How Much Does it Cost to Import Goods?

Cost to Import (USD per Container) (USD), 2014
Economy | February 22, 2018
$2.99
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Based on a comparison of 170 countries in 2014, Tajikistan ranked the highest in cost to import in terms of USD per container with USD 10,650 followed by South Sudan and Chad. On the other end of the scale was East Timor with USD 415, Singapore with USD 440 and Malaysia with USD 560.

Average cost to import in terms of USD per container reached USD 1,877 in 2014 in the World according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.04 % more than in the previous year and % the same as 10 years ago.

Historically, average cost to import in terms of USD per container reached an all time high of USD 1,877 in 2014 and an all time low of USD 1,392 in 2007. The average annual growth amounted to 3.04 % since 2005.

Data for more countries are available at Cost to Import (USD per Container) indicator page.

Cost to Import (USD per Container) Unit 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Afghanistan USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 2,600 3,000 3,830 3,830 3,830
Burundi USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 4,035 3,950 3,950 4,520 4,670
Central African Republic USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 5,074 5,554 5,734 5,734 5,734
Chad USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 6,215 6,345 8,525 8,525 8,525
Congo USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 2,959 2,959 7,709 7,709 7,709
Kazakhstan USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 3,055 3,055 3,055 3,290 4,665
Kyrgyzstan USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 3,250 3,250 3,280 3,450 4,700
Mali USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 3,097 3,150 3,262 3,262 3,262
Niger USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 3,333 3,333 3,333 3,333 3,499
Rwanda USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 4,990 4,990 4,990 4,990 4,990
South Sudan USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 9,285
Tajikistan USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 4,550 4,550 4,550 4,550 9,800
Uzbekistan USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 4,717 4,717 4,767 4,767 4,867
Zambia USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 3,335 3,335 6,115 6,115 6,360
Zimbabwe USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 3,999 5,101 5,101 5,101 5,200