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Country2006200720082009201020112012201320142015
Afghanistan10.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.00
Albania7.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.00
Algeria9.009.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.00
Angola10.0010.0010.0010.009.009.009.009.0010.0010.00
Antigua and Barbuda5.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Argentina6.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.00
Armenia6.006.006.006.007.005.005.005.005.005.00
Australia5.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Austria3.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.00
Azerbaijan9.009.009.009.009.009.009.009.009.009.00
Bahamas5.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Bahrain6.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.00
Bangladesh6.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.00
Barbados5.005.005.005.00
Belarus8.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.00
Belgium4.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.00
Belize5.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Benin8.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.007.007.00
Bhutan9.009.009.009.009.009.009.009.009.009.00
Bolivia7.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.00
Bosnia and Herzegovina6.006.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.00
Botswana6.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.00
Brazil6.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.00
Brunei5.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Bulgaria6.006.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.00
Burkina Faso11.0011.0011.0011.0011.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.00
Burundi9.009.009.009.009.009.009.009.009.009.00
Cape Verde7.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.00
Cambodia6.009.009.009.009.008.008.008.008.008.00
Cameroon9.009.009.009.0010.0011.0011.0011.0011.0011.00
Canada3.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.00
Central African Republic8.008.008.008.009.009.009.009.009.009.00
Chad7.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.008.008.00
Chile5.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
China8.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.00
Colombia4.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.00
Comoros9.009.009.009.009.009.009.009.009.009.00
Congo (Kinshasa)7.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.00
Congo (Brazzaville)11.0011.0011.0011.0011.0011.0011.0011.0011.0011.00
Costa Rica5.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Ivory Coast9.009.009.009.009.009.009.009.009.009.00
Croatia6.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.00
Cyprus5.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Czech Republic4.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.00
Denmark4.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.00
Djibouti14.0014.008.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Dominica6.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.00
Dominican Republic6.006.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.004.00
Ecuador8.008.008.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.00
Egypt8.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.00
El Salvador6.006.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.00
Equatorial Guinea7.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.00
Eritrea10.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.00
Estonia3.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.00
Ethiopia8.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.00
Fiji8.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.00
Finland4.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.00
France7.004.004.002.002.002.002.002.002.002.00
Gabon5.005.005.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.00
Gambia6.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.00
Georgia9.008.008.008.004.004.004.004.004.004.00
Germany4.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.00
Ghana6.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.00
Greece4.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.00
Grenada4.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.00
Guatemala7.007.009.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.00
Guinea7.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.00
Guinea Bissau6.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.00
Guyana6.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.00
Haiti8.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.00
Honduras5.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Hong Kong6.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.00
Hungary6.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.00
Iceland4.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.00
India7.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.00
Indonesia4.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.00
Iran7.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.00
Iraq10.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.00
Ireland2.002.002.002.002.002.002.002.002.002.00
Israel4.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.00
Italy3.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.00
Jamaica5.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.00
Japan3.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.00
Jordan5.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Kazakhstan11.0011.0011.0011.0011.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.00
Kenya7.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.00
Kiribati6.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.00
South Korea5.005.004.004.003.003.003.003.003.003.00
Kosovo8.008.008.008.008.008.00
Kuwait7.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.00
Kyrgyzstan15.0015.0015.0015.009.009.009.009.009.009.00
Laos12.0012.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.00
Latvia5.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Lebanon5.005.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.00
Lesotho8.008.008.008.008.008.008.007.007.007.00
Liberia10.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.00
Libya7.007.007.00
Lithuania4.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.00
Luxembourg5.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.)7.007.007.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.00
Madagascar9.009.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Malawi11.0011.0011.0011.0010.0010.0010.0011.0011.0011.00
Malaysia4.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.00
Maldives7.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.00
Mali7.007.007.007.006.006.006.006.006.006.00
Malta5.005.005.005.00
Marshall Islands5.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Mauritania8.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.00
Mauritius4.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.00
Mexico4.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.00
Micronesia5.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Moldova9.009.009.009.009.009.009.009.009.009.00
Mongolia11.0011.0011.0011.0011.0011.0011.0011.0011.0011.00
Montenegro7.007.007.007.006.006.006.006.006.00
Morocco6.006.006.005.005.005.005.005.005.004.00
Mozambique7.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.00
Burma (Myanmar)9.009.008.00
Namibia8.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.00
Nepal11.0011.0011.0011.0011.0011.0011.0011.0011.0011.00
Netherlands4.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.00
New Zealand4.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.00
Nicaragua6.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Niger8.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.00
Nigeria10.009.009.009.009.009.009.009.00
Norway4.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.00
Oman7.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.00
Pakistan8.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.00
Palau5.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Panama3.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.00
Papua New Guinea7.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.00
Paraguay7.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.00
Peru5.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Philippines6.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.00
Poland5.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Portugal4.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.00
Puerto Rico5.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Qatar5.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Romania7.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Russia10.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.009.009.00
Rwanda13.0013.008.008.008.007.007.007.007.007.00
Saint Thomas and Principe8.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.00
Samoa6.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.00
San Marino4.004.004.00
Saudi Arabia5.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.006.006.00
Senegal11.0011.0011.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.00
Serbia6.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.00
Seychelles5.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Sierra Leone8.008.008.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.00
Singapore3.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.00
Slovakia5.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Slovenia5.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Solomon Islands7.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.00
South Africa7.007.007.007.007.007.007.005.005.005.00
South Sudan10.0010.0010.00
Spain4.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.00
Sri Lanka6.006.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.00
Saint Kitts and Nevis4.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.00
Saint Lucia7.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.008.007.00
Saint Vincent and Grenadines5.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Sudan7.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.00
Suriname8.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.00
Swaziland8.008.008.008.008.008.008.007.007.007.00
Sweden3.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.00
Switzerland3.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.00
Syria8.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.00
Taiwan5.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Tajikistan11.0011.0011.0011.0011.0011.0011.0011.0011.0011.00
Tanzania9.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.00
Thailand9.009.007.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Timor Leste6.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.00
Togo8.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.00
Tonga6.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.00
Trinidad and Tobago5.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
Tunisia4.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.00
Turkey8.008.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.00
Uganda12.0012.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.00
Ukraine8.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.00
United Arab Emirates4.004.004.004.003.003.003.003.003.003.00
United Kingdom4.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.00
United States3.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.00
Uruguay6.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.00
Uzbekistan13.0013.0013.0013.0013.0013.0013.0013.0012.0011.00
Vanuatu6.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.00
Venezuela8.007.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.008.00
Vietnam5.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.005.00
West Bank and Gaza6.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.00
Yemen6.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.006.00
Zambia7.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.00
Zimbabwe7.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.007.00

Documentary compliance captures the time and cost associated with compliance with the documentary requirements of all government agencies of the origin economy, the destination economy and any transit economies. The time and cost for documentary compliance include the time and cost for obtaining documents (such as time spent to get the document issued and stamped); preparing documents (such as time spent gathering information to complete the customs declaration or certificate of origin); processing documents (such as time spent waiting for the relevant authority to issue a phytosanitary certificate); presenting documents (such as time spent showing a port terminal receipt to port authorities); and submitting documents (such as time spent submitting a customs declaration to the customs agency in person or electronically).

Source: World Bank