countries.
All of the top 2 countries by tax > average time to clear customs > days are Sparsely populated.
Angola ranked first for tax > average time to clear customs > days amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2006.
Bolivia ranked first for tax > average time to clear customs > days amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2006.
India ranked first for tax > average time to clear customs > days amongst Emerging markets in 2006.
2 of the top 3 countries by tax > average time to clear customs > days are Former British Colonies'.
38 of the bottom 60 countries by tax > average time to clear customs > days are Christian.
Brazil ranked third for tax > average time to clear customs > days amongst Catholic countries in 2003.
Guyana ranked first for tax > average time to clear customs > days amongst Latin America and Caribbean in 2004.
Algeria ranked first for tax > average time to clear customs > days amongst Former French colonies in 2002.

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