Eritrea

Ease of Doing Business in

Eritrea

This page summarizes Doing Business 2016 data for Eritrea. The first section presents the Ease of Doing Business rank (out of 189 economies) and the distance to frontier (DTF)** measure, overall and by topic. The second section summarizes the key indicators for each topic benchmarked against regional averages.

Economy Overview

 
Region Sub-Saharan Africa
Income Category Low income
Population 6,536,176
GNI Per Capita (US$) 530
City covered Asmara
Doing Business 2016 Rank Doing Business 2015 Rank
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DOING BUSINESS 2015 RANK

Last year's rankings are adjusted. They are based on 10 topics and reflect data corrections.

Change in Rank
189 189 0

Doing Business 2016 DTF (% points)
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DISTANCE TO FRONTIER SCORE

The distance to frontier score shows how far on average an economy is at a point in time from the best performance achieved by any economy on each Doing Business indicator since 2005 or the third year in which data for the indicator were collected. The measure is normalized to range between 0 and 100, with 100 representing the frontier. Read more...

Doing Business 2015 DTF (% points)
X

DISTANCE TO FRONTIER SCORE

The distance to frontier score shows how far on average an economy is at a point in time from the best performance achieved by any economy on each Doing Business indicator since 2005 or the third year in which data for the indicator were collected. The measure is normalized to range between 0 and 100, with 100 representing the frontier. Read more...

Change in DTF (% points)
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DISTANCE TO FRONTIER SCORE

The distance to frontier score shows how far on average an economy is at a point in time from the best performance achieved by any economy on each Doing Business indicator since 2005 or the third year in which data for the indicator were collected. The measure is normalized to range between 0 and 100, with 100 representing the frontier. Read more...

27.61 27.40 down 0.21

Trading Across Borders

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Trading Across Borders

This topic measures the time and cost (excluding tariffs) associated with three sets of procedures—documentary compliance, border compliance and domestic transport—within the overall process of exporting or importing a shipment of goods.

DB 2016 Rank 189 DB 2015 Rank
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DOING BUSINESS 2015 RANK

Last year's rankings are adjusted. They are based on 10 topics and reflect data corrections.

189 Change in Rank 0
DB 2016 DTF (% points)
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DISTANCE TO FRONTIER SCORE

The distance to frontier score shows how far on average an economy is at a point in time from the best performance achieved by any economy on each Doing Business indicator since 2005 or the third year in which data for the indicator were collected. The measure is normalized to range between 0 and 100, with 100 representing the frontier. Read more...

0.00 DB 2015 DTF (% points)
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DISTANCE TO FRONTIER SCORE

The distance to frontier score shows how far on average an economy is at a point in time from the best performance achieved by any economy on each Doing Business indicator since 2005 or the third year in which data for the indicator were collected. The measure is normalized to range between 0 and 100, with 100 representing the frontier. Read more...

0.00 Change in DTF (% points)
X

DISTANCE TO FRONTIER SCORE

The distance to frontier score shows how far on average an economy is at a point in time from the best performance achieved by any economy on each Doing Business indicator since 2005 or the third year in which data for the indicator were collected. The measure is normalized to range between 0 and 100, with 100 representing the frontier. Read more...

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Indicator Eritrea Sub-Saharan Africa OECD high income
Time to export: Border compliance (hours)
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Time to export: Border compliance (hours)

The time and cost for border compliance include time and cost for obtaining, preparing and submitting documents during port or border handling, customs clearance and inspection procedures.

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no practice 108 15
Cost to export: Border compliance (USD)
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Cost to export: Border compliance (USD)

The time and cost for border compliance include time and cost for obtaining, preparing and submitting documents during port or border handling, customs clearance and inspection procedures.

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no practice 542 160
Time to export: Documentary compliance (hours)
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Time to export: Documentary compliance (hours)

The time and cost for documentary compliance include the time and cost for obtaining documents, preparing documents, processing documents, presenting documents, and submitting documents.

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no practice 97 5
Cost to export: Documentary compliance (USD)
X

Cost to export: Documentary compliance (USD)

The time and cost for documentary compliance include the time and cost for obtaining documents, preparing documents, processing documents, presenting documents, and submitting documents.

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no practice 246 36
Time to import: Border compliance (hours)
X

Time to import: Border compliance (hours)

The time and cost for border compliance include time and cost for obtaining, preparing and submitting documents during port or border handling, customs clearance and inspection procedures.

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no practice 160 9
Cost to import: Border compliance (USD)
X

Cost to import: Border compliance (USD)

The time and cost for border compliance include time and cost for obtaining, preparing and submitting documents during port or border handling, customs clearance and inspection procedures.

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no practice 643 123
Time to import: Documentary compliance (hours)
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Time to import: Documentary compliance (hours)

The time and cost for documentary compliance include the time and cost for obtaining documents, preparing documents, processing documents, presenting documents, and submitting documents.

View methodology

no practice 123 4
Cost to import: Documentary compliance (USD)
X

Cost to import: Documentary compliance (USD)

The time and cost for documentary compliance include the time and cost for obtaining documents, preparing documents, processing documents, presenting documents, and submitting documents.

View methodology

no practice 351 25
Characteristics Export Import
Product No practice No practice
Trade partner No practice No practice
Border No practice No practice
Distance (km) No practice No practice
Domestic transport time (hours) No practice No practice
Domestic transport cost (USD) No practice No practice
Domestic transport speed (km/hour) No practice No practice
Domestic transport cost per distance (USD/km) No practice No practice
Export documents
No practice
Import documents
No practice

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