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Transport > Maritime > Cost to export > US$ per container: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Cost to export (US$ per container). Cost measures the fees levied on a 20-foot container in U.S. dollars. All the fees associated with completing the procedures to export or import the goods are included. These include costs for documents, administrative fees for customs clearance and technical control, customs broker fees, terminal handling charges and inland transport. The cost measure does not include tariffs or trade taxes. Only official costs are recorded. Several assumptions are made for the business surveyed: Has 60 or more employees; Is located in the country's most populous city; Is a private, limited liability company. It does not operate within an export processing zone or an industrial estate with special export or import privileges; Is domestically owned with no foreign ownership; Exports more than 10% of its sales. Assumptions about the traded goods: The traded product travels in a dry-cargo, 20-foot, full container load. The product: Is not hazardous nor does it include military items; Does not require refrigeration or any other special environment; Does not require any special phytosanitary or environmental safety standards other than accepted international standards.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Tajikistan $8,650.00 2013
2 Chad $6,615.00 2013
3 Central African Republic $5,490.00 2013
4 South Sudan $5,335.00 2013
5 Kazakhstan $4,885.00 2013
6 Uzbekistan $4,785.00 2013
7 Afghanistan $4,645.00 2013
8 Niger $4,475.00 2013
9 Kyrgyzstan $4,360.00 2013
10 Republic of the Congo $3,795.00 2013
11 Zimbabwe $3,765.00 2013
12 Iraq $3,550.00 2013
13 Azerbaijan $3,540.00 2013
14 Venezuela $3,490.00 2013
15 Rwanda $3,245.00 2013
16 Democratic Republic of the Congo $3,155.00 2013
South and Central Asia average (profile) $3,081.25 2013
17 Botswana $3,045.00 2013
18 Burundi $2,905.00 2013
failed states average (profile) $2,879.53 2013
Landlocked countries average (profile) $2,861.50 2013
19 Uganda $2,800.00 2013
Former Soviet republics average (profile) $2,798.21 2013
20 Zambia $2,765.00 2013
21 Mongolia $2,745.00 2013
22 Russia $2,615.00 2013
23 Burkina Faso $2,455.00 2013
24 Mali $2,440.00 2013
25 Colombia $2,355.00 2013
26 Nepal $2,295.00 2013
27 Kenya $2,255.00 2013
28 Bhutan $2,230.00 2013
29 Brazil $2,215.00 2013
30 Ethiopia $2,180.00 2013
31 Malawi $2,175.00 2013
32 Sudan $2,050.00 2013
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) $2,046.53 2013
33 Gabon $2,045.00 2013
34 Cote d'Ivoire $1,990.00 2013
South Asia average (profile) $1,956.00 2013
35 Laos $1,950.00 2013
36 Ukraine $1,930.00 2013
Muslim countries average (profile) $1,926.67 2013
37 San Marino $1,900.00 2013
38 Armenia $1,885.00 2013
39 Swaziland $1,880.00 2013
Religious countries average (profile) $1,863.12 2013
40 Angola $1,860.00 2013
41 Paraguay $1,850.00 2013
Former French colonies average (profile) $1,836.36 2013
42 Kosovo $1,775.00 2013
43 Namibia $1,750.00 2013
44 Syria $1,740.00 2013
45 South Africa $1,705.00 2013
46 Lesotho $1,695.00 2013
47 Canada $1,680.00 2013
Cold countries average (profile) $1,679.24 2013
48 Argentina $1,650.00 2013
49 Mauritania $1,640.00 2013
50 Switzerland $1,635.00 2013
51 Maldives $1,625.00 2013
OPEC countries average (profile) $1,621.82 2013
52 Moldova $1,545.00 2013
53 Ecuador $1,535.00 2013
=54 Jamaica $1,530.00 2013
=54 Iceland $1,530.00 2013
Christian countries average (profile) $1,521.40 2013
56 Belarus $1,510.00 2013
Eastern Europe average (profile) $1,509.50 2013
57 Slovakia $1,500.00 2013
58 Vanuatu $1,490.00 2013
59 Romania $1,485.00 2013
60 Iran $1,470.00 2013
61 Eritrea $1,460.00 2013
62 Serbia $1,455.00 2013
63 Mexico $1,450.00 2013
64 Guinea-Bissau $1,448.00 2013
65 Bolivia $1,440.00 2013
66 Guatemala $1,435.00 2013
67 Luxembourg $1,425.00 2013
Hot countries average (profile) $1,408.22 2013
68 Equatorial Guinea $1,390.00 2013
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) $1,385.26 2013
69 Nigeria $1,380.00 2013
70 Cameroon $1,379.00 2013
Catholic countries average (profile) $1,377.22 2013
71 Republic of Macedonia $1,376.00 2013
72 Bulgaria $1,375.00 2013
=73 Belize $1,355.00 2013
=73 Georgia $1,355.00 2013
75 Honduras $1,345.00 2013
=76 France $1,335.00 2013
=76 Croatia $1,335.00 2013
78 Spain $1,310.00 2013
=79 Puerto Rico $1,300.00 2013
=79 Grenada $1,300.00 2013
81 Comoros $1,295.00 2013
Former British colonies average (profile) $1,288.94 2013
Emerging markets average (profile) $1,275.00 2013
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) $1,273.06 2013
82 Algeria $1,270.00 2013
Europe average (profile) $1,265.78 2013
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) $1,264.50 2013
83 Bosnia and Herzegovina $1,260.00 2013
84 Belgium $1,240.00 2013
=85 Norway $1,225.00 2013
=85 Senegal $1,225.00 2013
87 Liberia $1,220.00 2013
88 Czech Republic $1,215.00 2013
89 Haiti $1,200.00 2013
=90 Madagascar $1,195.00 2013
=90 Italy $1,195.00 2013
92 The Gambia $1,190.00 2013
93 Sierra Leone $1,185.00 2013
Non-religious countries average (profile) $1,181.54 2013
94 India $1,170.00 2013
95 Ireland $1,160.00 2013
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) $1,157.14 2013
96 Australia $1,150.00 2013
97 Papua New Guinea $1,149.00 2013
=98 Libya $1,140.00 2013
=98 Nicaragua $1,140.00 2013
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) $1,132.67 2013
=100 Cape Verde $1,125.00 2013
=100 Uruguay $1,125.00 2013
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) $1,114.72 2013
NATO countries average (profile) $1,104.81 2013
102 Mozambique $1,100.00 2013
=103 Tanzania $1,090.00 2013
=103 United States $1,090.00 2013
=103 Austria $1,090.00 2013
=103 Antigua and Barbuda $1,090.00 2013
107 Kuwait $1,085.00 2013
108 Lebanon $1,080.00 2013
109 Bangladesh $1,075.00 2013
High income OECD countries average (profile) $1,069.68 2013
110 Saudi Arabia $1,055.00 2013
111 Poland $1,050.00 2013
112 Federated States of Micronesia $1,045.00 2013
=113 Dominican Republic $1,040.00 2013
=113 Greece $1,040.00 2013
115 European Union $1,034.64 2013
European Union average (profile) $1,034.64 2013
116 Benin $1,030.00 2013
Eurozone average (profile) $1,019.44 2013
=117 Costa Rica $1,015.00 2013
=117 Togo $1,015.00 2013
=119 United Kingdom $1,005.00 2013
=119 The Bahamas $1,005.00 2013
121 Suriname $1,000.00 2013
122 Yemen $995.00 2013
=123 Dominica $990.00 2013
=123 Turkey $990.00 2013
125 Montenegro $985.00 2013
=126 El Salvador $980.00 2013
=126 Chile $980.00 2013
128 Bahrain $955.00 2013
129 Saint Lucia $935.00 2013
130 Netherlands $925.00 2013
131 Guinea $915.00 2013
132 Germany $905.00 2013
=133 Peru $890.00 2013
=133 Japan $890.00 2013
=135 Qatar $885.00 2013
=135 Hungary $885.00 2013
=135 Djibouti $885.00 2013
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) $878.67 2013
138 Ghana $875.00 2013
=139 New Zealand $870.00 2013
=139 Kiribati $870.00 2013
141 Cyprus $865.00 2013
142 Malta $855.00 2013
143 Trinidad and Tobago $843.00 2013
144 Solomon Islands $840.00 2013
145 Jordan $825.00 2013
146 Barbados $810.00 2013
147 Saint Kitts and Nevis $805.00 2013
=148 Denmark $795.00 2013
=148 Cambodia $795.00 2013
150 Fiji $790.00 2013
151 Portugal $780.00 2013
152 Tunisia $775.00 2013
153 Estonia $765.00 2013
=154 East Timor $750.00 2013
=154 Lithuania $750.00 2013
=156 Slovenia $745.00 2013
=156 Oman $745.00 2013
=156 Albania $745.00 2013
159 Guyana $730.00 2013
160 Sweden $725.00 2013
161 Palau $720.00 2013
=162 Brunei $705.00 2013
=162 Seychelles $705.00 2013
164 Marshall Islands $695.00 2013
165 Sao Tome and Principe $690.00 2013
166 Mauritius $675.00 2013
=167 South Korea $670.00 2013
=167 Burma $670.00 2013
169 Pakistan $660.00 2013
170 United Arab Emirates $655.00 2013
=171 Panama $625.00 2013
=171 Egypt $625.00 2013
=173 Israel $620.00 2013
=173 China $620.00 2013
=175 Indonesia $615.00 2013
=175 Finland $615.00 2013
177 Vietnam $610.00 2013
178 Latvia $600.00 2013
=179 Thailand $595.00 2013
=179 Morocco $595.00 2013
=179 Sri Lanka $595.00 2013
182 Hong Kong $590.00 2013
=183 Philippines $585.00 2013
=183 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines $585.00 2013
185 Tonga $505.00 2013
186 Samoa $490.00 2013
187 Singapore $460.00 2013
188 Malaysia $450.00 2013

Citation

"Countries Compared by Transport > Maritime > Cost to export > US$ per container. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Transport/Maritime/Cost-to-export/US$-per-container

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