Maritime profile: Bangladesh

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2017
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade ¹
164.670 Millions
245 695 Millions current US$
88 687 Millions current US$
Coast/area ratio ²
Ship building ³
Ship scrapping ³
(e) 25 m/km²
22 371 GT
6 869 287 GT
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
Container port throughput
1 845 Thousands DWT
1 922 Thousands DWT
2 587 000 TEU
WORLD SHARES FOR 2017
2.18 %0.31 %0.20 %0.29 %0.20 %0.10 %0.10 %0.34 %0.03 %29.98 %2.18 %0.31 %0.20 %0.29 %0.20 %0.10 %0.10 %0.34 %0.03 %29.98 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+2.7 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2017
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Merchandise exports
9 297
19 194
32 379
35 851
Merchandise imports
13 889
27 821
42 047
52 836
Merchandise trade balance
-4 592
-8 627
-9 669
-16 985
Export structure by product group in 2017
(as % of total exports)
5 %5 %95 %95 %
Top 5 partners in 2017
(exports, millions of US$)
5 2595 0733 3332 3582 1115 2595 0733 3332 3582 111
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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+19.9 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2017
Services exports by main category
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Transport
8.4
7.2
12.4
13.0
Travel
5.1
3.3
4.6
8.7
Other services
77.3
88.0
80.8
76.3
Total trade in transport services
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Transport services exports
122
176
401
500
Transport services imports
1 597
3 442
5 774
6 486
Transport services trade balance
-1 475
-3 266
-5 373
-5 986
NATIONAL FLEET
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+2.1 %
Fleet growth rate in 2017
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Total fleet
627.0
975.3
2 002.4
1 845.1
Oil tankers
117.0
111.2
262.5
302.0
Bulk carriers
44.0
462.3
1 441.4
1 319.5
General cargo
387.0
328.9
225.9
144.6
Container ships
61.0
48.4
28.6
27.6
Other types of ships
18.0
24.6
44.0
51.3
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
94579291209258128119863793396863813763754852755
LINER SHIPPING CONNECTIVITY INDEX
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Bilateral connectivity index - Top 10 partners in 2017
Can only take values between 0 (minimum) and 1 (maximum)
0.3150.3120.3010.2870.2860.2830.2790.2760.2520.2510.3150.3120.3010.2870.2860.2830.2790.2760.2520.251
National connectivity index
Maximum 2004=100 for China
11.911.911.011.09.39.38.48.48.08.08.08.08.28.27.67.67.97.96.46.46.46.45.35.35.15.15.25.211.911.09.38.48.08.08.27.67.96.46.45.35.15.2
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
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: 19 November 2018