Logistics performance index: Ease of arranging competitively priced shipments (1=low to 5=high) - Country Ranking - Africa

Definition: Data are from Logistics Performance Index surveys conducted by the World Bank in partnership with academic and international institutions and private companies and individuals engaged in international logistics. 2009 round of surveys covered more than 5,000 country assessments by nearly 1,000 international freight forwarders. Respondents evaluate eight markets on six core dimensions on a scale from 1 (worst) to 5 (best). The markets are chosen based on the most important export and import markets of the respondent's country, random selection, and, for landlocked countries, neighboring countries that connect them with international markets. Details of the survey methodology are in Arvis and others' Connecting to Compete 2010: Trade Logistics in the Global Economy (2010). Respondents assessed the ease of arranging competitively priced shipments to markets, on a rating ranging from 1 (very difficult) to 5 (very easy). Scores are averaged across all respondents.

Source: World Bank and Turku School of Economics, Logistic Performance Index Surveys. Data are available online at : http://www.worldbank.org/lpi. Summary results are published in Arvis and others' Connecting to Compete: Trade Logistics in the Global Economy, The

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Rank Country Value Year
1 South Africa 3.62 2016
2 Egypt 3.27 2016
3 Kenya 3.24 2016
4 Morocco 3.09 2016
5 Mozambique 3.06 2016
6 Rwanda 3.05 2016
7 Tanzania 2.98 2016
8 Botswana 2.91 2016
9 Uganda 2.88 2016
10 Algeria 2.80 2016
11 Burkina Faso 2.73 2016
12 Ghana 2.71 2016
13 Namibia 2.69 2016
14 The Gambia 2.67 2014
15 Niger 2.63 2016
16 Malawi 2.63 2014
17 Mauritius 2.63 2014
18 Togo 2.62 2016
19 Comoros 2.58 2016
20 Guinea-Bissau 2.57 2016
21 Sudan 2.57 2016
22 Ethiopia 2.56 2016
23 Benin 2.55 2016
24 Côte d'Ivoire 2.54 2016
25 Zambia 2.51 2016
26 Djibouti 2.48 2016
27 Mali 2.48 2016
28 Nigeria 2.43 2016
29 Burundi 2.42 2016
30 Chad 2.41 2016
31 Libya 2.40 2016
32 Guinea 2.38 2016
33 Congo 2.37 2016
34 Angola 2.37 2016
35 Tunisia 2.33 2016
36 Dem. Rep. Congo 2.33 2016
37 Sierra Leone 2.31 2016
38 Gabon 2.28 2016
39 São Tomé and Principe 2.26 2016
40 Senegal 2.25 2016
41 Liberia 2.22 2016
42 Madagascar 2.17 2016
43 Eritrea 2.16 2016
44 Central African Republic 2.16 2014
45 Zimbabwe 2.08 2016
46 Mauritania 2.00 2016
47 Cameroon 1.98 2016
48 Equatorial Guinea 1.89 2016
49 Somalia 1.86 2016
50 Lesotho 1.84 2016

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Aggregation method: Unweighted average

Periodicity: Annual