Maritime profile: Germany

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2016
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade ¹
81.915 Millions
3 477 796 Millions current US$
2 390 073 Millions current US$
Coast/area ratio ²
Ship building ³
Ship scrapping ³
..
404 996 GT
2 541 GT
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
Container port throughput
11 020 Thousands DWT
119 181 Thousands DWT
19 866 700 TEU
WORLD SHARES FOR 2016
1.10 %4.60 %8.32 %6.51 %0.22 %0.61 %6.65 %2.94 %0.61 % Less than 0.01% of the World total1.10 %4.60 %8.32 %6.51 %0.22 %0.61 %6.65 %2.94 %0.61 % Less than 0.01% of the World total
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+0.6 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2016
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Merchandise exports
970 914
1 258 924
1 326 765
1 334 356
Merchandise imports
777 073
1 054 814
1 051 392
1 055 718
Merchandise trade balance
193 842
204 110
275 373
278 638
Export structure by product group in 2016
(as % of total exports)
5 %5 %89 %89 %6 %6 %
Top 5 partners in 2016
(exports, millions of US$)
118 605110 66994 07686 83685 350118 605110 66994 07686 83685 350
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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-1.8 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2016
Services exports by main category
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Transport
23.4
24.8
19.8
(e) 18.8
Travel
18.3
15.4
13.9
(e) 13.7
Other services
53.3
56.1
61.6
(e) 62.6
Total trade in transport services
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Transport services exports
37 349
55 717
52 284
(e) 51 360
Transport services imports
45 583
66 817
66 319
(e) 65 800
Transport services trade balance
-8 234
-11 100
-14 035
(e) -14 441
NATIONAL FLEET
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-12.1 %
Fleet growth rate in 2016
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Total fleet
9 381.0
17 570.2
12 537.8
11 020.1
Oil tankers
404.0
567.1
476.2
476.2
Bulk carriers
2.0
828.3
322.4
322.4
General cargo
336.0
536.9
211.3
210.4
Container ships
8 413.0
15 267.6
11 292.9
9 793.2
Other types of ships
226.0
370.3
235.0
217.9
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
36413185134363157841343591987813436927391736367295103935
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)
0.8630.8560.8320.8040.7910.7550.7360.7180.7170.7100.8630.8560.8320.8040.7910.7550.7360.7180.7170.710
National connectivity index
Maximum 2004=100 for China
89.889.897.897.894.094.088.688.690.690.693.393.390.990.984.384.389.389.389.089.080.780.778.478.476.676.689.897.894.088.690.693.390.984.389.389.080.778.476.6
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