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Ease of Doing Business in

Zambia

Zambia Download Profile (1728.2KB, pdf)
Region Sub-Saharan Africa
Income Category Lower middle income
Population 16,211,767
GNI Per Capita (US$) 1,490
City covered Lusaka

190

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DB 2017 Rank

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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 98 94 down
4
60.54 60.77 down
0.23
Starting a Business 105 96 down
9
84.95 84.88 up
0.07
Dealing with Construction Permits 78 67 down
11
70.85 71.62 down
0.77
Getting Electricity 153 109 down
44
49.86 62.25 down
12.39
Registering Property 145 170 up
25
49.00 40.61 up
8.39
Getting Credit 20 19 down
1
75.00 75.00
-
Protecting Minority Investors 87 85 down
2
53.33 53.33
-
Paying Taxes 58 56 down
2
80.16 79.94 up
0.22
Trading across Borders 161 161
-
46.99 46.99
-
Enforcing Contracts 135 133 down
2
49.89 49.89
-
Resolving Insolvency 83 89 up
6
45.36 43.18 up
2.18

Positive= Doing Business reform making it easier to do business.Negative= Change making it more difficult to do business.

DB 2017 Rank:

161

DB 2016 Rank:

161

Change in Rank:

0

DB 2017 DTF (% points):

46.99

DB 2016 DTF (% points):

46.99

Change in DTF (% points):

0.00

Indicator Zambia Sub-Saharan Africa OECD high income
Time to export: Border compliance (hours) info_outline 148 103 12
Cost to export: Border compliance (USD) info_outline 370 583 150
Time to export: Documentary compliance (hours) info_outline 130 93 3
Cost to export: Documentary compliance (USD) info_outline 200 230 36
Time to import: Border compliance (hours) info_outline 163 144 9
Cost to import: Border compliance (USD) info_outline 380 676 115
Time to import: Documentary compliance (hours) info_outline 134 107 4
Cost to import: Documentary compliance (USD) info_outline 175 320 26
Characteristics Export Import
Product HS 74 : Copper and articles thereof HS 8708: Parts and accessories of motor vehicles
Trade partner Switzerland South Africa
Border Chirundu border crossing Chirundu border crossing
Distance (km) 137 137
Domestic transport time (hours) 7 7
Domestic transport cost (USD) 283 325
Export documents
Bill of lading
EUR 1 - Certificate of origin
Certificate of origin
Commercial invoice
Customs Export Declaration (CE20 Form)
Transit entry documents (South Africa & Zimbabwe)
Road manifest
Import documents
Bill of lading
Commercial invoice
Customs Import Declaration (CE 20 Declaration)
Packing list
Road manifest
Transit documents
Proof of payment of customs fees and duties
Release order