By John Lee.
Iran has been ranked 96th out of 160 countries in the World Bank‘s Logistics Performance Index (LPI), an improvement of 16 places since 2012. (Iran was not ranked in the 2014 report).
The LPI is an interactive benchmarking tool created to help countries identify the challenges and opportunities they face in their performance on trade logistics and what they can do to improve their performance.
The index is topped by Germany, Luxembourg and Sweden, with Syria coming last behind Haiti and Somalia.
Neighbouring Iraq was ranked 149th.
(Source: World Bank)