Maritime profile: Bangladesh

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2016
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade ¹
162.952 Millions
220 837 Millions current US$
79 727 Millions current US$
Coast/area ratio ²
Ship building ³
Ship scrapping ³
..
6 099 GT
9 210 220 GT
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
Container port throughput
1 726 Thousands DWT
1 497 Thousands DWT
1 642 951 TEU
WORLD SHARES FOR 2016
2.18 %0.29 %0.22 %0.28 %0.20 %0.10 %0.08 %0.24 % Less than 0.01% of the World total31.79 %2.18 %0.29 %0.22 %0.28 %0.20 %0.10 %0.08 %0.24 % Less than 0.01% of the World total31.79 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+7.8 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2016
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Merchandise exports
9 297
19 194
32 379
34 894
Merchandise imports
13 889
27 821
42 047
44 832
Merchandise trade balance
-4 592
-8 627
-9 669
-9 938
Export structure by product group in 2016
(as % of total exports)
5 %5 %95 %95 %
Top 5 partners in 2016
(exports, millions of US$)
5 5414 8173 2592 1552 0885 5414 8173 2592 1552 088
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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-
Transport services exports growth rate in 2016
Services exports by main category
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Transport
8.4
7.2
12.7
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Travel
5.1
3.3
4.8
-
Other services
77.3
88.0
80.2
-
Total trade in transport services
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Transport services exports
122
176
396
-
Transport services imports
1 597
3 442
5 764
-
Transport services trade balance
-1 475
-3 266
-5 368
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NATIONAL FLEET
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-13.8 %
Fleet growth rate in 2016
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Total fleet
627.0
975.3
2 002.4
1 725.7
Oil tankers
117.0
111.2
262.5
282.7
Bulk carriers
44.0
462.3
1 441.4
1 190.0
General cargo
387.0
328.9
225.9
183.6
Container ships
61.0
48.4
28.6
25.2
Other types of ships
18.0
24.6
44.0
44.2
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
8747727109863793396863813763754852755766842755
LINER SHIPPING CONNECTIVITY INDEX
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Bilateral connectivity index - Top 10 partners in 2016
Can only take values between 0 (minimum) and 1 (maximum)
0.3530.3490.3190.3130.3090.3060.2930.2930.2920.2900.3530.3490.3190.3130.3090.3060.2930.2930.2920.290
National connectivity index
Maximum 2004=100 for China
11.311.39.39.38.48.48.08.08.08.08.28.27.67.67.97.96.46.46.46.45.35.35.15.15.25.211.39.38.48.08.08.27.67.96.46.45.35.15.2
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
2014 data. 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 Lloyds List Intelligence.
e
Estimated.
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: 18 April 2018