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

DEFINITION: Cost to import (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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Tajikistan $10,250.00 2013
2 South Sudan $9,285.00 2013
3 Chad $9,025.00 2013
4 Republic of the Congo $7,590.00 2013
5 Zimbabwe $5,660.00 2013
6 Central African Republic $5,555.00 2013
7 Uzbekistan $5,235.00 2013
8 Afghanistan $5,180.00 2013
9 Kyrgyzstan $5,150.00 2013
10 Rwanda $4,990.00 2013
11 Kazakhstan $4,865.00 2013
12 Niger $4,500.00 2013
13 Burkina Faso $4,430.00 2013
14 Burundi $4,420.00 2013
15 Mali $4,405.00 2013
16 Democratic Republic of the Congo $3,890.00 2013
failed states average (profile) $3,781.07 2013
17 Venezuela $3,695.00 2013
18 Iraq $3,650.00 2013
19 Botswana $3,610.00 2013
=20 Azerbaijan $3,560.00 2013
=20 Zambia $3,560.00 2013
Landlocked countries average (profile) $3,493.38 2013
South and Central Asia average (profile) $3,436.67 2013
22 Uganda $3,375.00 2013
Former Soviet republics average (profile) $3,194.71 2013
23 Mongolia $2,950.00 2013
24 Sudan $2,900.00 2013
25 Malawi $2,870.00 2013
26 Russia $2,810.00 2013
27 Ethiopia $2,760.00 2013
28 Cote d'Ivoire $2,710.00 2013
29 Angola $2,700.00 2013
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) $2,650.81 2013
30 Saint Kitts and Nevis $2,615.00 2013
31 Ukraine $2,505.00 2013
32 Colombia $2,470.00 2013
33 Nepal $2,400.00 2013
34 Kenya $2,350.00 2013
35 Bhutan $2,330.00 2013
Former French colonies average (profile) $2,319.60 2013
36 Belarus $2,315.00 2013
Muslim countries average (profile) $2,309.78 2013
=37 Paraguay $2,275.00 2013
=37 Brazil $2,275.00 2013
=39 Argentina $2,260.00 2013
=39 Saint Lucia $2,260.00 2013
41 Libya $2,255.00 2013
42 Grenada $2,235.00 2013
Religious countries average (profile) $2,220.25 2013
South Asia average (profile) $2,191.00 2013
=43 Gabon $2,175.00 2013
=43 Armenia $2,175.00 2013
45 Cameroon $2,167.00 2013
46 Swaziland $2,145.00 2013
47 Jamaica $2,130.00 2013
48 Iran $2,100.00 2013
49 Syria $2,075.00 2013
50 Guinea-Bissau $2,006.00 2013
51 South Africa $1,980.00 2013
OPEC countries average (profile) $1,959.27 2013
52 Lesotho $1,945.00 2013
53 Laos $1,910.00 2013
54 Namibia $1,905.00 2013
55 San Marino $1,890.00 2013
56 Moldova $1,870.00 2013
Cold countries average (profile) $1,817.82 2013
57 Kosovo $1,810.00 2013
Christian countries average (profile) $1,806.02 2013
58 The Bahamas $1,770.00 2013
59 Serbia $1,760.00 2013
Hot countries average (profile) $1,753.31 2013
60 Bolivia $1,745.00 2013
=61 Senegal $1,740.00 2013
=61 Mexico $1,740.00 2013
63 Nigeria $1,695.00 2013
64 Canada $1,680.00 2013
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) $1,662.66 2013
Former British colonies average (profile) $1,653.12 2013
Eastern Europe average (profile) $1,636.50 2013
65 Iceland $1,620.00 2013
=66 Tanzania $1,615.00 2013
=66 Barbados $1,615.00 2013
68 Maldives $1,610.00 2013
=69 Dominica $1,600.00 2013
=69 Equatorial Guinea $1,600.00 2013
=69 Eritrea $1,600.00 2013
=69 Mozambique $1,600.00 2013
73 Georgia $1,595.00 2013
74 Belize $1,580.00 2013
75 Sierra Leone $1,575.00 2013
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) $1,565.26 2013
=76 Madagascar $1,555.00 2013
=76 Haiti $1,555.00 2013
Catholic countries average (profile) $1,543.78 2013
78 Mauritania $1,523.00 2013
=79 Ecuador $1,520.00 2013
=79 Benin $1,520.00 2013
=79 Antigua and Barbuda $1,520.00 2013
=82 Guatemala $1,500.00 2013
=82 Honduras $1,500.00 2013
84 Romania $1,495.00 2013
85 Yemen $1,490.00 2013
86 Slovakia $1,480.00 2013
87 Bangladesh $1,470.00 2013
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) $1,453.21 2013
88 France $1,445.00 2013
=89 Vanuatu $1,440.00 2013
=89 Switzerland $1,440.00 2013
=89 Uruguay $1,440.00 2013
92 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines $1,425.00 2013
93 Luxembourg $1,420.00 2013
Emerging markets average (profile) $1,407.64 2013
94 Belgium $1,400.00 2013
95 Guinea $1,390.00 2013
96 Republic of Macedonia $1,380.00 2013
=97 Lebanon $1,365.00 2013
=97 Bulgaria $1,365.00 2013
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) $1,360.39 2013
99 Ghana $1,360.00 2013
=100 Spain $1,350.00 2013
=100 Puerto Rico $1,350.00 2013
Europe average (profile) $1,346.46 2013
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) $1,340.00 2013
102 Algeria $1,330.00 2013
103 Liberia $1,320.00 2013
104 United States $1,315.00 2013
105 Comoros $1,295.00 2013
106 Trinidad and Tobago $1,260.00 2013
=107 Papua New Guinea $1,250.00 2013
=107 India $1,250.00 2013
=107 Kuwait $1,250.00 2013
110 Nicaragua $1,245.00 2013
=111 Turkey $1,235.00 2013
=111 Jordan $1,235.00 2013
113 Saudi Arabia $1,229.00 2013
Non-religious countries average (profile) $1,222.69 2013
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) $1,220.71 2013
114 Bosnia and Herzegovina $1,200.00 2013
=115 Czech Republic $1,190.00 2013
=115 Togo $1,190.00 2013
117 Croatia $1,185.00 2013
118 Australia $1,170.00 2013
119 Suriname $1,165.00 2013
120 Austria $1,155.00 2013
=121 Dominican Republic $1,145.00 2013
=121 Italy $1,145.00 2013
NATO countries average (profile) $1,137.26 2013
123 Greece $1,135.00 2013
124 Ireland $1,121.00 2013
125 Norway $1,100.00 2013
High income OECD countries average (profile) $1,090.19 2013
Eurozone average (profile) $1,084.56 2013
126 Costa Rica $1,070.00 2013
127 European Union $1,069.89 2013
European Union average (profile) $1,069.89 2013
128 United Kingdom $1,050.00 2013
129 Federated States of Micronesia $1,045.00 2013
130 Qatar $1,033.00 2013
131 Poland $1,025.00 2013
=132 Cyprus $1,010.00 2013
=132 Peru $1,010.00 2013
134 Bahrain $995.00 2013
135 Montenegro $985.00 2013
136 Netherlands $975.00 2013
=137 El Salvador $970.00 2013
=137 Morocco $970.00 2013
=137 Japan $970.00 2013
=137 Malta $970.00 2013
141 Panama $965.00 2013
142 Germany $940.00 2013
=143 Cambodia $930.00 2013
=143 Chile $930.00 2013
=145 Portugal $925.00 2013
=145 Cape Verde $925.00 2013
147 Djibouti $910.00 2013
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) $906.30 2013
148 The Gambia $895.00 2013
149 Kiribati $870.00 2013
150 Tunisia $860.00 2013
151 Hungary $845.00 2013
152 Slovenia $830.00 2013
153 New Zealand $825.00 2013
154 Latvia $801.00 2013
155 Lithuania $800.00 2013
156 Estonia $795.00 2013
157 Egypt $790.00 2013
158 Solomon Islands $785.00 2013
159 Sri Lanka $775.00 2013
160 Brunei $770.00 2013
=161 Thailand $760.00 2013
=161 Fiji $760.00 2013
163 East Timor $755.00 2013
164 Denmark $745.00 2013
165 Sweden $735.00 2013
166 Albania $730.00 2013
167 Pakistan $725.00 2013
=168 Marshall Islands $720.00 2013
=168 Guyana $720.00 2013
170 Mauritius $710.00 2013
171 South Korea $695.00 2013
=172 Palau $680.00 2013
=172 Oman $680.00 2013
174 Seychelles $675.00 2013
=175 Indonesia $660.00 2013
=175 Philippines $660.00 2013
=175 Burma $660.00 2013
178 Finland $625.00 2013
=179 United Arab Emirates $615.00 2013
=179 China $615.00 2013
181 Vietnam $600.00 2013
182 Sao Tome and Principe $577.00 2013
183 Samoa $575.00 2013
=184 Hong Kong $565.00 2013
=184 Israel $565.00 2013
186 Tonga $490.00 2013
187 Malaysia $485.00 2013
188 Singapore $440.00 2013

Citation

"Countries Compared by Transport > Maritime > Cost to import > 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-import/US$-per-container

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