Australia: The number of documents needed for importing goods
For that indicator, we provide data for Australia from to . The average value for Australia during that period was documents with a minimum of documents in and a maximum of documents in .
The latest value from is documents. For comparison, the world average in based on
countries is 0 documents.
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Definition: All documents required per shipment to import goods are recorded. It is assumed that the contract has already been agreed upon and signed by both parties. Documents required for clearance by government ministries, customs authorities, port and container terminal authorities, health and technical control agencies and banks are taken into account. Since payment is by letter of credit, all documents required by banks for the issuance or securing of a letter of credit are also taken into account. Documents that are renewed annually and that do not require renewal per shipment (for example, an annual tax clearance certificate) are not included.