Maritime profile: Brazil

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2016
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade ¹
207.653 Millions
1 795 926 Millions current US$
328 778 Millions current US$
Coast/area ratio ²
Ship building ³
Ship scrapping ³
..
218 764 GT
..
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
Container port throughput
4 347 Thousands DWT
15 783 Thousands DWT
9 864 456 TEU
WORLD SHARES FOR 2016
2.78 %2.37 %1.16 %0.89 %2.04 %0.24 %0.88 %1.46 %0.33 %Not available or not separately reported2.78 %2.37 %1.16 %0.89 %2.04 %0.24 %0.88 %1.46 %0.33 %Not available or not separately reported
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-3.1 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2016
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Merchandise exports
118 529
201 915
191 134
185 286
Merchandise imports
77 628
191 537
178 832
143 492
Merchandise trade balance
40 901
10 378
12 302
41 794
Export structure by product group in 2016
(as % of total exports)
2 %2 %38 %38 %6 %6 %12 %12 %5 %5 %37 %37 %
Top 5 partners in 2016
(exports, millions of US$)
35 13423 30013 41810 3234 86135 13423 30013 41810 3234 861
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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+2.1 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2016
Services exports by main category
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Transport
20.4
16.0
14.7
(e) 15.2
Travel
25.0
17.1
17.3
(e) 18.1
Other services
54.6
66.8
66.7
(e) 65.6
Total trade in transport services
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Transport services exports
3 146
4 940
4 956
(e) 5 058
Transport services imports
5 093
11 079
10 620
(e) 8 788
Transport services trade balance
-1 946
-6 138
-5 664
(e) -3 731
NATIONAL FLEET
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+10.0 %
Fleet growth rate in 2016
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Total fleet
4 021.0
3 406.8
3 951.6
4 347.2
Oil tankers
1 922.0
1 443.2
1 555.4
2 038.6
Bulk carriers
1 344.0
863.0
763.9
610.9
General cargo
326.0
279.1
170.9
170.7
Container ships
184.0
357.9
687.6
691.8
Other types of ships
245.0
463.6
773.8
835.2
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
6121750133957017501837542194818384961454114447013581546
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)
0.5280.5180.5160.5150.5130.5110.5080.5070.5070.5060.5280.5180.5160.5150.5130.5110.5080.5070.5070.506
National connectivity index
Maximum 2004=100 for China
38.938.941.041.042.342.336.936.938.538.534.634.631.731.731.131.130.930.931.631.631.631.631.531.525.825.838.941.042.336.938.534.631.731.130.931.631.631.525.8
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