Maritime profile: China, Hong Kong SAR

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2016
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade ¹
7.303 Millions
320 612 Millions current US$
1 064 070 Millions current US$
Coast/area ratio ²
Ship building ³
Ship scrapping ³
..
2 583 GT
..
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
Container port throughput
164 134 Thousands DWT
87 375 Thousands DWT
22 300 000 TEU
WORLD SHARES FOR 2016
0.10 %0.42 %3.23 %3.39 %Not available or not separately reported9.09 %4.88 %3.30 % Less than 0.01% of the World totalNot available or not separately reported0.10 %0.42 %3.23 %3.39 %Not available or not separately reported9.09 %4.88 %3.30 % Less than 0.01% of the World totalNot available or not separately reported
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+1.2 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2016
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Merchandise exports
292 119
400 692
510 596
516 734
Merchandise imports
300 160
441 369
559 427
547 336
Merchandise trade balance
-8 041
-40 677
-48 831
-30 602
Export structure by product group in 2016
(as % of total exports)
18 %18 %82 %82 %
Top 5 partners in 2016
(exports, millions of US$)
285 50142 03115 39815 05611 189285 50142 03115 39815 05611 189
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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-5.8 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2016
Services exports by main category
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Transport
43.2
37.1
28.5
(e) 28.5
Travel
21.7
27.6
34.6
(e) 33.3
Other services
34.8
35.0
36.5
(e) 37.9
Total trade in transport services
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Transport services exports
20 466
29 858
29 784
(e) 28 050
Transport services imports
11 150
15 698
17 316
(e) 17 140
Transport services trade balance
9 316
14 160
12 468
(e) 10 910
NATIONAL FLEET
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+9.1 %
Fleet growth rate in 2016
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Total fleet
43 958.0
74 513.5
150 408.4
164 134.0
Oil tankers
11 301.0
18 550.1
29 733.4
33 562.6
Bulk carriers
26 546.0
40 957.6
89 033.5
94 147.9
General cargo
2 303.0
3 753.6
2 807.3
3 115.5
Container ships
3 433.0
10 160.4
25 330.4
29 163.8
Other types of ships
375.0
1 091.8
3 503.9
4 144.3
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
3704642281137319363422219109630536838622910802793773082241013281365273200874263
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)
0.8010.7410.7400.7080.7030.7010.6840.6840.6810.6800.8010.7410.7400.7080.7030.7010.6840.6840.6810.680
National connectivity index
Maximum 2004=100 for China
100.5100.5116.8116.8116.0116.0116.6116.6117.2117.2115.3115.3113.6113.6104.5104.5108.8108.8106.2106.299.399.396.896.894.494.4100.5116.8116.0116.6117.2115.3113.6104.5108.8106.299.396.894.4
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
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: 20 December 2017