Maritime profile: India

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2016
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade ¹
1 324.171 Millions
2 259 642 Millions current US$
625 352 Millions current US$
Coast/area ratio ²
Ship building ³
Ship scrapping ³
..
32 184 GT
9 985 109 GT
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
Container port throughput
16 337 Thousands DWT
21 678 Thousands DWT
11 319 000 TEU
WORLD SHARES FOR 2016
17.73 %2.99 %1.65 %2.23 %1.05 %0.90 %1.21 %1.67 %0.05 %34.47 %17.73 %2.99 %1.65 %2.23 %1.05 %0.90 %1.21 %1.67 %0.05 %34.47 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-1.2 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2016
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Merchandise exports
99 616
226 351
267 444
264 144
Merchandise imports
142 870
350 233
392 866
361 208
Merchandise trade balance
-43 254
-123 881
-125 422
-97 064
Export structure by product group in 2016
(as % of total exports)
16 %16 %62 %62 %11 %11 %11 %11 %
Top 5 partners in 2016
(exports, millions of US$)
41 99230 04213 2108 9168 56541 99230 04213 2108 9168 565
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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+6.1 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2016
Services exports by main category
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Transport
12.5
11.3
9.2
(e) 9.4
Travel
14.4
12.4
13.4
(e) 13.9
Other services
(e) 73.1
76.3
77.2
(e) 76.6
Total trade in transport services
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Transport services exports
6 537
13 275
14 319
(e) 15 192
Transport services imports
(e) 33 009
(e) 46 705
(e) 52 257
(e) 47 951
Transport services trade balance
(e) -26 472
(e) -33 430
(e) -37 938
(e) -32 759
NATIONAL FLEET
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+4.9 %
Fleet growth rate in 2016
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Total fleet
12 347.0
14 969.6
15 578.8
16 336.9
Oil tankers
7 872.0
9 004.6
7 736.1
8 426.4
Bulk carriers
3 318.0
4 109.4
4 940.2
4 764.1
General cargo
351.0
362.3
1 192.3
1 229.5
Container ships
131.0
328.1
321.8
395.3
Other types of ships
675.0
1 165.2
1 388.4
1 521.6
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
86217567721208321456172116826155647411781214389751127791337885114
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)
0.6270.6250.6060.5900.5760.5690.5620.5600.5600.5600.6270.6250.6060.5900.5760.5690.5620.5600.5600.560
National connectivity index
Maximum 2004=100 for China
58.258.245.945.945.645.644.444.441.341.341.541.541.441.441.041.042.242.240.540.542.942.936.936.934.134.158.245.945.644.441.341.541.441.042.240.542.936.934.1
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