Maritime profile: Greece

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2017
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade ¹
11.160 Millions
200 187 Millions current US$
89 329 Millions current US$
Coast/area ratio ²
Ship building ³
Ship scrapping ³
(e) 118 m/km²
2 653 GT
..
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
Container port throughput
72 250 Thousands DWT
314 124 Thousands DWT
4 461 000 TEU
WORLD SHARES FOR 2017
0.15 %0.25 %0.18 %0.32 %0.93 %3.88 %17.00 %0.59 % Less than 0.01% of the World totalNot available or not separately reported0.15 %0.25 %0.18 %0.32 %0.93 %3.88 %17.00 %0.59 % Less than 0.01% of the World totalNot available or not separately reported
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+15.8 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2017
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Merchandise exports
17 278
27 950
28 708
32 625
Merchandise imports
54 436
66 913
48 312
56 704
Merchandise trade balance
-37 158
-38 963
-19 604
-24 078
Export structure by product group in 2017
(as % of total exports)
2 %2 %36 %36 %32 %32 %10 %10 %20 %20 %
Top 5 partners in 2017
(exports, millions of US$)
3 4222 2782 2071 9471 5213 4222 2782 2071 9471 521
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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+19.7 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2017
Services exports by main category
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Transport
(e) 50.9
(e) 54.9
35.7
(e) 32.1
Travel
(e) 39.2
(e) 34.2
50.6
(e) 51.9
Other services
(e) 9.5
10.3
13.2
(e) 15.5
Total trade in transport services
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Transport services exports
(e) 17 243
(e) 20 441
11 056
(e) 10 348
Transport services imports
(e) 8 477
(e) 10 836
6 022
(e) 5 704
Transport services trade balance
(e) 8 766
(e) 9 605
5 033
(e) 4 645
NATIONAL FLEET
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+0.3 %
Fleet growth rate in 2017
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Total fleet
54 642.0
67 629.2
75 120.8
72 250.2
Oil tankers
31 035.0
42 335.9
45 715.2
45 777.5
Bulk carriers
20 468.0
21 401.8
26 051.5
23 079.1
General cargo
494.0
368.4
176.9
178.5
Container ships
2 237.0
2 406.4
1 680.0
568.8
Other types of ships
408.0
1 116.6
1 497.1
2 646.3
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
59771332044075829132232410578171322504235871814525042161935182258439
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)
0.5380.5350.5330.5300.5280.5250.5220.5200.5160.5040.5380.5350.5330.5300.5280.5250.5220.5200.5160.504
National connectivity index
Maximum 2004=100 for China
51.651.649.849.846.846.847.347.345.445.445.545.532.232.234.334.341.941.927.127.130.730.731.331.329.129.130.230.251.649.846.847.345.445.532.234.341.927.130.731.329.130.2
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