Maritime profile: China, Hong Kong SAR

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2015
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade ¹
7.288 Millions
307 017 Millions current US$
1 070 023 Millions current US$
Coast/area ratio ²
Ship building ³
Ship scrapping ³
..
8 710 GT
..
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
Container port throughput
150 321 Thousands DWT
80 153 Thousands DWT
(e) 22 300 000 TEU
WORLD SHARES FOR 2015
0.09916335352836610.4107088914063913.084883.368578.609863373921864.626404588853743.258188790741490.01292035334956160.10.43.13.48.64.63.30.0
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-2.6 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2015
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2014
2015
Merchandise exports
292 119
400 692
524 065
510 596
Merchandise imports
300 160
441 369
600 613
559 427
Merchandise trade balance
-8 041
-40 677
-76 548
-48 831
Export structure by product group in 2015
(as % of total exports)
16 %16 %84 %84 %
Top 5 partners in 2015
(exports, millions of US$)
287 48244 34715 94513 2729 928287 48244 34715 94513 2729 928
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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-6.8 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2015
Services exports by main category
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2014
2015
Transport
43.2
37.1
30.0
(e) 28.6
Travel
21.7
27.6
36.0
(e) 34.4
Other services
34.8
35.0
33.8
(e) 36.7
Total trade in transport services
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2014
2015
Transport services exports
20 466
29 858
31 945
(e) 29 778
Transport services imports
11 150
15 698
18 393
(e) 17 709
Transport services trade balance
9 316
14 160
13 552
(e) 12 069
NATIONAL FLEET
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+6.6 %
Fleet growth rate in 2015
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2014
2015
Total fleet
43 958.0
74 513.5
140 975.9
150 321.5
Oil tankers
11 301.0
18 550.1
26 406.5
29 619.9
Bulk carriers
26 546.0
40 957.6
86 772.0
88 942.0
General cargo
2 303.0
3 753.6
2 847.3
2 809.7
Container ships
3 433.0
10 160.4
21 541.9
25 330.4
Other types of ships
375.0
1 091.8
3 408.2
3 619.5
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
LINER SHIPPING CONNECTIVITY INDEX
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Bilateral connectivity index - Top 10 partners in 2015
Can only take values between 0 (minimum) and 1 (maximum)
0.8800.8360.8210.8030.7630.7610.7600.7580.7560.755
National connectivity index
Maximum 2004=100 for China
116.8116.8116.0116.0116.6116.6117.2117.2115.3115.3113.6113.6104.5104.5108.8108.8106.2106.299.399.396.896.894.494.4116.8116.0116.6117.2115.3113.6104.5108.8106.299.396.894.4
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
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: 09 December 2016