Doing Business, trading across borders, cost to export

U.S. dollars per container, 2006–2015

Info Edit
    2006 Ranking
    1. Uzbekistan 17,581.00
    2. Belarus 12,634.00
    3. Tajikistan 11,552.00
    4. Congo (Kinshasa) 10,303.00
    5. Iraq 9,486.00
    6. Sudan 9,004.00
    7. Kazakhstan 8,946.00
    8. Ethiopia 8,597.00
    9. Chad 8,236.00
    10. Azerbaijan 7,302.00
    11. Burundi 6,742.00
    12. Kyrgyzstan 6,392.00
    13. Mongolia 6,199.00
    14. Malawi 5,593.00
    15. Zambia 5,562.00
    16. Central African Republic 5,321.00
    17. Rwanda 5,154.00
    18. Eritrea 5,125.00
    19. Argentina 5,103.00
    20. Ukraine 4,999.00
    21. Angola 4,921.00
    22. Venezuela 4,434.00
    23. Afghanistan 4,313.00
    24. Botswana 4,126.00
    25. Congo (Brazzaville) 4,047.00
    26. Niger 3,902.00
    27. Kenya 3,883.00
    28. Ghana 3,728.00
    29. Haiti 3,583.00
    30. Equatorial Guinea 3,509.00
    31. Swaziland 3,498.00
    32. Nepal 3,487.00
    33. Algeria 3,341.00
    34. Jamaica 3,233.00
    35. Iran 3,144.00
    36. Guinea 3,061.00
    37. Zimbabwe 3,046.00
    38. Moldova 3,033.00
    39. Sierra Leone 2,983.00
    40. Burkina Faso 2,899.00
    41. Guatemala 2,880.00
    42. Bolivia 2,803.00
    43. Colombia 2,803.00
    44. Gabon 2,760.00
    45. Madagascar 2,736.00
    46. Serbia 2,725.00
    47. Suriname 2,641.00
    48. Romania 2,601.00
    49. Georgia 2,597.00
    50. Saint Thomas and Principe 2,548.00
    51. Mali 2,525.00
    52. Laos 2,482.00
    53. Egypt 2,447.00
    54. Vanuatu 2,423.00
    55. Yemen 2,349.00
    56. Armenia 2,341.00
    57. Mauritania 2,286.00
    58. Nicaragua 2,243.00
    59. Ivory Coast 2,187.00
    60. Costa Rica 2,159.00
    61. Paraguay 2,148.00
    62. Syria 2,123.00
    63. Lesotho 2,107.00
    64. Iceland 2,100.00
    65. Kuwait 2,071.00
    66. Uganda 2,066.00
    67. Mozambique 2,033.00
    68. Ecuador 2,024.00
    69. Bhutan 1,984.00
    70. Maldives 1,970.00
    71. South Africa 1,947.00
    72. Namibia 1,941.00
    73. Seychelles 1,927.00
    74. Solomon Islands 1,893.00
    75. Bulgaria 1,888.00
    76. Honduras 1,778.00
    77. Guinea Bissau 1,778.00
    78. Canada 1,743.00
    79. Kiribati 1,724.00
    80. Tanzania 1,716.00
    81. Puerto Rico 1,710.00
    82. Guyana 1,690.00
    83. Micronesia 1,688.00
    84. Gambia 1,676.00
    85. Dominica 1,667.00
    86. Uruguay 1,632.00
    87. Belize 1,628.00
    88. Antigua and Barbuda 1,611.00
    89. Bosnia and Herzegovina 1,570.00
    90. Papua New Guinea 1,553.00
    91. Comoros 1,546.00
    92. Croatia 1,539.00
    93. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 1,497.00
    94. Italy 1,474.00
    95. Belgium 1,459.00
    96. Grenada 1,444.00
    97. France 1,430.00
    98. Saint Lucia 1,405.00
    99. Palau 1,369.00
    100. Switzerland 1,368.00
    101. Turkey 1,359.00
    102. Jordan 1,340.00
    103. Benin 1,330.00
    104. Hungary 1,323.00
    105. Cameroon 1,316.00
    106. Lebanon 1,264.00
    107. Oman 1,253.00
    108. West Bank and Gaza 1,252.00
    109. Vietnam 1,252.00
    110. Australia 1,241.00
    111. Dominican Republic 1,235.00
    112. Cape Verde 1,234.00
    113. Senegal 1,223.00
    114. United Kingdom 1,217.00
    115. Spain 1,216.00
    116. Sri Lanka 1,212.00
    117. Timor Leste 1,210.00
    118. Lithuania 1,206.00
    119. Latvia 1,199.00
    120. Djibouti 1,174.00
    121. Slovenia 1,145.00
    122. Saudi Arabia 1,144.00
    123. Slovakia 1,143.00
    124. Thailand 1,138.00
    125. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 1,138.00
    126. Ireland 1,101.00
    127. Cambodia 1,092.00
    128. Philippines 1,077.00
    129. Greece 1,073.00
    130. Tunisia 1,071.00
    131. Trinidad and Tobago 1,061.00
    132. Samoa 1,059.00
    133. Estonia 1,059.00
    134. Poland 1,045.00
    135. Netherlands 1,034.00
    136. Norway 1,026.00
    137. Mauritius 1,022.00
    138. Tonga 1,021.00
    139. Albania 1,019.00
    140. Marshall Islands 1,014.00
    141. Austria 1,006.00
    142. Chile 992.00
    143. United Arab Emirates 919.00
    144. Czech Republic 910.00
    145. New Zealand 895.00
    146. Germany 854.00
    147. Fiji 828.00
    148. South Korea 812.00
    149. Denmark 802.00
    150. Peru 792.00
    151. El Salvador 763.00
    152. Portugal 710.00
    153. Israel 702.00
    154. Togo 701.00
    155. Taiwan 692.00
    156. Morocco 681.00
    157. Sweden 673.00
    158. Malaysia 589.00
    159. Finland 554.00
    160. Panama 528.00
    161. Saint Kitts and Nevis 513.00
    162. Hong Kong 464.00
    163. Singapore 435.00
    2015 Ranking
    1. Tajikistan 9,050.00
    2. Chad 6,615.00
    3. Central African Republic 5,490.00
    4. South Sudan 5,335.00
    5. Kazakhstan 5,285.00
    6. Zambia 5,165.00
    7. Uzbekistan 5,090.00
    8. Afghanistan 5,045.00
    9. Kyrgyzstan 4,760.00
    10. Niger 4,475.00
    11. Zimbabwe 4,265.00
    12. Congo (Brazzaville) 3,795.00
    13. Iraq 3,550.00
    14. Venezuela 3,490.00
    15. Azerbaijan 3,460.00
    16. Congo (Kinshasa) 3,365.00
    17. Rwanda 3,245.00
    18. Botswana 3,145.00
    19. Burundi 2,905.00
    20. Uganda 2,800.00
    21. Mongolia 2,745.00
    22. Sudan 2,630.00
    23. Nepal 2,545.00
    24. Mali 2,440.00
    25. Russia 2,400.50
    26. Ethiopia 2,380.00
    27. Colombia 2,355.00
    28. Brazil 2,322.80
    29. Burkina Faso 2,305.00
    30. Kenya 2,255.00
    31. Bhutan 2,230.00
    32. Malawi 2,200.00
    33. Gabon 2,145.00
    34. Angola 2,060.00
    35. Syria 1,995.00
    36. Swaziland 1,980.00
    37. Laos 1,950.00
    38. San Marino 1,900.00
    39. Armenia 1,885.00
    40. Ukraine 1,880.00
    41. Eritrea 1,850.00
    42. Paraguay 1,850.00
    43. South Africa 1,830.00
    44. Lesotho 1,795.00
    45. Argentina 1,770.00
    46. West Bank and Gaza 1,750.00
    47. Kosovo 1,695.00
    48. Canada 1,680.00
    49. Switzerland 1,660.00
    50. Namibia 1,650.00
    51. Mauritania 1,640.00
    52. Serbia 1,635.00
    53. Maldives 1,625.00
    54. Jamaica 1,580.00
    55. Nigeria 1,564.00
    56. Ecuador 1,535.00
    57. Iceland 1,530.00
    58. Slovakia 1,525.00
    59. Moldova 1,510.00
    60. Mexico 1,499.30
    61. Vanuatu 1,490.00
    62. Romania 1,485.00
    63. Belarus 1,460.00
    64. Honduras 1,450.00
    65. Guinea Bissau 1,448.00
    66. Bolivia 1,440.00
    67. Luxembourg 1,425.00
    68. Equatorial Guinea 1,390.00
    69. Ivory Coast 1,390.00
    70. Cameroon 1,379.00
    71. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 1,376.00
    72. Bulgaria 1,375.00
    73. Georgia 1,355.00
    74. Guatemala 1,355.00
    75. Belize 1,355.00
    76. Iran 1,350.00
    77. Papua New Guinea 1,335.00
    78. France 1,335.00
    79. Croatia 1,335.00
    80. India 1,332.00
    81. Liberia 1,320.00
    82. Spain 1,310.00
    83. Grenada 1,300.00
    84. Puerto Rico 1,300.00
    85. Comoros 1,295.00
    86. Saudi Arabia 1,285.00
    87. Bangladesh 1,281.00
    88. Algeria 1,270.00
    89. Norway 1,265.00
    90. Bosnia and Herzegovina 1,260.00
    91. Czech Republic 1,240.00
    92. Belgium 1,240.00
    93. Senegal 1,225.00
    94. United States 1,224.00
    95. Haiti 1,200.00
    96. Australia 1,200.00
    97. Madagascar 1,195.00
    98. Italy 1,195.00
    99. Sierra Leone 1,185.00
    100. Ireland 1,160.00
    101. Austria 1,150.00
    102. Nicaragua 1,140.00
    103. Libya 1,140.00
    104. Uruguay 1,125.00
    105. Cape Verde 1,125.00
    106. Mozambique 1,100.00
    107. Antigua and Barbuda 1,090.00
    108. Tanzania 1,090.00
    109. Kuwait 1,085.00
    110. Lebanon 1,080.00
    111. Yemen 1,065.00
    112. Benin 1,052.00
    113. Poland 1,050.00
    114. Suriname 1,050.00
    115. El Salvador 1,045.00
    116. Micronesia 1,045.00
    117. Greece 1,040.00
    118. Dominican Republic 1,040.00
    119. Gambia 1,040.00
    120. Costa Rica 1,020.00
    121. Germany 1,015.00
    122. Togo 1,015.00
    123. Bahamas 1,005.00
    124. United Kingdom 1,005.00
    125. Dominica 990.00
    126. Turkey 990.00
    127. Montenegro 985.00
    128. Saint Lucia 935.00
    129. Qatar 927.00
    130. Guinea 915.00
    131. Netherlands 915.00
    132. Chile 910.00
    133. Peru 890.00
    134. Djibouti 885.00
    135. Hungary 885.00
    136. Ghana 875.00
    137. New Zealand 870.00
    138. Kiribati 870.00
    139. Cyprus 865.00
    140. Malta 855.00
    141. Trinidad and Tobago 843.00
    142. Solomon Islands 840.00
    143. Japan 829.30
    144. Jordan 825.00
    145. China 823.00
    146. Bahrain 810.00
    147. Barbados 810.00
    148. Saint Kitts and Nevis 805.00
    149. Tunisia 805.00
    150. Cambodia 795.00
    151. Denmark 795.00
    152. Fiji 790.00
    153. Portugal 780.00
    154. Estonia 765.00
    155. Pakistan 765.00
    156. Oman 765.00
    157. Philippines 755.00
    158. Lithuania 750.00
    159. Slovenia 745.00
    160. Albania 745.00
    161. Guyana 730.00
    162. Sweden 725.00
    163. Palau 720.00
    164. Brunei 705.00
    165. Seychelles 705.00
    166. Marshall Islands 695.00
    167. Saint Thomas and Principe 690.00
    168. Mauritius 675.00
    169. South Korea 670.00
    170. United Arab Emirates 665.00
    171. Panama 665.00
    172. Taiwan 655.00
    173. Egypt 625.00
    174. Israel 620.00
    175. Burma (Myanmar) 620.00
    176. Finland 615.00
    177. Vietnam 610.00
    178. Latvia 600.00
    179. Thailand 595.00
    180. Morocco 595.00
    181. Hong Kong 590.00
    182. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 585.00
    183. Indonesia 571.80
    184. Sri Lanka 560.00
    185. Malaysia 525.00
    186. Tonga 515.00
    187. Samoa 490.00
    188. Singapore 460.00
    189. Timor Leste 410.00

    Cost measures the fees levied on a 20-foot container in U.S. dollars. All fees charged by government agencies and the private sector to a trader in the process of exporting and importing the goods are taken into account. These include but are not limited to costs for documents, administrative fees for customs clearance and inspections, customs broker fees, port-related charges and inland transport costs.

    Source: World Bank