Burden of customs procedures

scale 1-7, 2007–2016

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    2007 Ranking
    1. Singapore 6.43
    2. Hong Kong 6.07
    3. Sweden 6.06
    4. South Korea 5.89
    5. Denmark 5.81
    6. Finland 5.73
    7. United Arab Emirates 5.59
    8. New Zealand 5.50
    9. Austria 5.50
    10. Chile 5.46
    11. Iceland 5.37
    12. Luxembourg 5.36
    13. Norway 5.30
    14. Netherlands 5.29
    15. Bahrain 5.26
    16. Germany 5.25
    17. Estonia 5.22
    18. Ireland 5.18
    19. Belgium 5.06
    20. Slovenia 4.99
    21. Malaysia 4.97
    22. Switzerland 4.96
    23. Canada 4.88
    24. Australia 4.88
    25. Israel 4.85
    26. Slovakia 4.83
    27. United Kingdom 4.79
    28. France 4.79
    29. Tunisia 4.77
    30. Spain 4.67
    31. Cyprus 4.56
    32. Oman 4.55
    33. Gambia 4.52
    34. Mauritius 4.46
    35. Portugal 4.43
    36. Morocco 4.38
    37. Panama 4.37
    38. Czech Republic 4.36
    39. Japan 4.36
    40. Jordan 4.35
    41. Malta 4.32
    42. Thailand 4.32
    43. Hungary 4.31
    44. United States 4.30
    45. Lithuania 4.28
    46. Latvia 4.24
    47. China 4.21
    48. Qatar 4.17
    49. Guatemala 4.14
    50. Croatia 4.13
    51. Honduras 4.10
    52. Greece 4.09
    53. Puerto Rico 4.09
    54. Saudi Arabia 4.03
    55. Italy 4.01
    56. Turkey 3.99
    57. Sri Lanka 3.98
    58. Poland 3.93
    59. Burkina Faso 3.89
    60. Nicaragua 3.89
    61. Kuwait 3.87
    62. Namibia 3.83
    63. Barbados 3.81
    64. Mali 3.80
    65. Romania 3.79
    66. El Salvador 3.76
    67. South Africa 3.76
    68. Egypt 3.72
    69. Dominican Republic 3.70
    70. Uruguay 3.64
    71. Botswana 3.63
    72. India 3.62
    73. Mexico 3.60
    74. Paraguay 3.52
    75. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 3.52
    76. Colombia 3.50
    77. Azerbaijan 3.49
    78. Peru 3.49
    79. Mauritania 3.47
    80. Ethiopia 3.41
    81. Pakistan 3.38
    82. Bosnia and Herzegovina 3.38
    83. Zambia 3.36
    84. Bulgaria 3.36
    85. Costa Rica 3.32
    86. Uganda 3.31
    87. Kenya 3.27
    88. Montenegro 3.18
    89. Vietnam 3.17
    90. Georgia 3.15
    91. Serbia 3.11
    92. Libya 3.07
    93. Syria 3.07
    94. Benin 3.06
    95. Philippines 3.06
    96. Cameroon 3.03
    97. Kazakhstan 3.03
    98. Indonesia 3.01
    99. Bolivia 3.01
    100. Tanzania 3.00
    101. Albania 2.99
    102. Madagascar 2.97
    103. Kyrgyzstan 2.96
    104. Mozambique 2.94
    105. Senegal 2.90
    106. Argentina 2.87
    107. Russia 2.87
    108. Tajikistan 2.85
    109. Jamaica 2.82
    110. Nigeria 2.81
    111. Zimbabwe 2.81
    112. Burundi 2.74
    113. Lesotho 2.73
    114. Algeria 2.71
    115. Ukraine 2.65
    116. Trinidad and Tobago 2.63
    117. Mongolia 2.62
    118. Armenia 2.58
    119. Timor Leste 2.58
    120. Cambodia 2.55
    121. Brazil 2.50
    122. Nepal 2.48
    123. Guyana 2.40
    124. Venezuela 2.39
    125. Bangladesh 2.28
    126. Ecuador 2.25
    127. Chad 2.00
    2016 Ranking
    1. Hong Kong 6.21
    2. Singapore 6.19
    3. Finland 6.12
    4. United Arab Emirates 6.05
    5. New Zealand 5.88
    6. Ireland 5.71
    7. Sweden 5.70
    8. Netherlands 5.62
    9. Luxembourg 5.48
    10. United Kingdom 5.48
    11. Rwanda 5.44
    12. Georgia 5.43
    13. Estonia 5.41
    14. Switzerland 5.33
    15. Norway 5.19
    16. Qatar 5.18
    17. Austria 5.17
    18. Bahrain 5.16
    19. United States 5.15
    20. Malaysia 5.15
    21. Iceland 5.13
    22. Belgium 5.08
    23. Australia 5.07
    24. Chile 5.01
    25. Slovenia 5.01
    26. Japan 5.00
    27. Canada 4.98
    28. Denmark 4.96
    29. Portugal 4.95
    30. France 4.94
    31. Germany 4.89
    32. Czech Republic 4.84
    33. Jordan 4.79
    34. Hungary 4.79
    35. Mauritius 4.73
    36. India 4.65
    37. Saudi Arabia 4.62
    38. Malta 4.59
    39. Poland 4.58
    40. Lithuania 4.56
    41. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 4.55
    42. Israel 4.55
    43. Spain 4.54
    44. Oman 4.53
    45. Panama 4.51
    46. Cyprus 4.48
    47. Botswana 4.46
    48. South Korea 4.46
    49. Senegal 4.42
    50. Croatia 4.42
    51. Uruguay 4.40
    52. Gambia 4.40
    53. China 4.40
    54. Slovakia 4.40
    55. Dominican Republic 4.37
    56. Namibia 4.33
    57. Latvia 4.30
    58. Kazakhstan 4.27
    59. Morocco 4.27
    60. Italy 4.25
    61. Bhutan 4.22
    62. Sri Lanka 4.21
    63. Tajikistan 4.20
    64. South Africa 4.19
    65. Uganda 4.15
    66. Montenegro 4.07
    67. Ivory Coast 4.06
    68. Romania 4.06
    69. Peru 4.05
    70. Greece 4.04
    71. Mexico 4.03
    72. Indonesia 4.01
    73. Turkey 3.93
    74. Laos 3.92
    75. Kenya 3.87
    76. Bulgaria 3.83
    77. Jamaica 3.81
    78. Ghana 3.80
    79. Egypt 3.80
    80. Brunei 3.80
    81. Thailand 3.78
    82. Russia 3.77
    83. Ecuador 3.77
    84. Azerbaijan 3.77
    85. Albania 3.74
    86. Moldova 3.71
    87. Costa Rica 3.69
    88. Colombia 3.68
    89. Barbados 3.68
    90. Liberia 3.66
    91. Gabon 3.64
    92. Kyrgyzstan 3.64
    93. Cape Verde 3.64
    94. Armenia 3.63
    95. Ethiopia 3.62
    96. Tanzania 3.61
    97. Mongolia 3.58
    98. Paraguay 3.58
    99. Mozambique 3.55
    100. Serbia 3.54
    101. Zambia 3.53
    102. Vietnam 3.49
    103. Malawi 3.49
    104. Nepal 3.47
    105. Kuwait 3.44
    106. Lesotho 3.44
    107. Cameroon 3.39
    108. Iran 3.38
    109. Congo (Kinshasa) 3.38
    110. Guatemala 3.37
    111. Honduras 3.36
    112. Pakistan 3.36
    113. Algeria 3.35
    114. Bosnia and Herzegovina 3.35
    115. Bangladesh 3.34
    116. Mali 3.34
    117. Benin 3.32
    118. Burundi 3.26
    119. Madagascar 3.21
    120. Philippines 3.19
    121. Sierra Leone 3.19
    122. El Salvador 3.17
    123. Trinidad and Tobago 3.16
    124. Lebanon 3.13
    125. Bolivia 3.08
    126. Cambodia 3.06
    127. Tunisia 3.04
    128. Brazil 3.03
    129. Ukraine 3.00
    130. Zimbabwe 2.98
    131. Nigeria 2.93
    132. Mauritania 2.85
    133. Yemen 2.81
    134. Argentina 2.44
    135. Nicaragua 2.43
    136. Chad 2.37
    137. Venezuela 2.09

    Burden of Customs Procedures measures business executives’ perceptions of their country’s efficiency of customs procedures. The rating ranges from 1 to 7, with a higher score indicating greater efficiency. Data are from the World Economic Forum’s Executive Opinion Survey, conducted for 30 years in collaboration with 150 partner institutes. The 2009 round included more than 13,000 respondents from 133 countries. Sampling follows a dual stratification based on company size and the sector of activity. Data are collected online or through in-person interviews. Responses are aggregated using sector-weighted averaging. The data for the latest year are combined with the data for the previous year to create a two-year moving average. Respondents evaluated the efficiency of customs procedures in their country. The lowest score (1) rates the customs procedure as extremely inefficient, and the highest score (7) as extremely efficient.

    Source: World Economic Forum