Syrian Arab Republic - Cost to import

Cost to import (US$ per container)

The latest value for Cost to import (US$ per container) in Syrian Arab Republic was 2,410 as of 2014. Over the past 9 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 2,410 in 2014 and 1,625 in 2008.

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 1,822
2006 1,760
2007 1,760
2008 1,625
2009 1,625
2010 1,625
2011 1,625
2012 1,625
2013 2,075
2014 2,410

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 828.00
2015 828.00
2016 828.00
2017 828.00

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 742.00
2015 742.00
2016 742.00
2017 742.00

Classification

Topic: Private Sector & Trade Indicators

Sub-Topic: Business environment