Swaziland - Cost to import

Cost to import (US$ per container)

The latest value for Cost to import (US$ per container) in Swaziland was 2,245 as of 2014. Over the past 9 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 2,249 in 2009 and 1,820 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/).

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Year Value
2005 1,820
2006 1,820
2007 1,820
2008 2,249
2009 2,249
2010 1,849
2011 2,030
2012 2,085
2013 2,145
2014 2,245

Cost to import, border compliance (US$)

Definition: Border compliance captures the time and cost associated with compliance with the economy’s customs regulations and with regulations relating to other inspections that are mandatory in order for the shipment to cross the economy’s border, as well as the time and cost for handling that takes place at its port or border. The time and cost for this segment include time and cost for customs clearance and inspection procedures conducted by other government agencies.

Source: World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/).

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Year Value
2014 134.00
2015 134.00
2016 134.00
2017 134.00

Cost to import, documentary compliance (US$)

Definition: 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 aim is to measure the total burden of preparing the bundle of documents that will enable completion of the international trade for the product and partner pair assumed in the case study.

Source: World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/).

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Year Value
2014 76.00
2015 76.00
2016 76.00
2017 76.00

Classification

Topic: Private Sector & Trade Indicators

Sub-Topic: Business environment