Maritime profile: Argentina

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2018
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade ¹
44.361 Millions
514 350 Millions current US$
127 063 Millions current US$
Coast/area ratio ²
Ship building ³
Ship scrapping ³
3 m/km²
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..
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
Container port throughput
546 Thousands DWT
858 Thousands DWT
1 801 292 TEU
WORLD SHARES FOR 2018
0.58 %0.60 %0.32 %0.33 %0.51 %0.03 %0.04 %0.23 %Not available or not separately reportedNot available or not separately reported0.58 %0.60 %0.32 %0.33 %0.51 %0.03 %0.04 %0.23 %Not available or not separately reportedNot available or not separately reported
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+5.1 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2018
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Merchandise exports
40 351
68 187
56 784
61 620
Merchandise imports
28 689
56 793
60 205
65 443
Merchandise trade balance
11 662
11 395
-3 421
-3 823
Export structure by product group in 2018
(as % of total exports)
6 %6 %23 %23 %5 %5 %66 %66 %
Top 5 partners in 2018
(exports, millions of US$)
11 2914 2784 2113 0372 10111 2914 2784 2113 0372 101
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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-6.1 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2018
Services exports by main category
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Transport
20.2
15.4
17.6
12.7
Travel
42.3
38.9
37.3
39.3
Other services
37.5
44.7
44.3
47.4
Total trade in transport services
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Transport services exports
1 304
1 977
2 330
1 798
Transport services imports
1 988
3 686
4 485
4 931
Transport services trade balance
-684
-1 709
-2 155
-3 133
NATIONAL FLEET
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-3.4 %
Fleet growth rate in 2018
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Total fleet
491.0
980.9
637.9
545.7
Oil tankers
105.0
536.8
417.1
363.4
Bulk carriers
52.0
114.3
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General cargo
97.0
70.5
53.5
8.8
Container ships
..
18.3
15.0
15.0
Other types of ships
237.0
241.0
152.2
158.4
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
13019271421929126111301181112911211126
LINER SHIPPING CONNECTIVITY INDEX
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Bilateral connectivity index - Top 10 partners in 2018
Can only take values between 0 (minimum) and 1 (maximum)
0.4730.4610.4600.4600.4590.4590.4570.4530.4490.4480.4730.4610.4600.4600.4590.4590.4570.4530.4490.448
National connectivity index
Maximum 2006=100 for China
32.532.532.332.333.233.234.534.533.233.231.131.128.128.127.627.628.028.026.426.427.627.626.426.427.327.332.532.333.234.533.231.128.127.628.026.427.626.427.3
Source: UNCTADstat (http://unctadstat.unctad.org)
Notes:
1
Sum of exports and imports.
2
Coastline length based on data calculated in 2000 from the World Vector Shoreline database at 1:250,000 scale.
3
Propelled seagoing merchant vessels of 100 GT and above. Source: Clarksons Research.
4
Propelled seagoing merchant vessels of 100 GT and above, on 1 January. Source: Clarksons Research.
5
Propelled seagoing merchant vessels of 1000 GT and above, on 1 January. Source: Clarksons Research.
6
TEU: Twenty Foot Equivalent Unit. Source: UNCTAD Secretariat, derived from various sources including Dynamar B.V. Publications, terminal operators and port authorities.
7
Statistics presented correspond to the 6th edition of the IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual, 2009 (BPM6, 2009).
8
Source: UNCTAD Secretariat, generated from data provided by MDS Transmodal (https://www.mdts.co.uk).
Symbols for missing values:
0
Zero means that the amount is nil or negligible
..
Not available or not separately reported
_
Not applicable
...
Not available, including no quotation
#
Non-relevant calculation
-
Not publishable
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Negative accumulation of flows; Value included in regional and global totals
Abbreviations & acronyms:
DWT:
Dead weight tons
GDP:
Gross domestic product
GT:
Gross tons
TEU:
Twenty foot equivalent unit
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Generation date: 04 November 2019