Bangladesh Country Profile

Selected Trade Facilitation Indicators

2005

2009

2010

2011

2012

Ease of doing business index (1=most business-friendly regulations)

-

-

-

-

132

Time to export (days)

35

25

25

25

25

Time to import (days)

60

32

34

34

34

Average time to clear exports through customs (days)

-

-

-

-

-

Logistics performance index: Overall  1=low  5=high

-

-

2.7

-

-

Cost to export (US$ per container)

902

905

920

965

1,025

Documents to export (number)

6

6

6

6

6

Cost to import (US$ per container)

1,287

1,290

1,305

1,370

1,430

Documents to import (number)

8

8

8

8

8

Burden of customs procedure, WEF (1=extremely inefficient to 7=extremely efficient)

-

2.8

3.4

3.4

3.2

Source: World Development Indicators, December 2013