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Ease of Doing Business in

Samoa

Samoa Download Profile (1691.8KB, pdf)
Region East Asia & Pacific
Income Category Lower middle income
Population 193,228
GNI Per Capita (US$) 3,930
City covered Apia

190

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DB 2017 Rank

1

100

DB 2017 DTF (% points)

  • local_library
  • group
Topics DB 2017 Rank DB 2016 Rank info_outline Change in Rank DB 2017 DTF (% points) info_outline DB 2016 DTF (% points) info_outline Change in DTF (% points) info_outline
Overall 89 87 down
2
62.17 62.16 down
0.01
Starting a Business 37 34 down
3
92.49 92.46 up
0.03
Dealing with Construction Permits 96 90 down
6
68.63 68.59 up
0.04
Getting Electricity 59 52 down
7
79.61 79.67 down
0.06
Registering Property 64 63 down
1
69.12 69.13 down
0.01
Getting Credit 157 152 down
5
25.00 25.00
-
Protecting Minority Investors 63 62 down
1
58.33 58.33
-
Paying Taxes 71 68 down
3
76.93 76.93
-
Trading across Borders 141 139 down
2
57.81 57.81
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Enforcing Contracts 67 66 down
1
60.44 60.44
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Resolving Insolvency 134 133 down
1
33.33 33.23 up
0.10

DB 2017 Rank:

141

DB 2016 Rank:

139

Change in Rank:

down2

DB 2017 DTF (% points):

57.81

DB 2016 DTF (% points):

57.81

Change in DTF (% points):

0.00

Indicator Samoa East Asia & Pacific OECD high income
Time to export: Border compliance (hours) info_outline 51 57 12
Cost to export: Border compliance (USD) info_outline 1,400 402 150
Time to export: Documentary compliance (hours) info_outline 24 73 3
Cost to export: Documentary compliance (USD) info_outline 180 132 36
Time to import: Border compliance (hours) info_outline 84 71 9
Cost to import: Border compliance (USD) info_outline 900 436 115
Time to import: Documentary compliance (hours) info_outline 25 71 4
Cost to import: Documentary compliance (USD) info_outline 230 128 26
Characteristics Export Import
Product HS 85 : Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles HS 8708: Parts and accessories of motor vehicles
Trade partner Australia New Zealand
Border Apia port Apia port
Distance (km) 4 4
Domestic transport time (hours) 1 1
Domestic transport cost (USD) 200 210
Export documents
Bill of lading
Certificate of origin
Form E (declaration of value to Central Bank)
Packing list
Certificate of origin
Terminal handling receipt
Insurance
Import documents
Commercial invoice
Bill of Lading
Cargo Release order
Import declaration
Insurance certificate
Certificate of Origin
Packing List