United States - Cost to import
Cost to import (US$ per container)
The latest value for Cost to import (US$ per container) in United States was 1,315 as of 2011. Over the past 6 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 1,315 in 2011 and 1,160 in 2005.
Definition: 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.
Source: World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/).
Sub-Topic: Business environment