Maritime profile: Colombia

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2018
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade ¹
49.661 Millions
330 544 Millions current US$
93 007 Millions current US$
Coast/area ratio ²
Ship building ³
Ship scrapping ³
5 m/km²
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Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
Container port throughput
88 Thousands DWT
144 Thousands DWT
4 125 200 TEU
WORLD SHARES FOR 2018
0.65 %0.39 %0.21 %0.26 %0.36 % Less than 0.01% of the World total Less than 0.01% of the World total0.52 %Not available or not separately reportedNot available or not separately reported0.65 %0.39 %0.21 %0.26 %0.36 % Less than 0.01% of the World total Less than 0.01% of the World total0.52 %Not available or not separately reportedNot available or not separately reported
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+13.2 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2018
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Merchandise exports
21 190
39 713
35 691
41 774
Merchandise imports
21 204
40 486
54 058
51 233
Merchandise trade balance
-14
-772
-18 367
-9 459
Export structure by product group in 2018
(as % of total exports)
5 %5 %20 %20 %58 %58 %4 %4 %14 %14 %
Top 5 partners in 2018
(exports, millions of US$)
11 3254 0563 0701 8521 69111 3254 0563 0701 8521 691
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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+9.0 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2018
Services exports by main category
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Transport
26.3
22.3
21.6
(e) 19.1
Travel
51.4
54.6
57.2
(e) 59.6
Other services
22.3
22.8
20.9
(e) 21.2
Total trade in transport services
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Transport services exports
787
1 144
1 601
(e) 1 779
Transport services imports
2 125
2 827
2 857
(e) 2 993
Transport services trade balance
-1 339
-1 683
-1 256
(e) -1 214
NATIONAL FLEET
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+1.9 %
Fleet growth rate in 2018
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Total fleet
100.0
109.0
100.9
87.5
Oil tankers
10.0
7.8
24.6
16.7
Bulk carriers
4.0
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General cargo
46.0
53.9
37.4
40.2
Container ships
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Other types of ships
40.0
47.4
38.9
30.6
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
76188811988116977179781610
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)
0.5950.5590.5570.5520.5470.5470.5450.5420.5310.5220.5950.5590.5570.5520.5470.5470.5450.5420.5310.522
National connectivity index
Maximum 2006=100 for China
48.548.546.646.649.649.642.942.939.439.434.534.532.632.634.434.429.229.229.329.325.725.724.424.427.427.448.546.649.642.939.434.532.634.429.229.325.724.427.4
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).
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: 04 November 2019