Georgia promoted 11 places in World Bank’s logistic performance index

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Georgia’s logistics performance has improved, jumping 11 places from 130th to occupy the 119th position on the World Bank’s recently released Logistics Performance Index (LPI) 2018 report.

The 2018 Logistics Performance Index scores countries on how efficiently they move goods across and within borders.

In the index Georgia takes 119 place with a score of 2.44 among 160 countries across the world.

Georgia improved its position in almost every component of the index:

  • Efficiency of the clearance process (i.e., speed, simplicity and predictability of formalities) by border control agencies, including customs – 2.42.
  • Quality of trade and transport related infrastructure (e.g., ports, railroads, roads, information technology) – 2.38.
  • International shipments - 2.38.
  • Competence and quality of logistics services (e.g., transport operators, customs brokers) – 2.26.
  • Timeliness of shipments in reaching destination within the scheduled or expected delivery time – 2.95.

Germany (score 4.20), Sweden (score 4.05), Belgium (score 4.04), Austria (score 4.03) and Japan (score 4.03) are the countries which had the best logistics performance in 2018.