Maritime profile: Iraq

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2018
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade ¹
38.434 Millions
216 616 Millions current US$
148 446 Millions current US$
Coast/area ratio ²
Ship building ³
Ship scrapping ³
0.242 m/km²
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Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
Container port throughput
107 Thousands DWT
537 Thousands DWT
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WORLD SHARES FOR 2018
0.50 %0.25 %0.49 %0.27 % Less than 0.01% of the World total Less than 0.01% of the World total0.03 %Not available or not separately reportedNot available or not separately reportedNot available or not separately reported0.50 %0.25 %0.49 %0.27 % Less than 0.01% of the World total Less than 0.01% of the World total0.03 %Not available or not separately reportedNot available or not separately reportedNot available or not separately reported
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+49.8 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2018
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Merchandise exports
23 697
52 483
57 577
95 256
Merchandise imports
23 532
43 915
58 517
53 191
Merchandise trade balance
165
8 567
-940
42 065
Export structure by product group in 2018
(as % of total exports)
2 %2 %98 %98 %
Top 5 partners in 2018
(exports, millions of US$)
21 03920 69210 8728 9674 97921 03920 69210 8728 9674 979
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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+64.9 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2018
Services exports by main category
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Transport
49.7
13.7
6.5
17.4
Travel
47.2
58.6
56.3
35.7
Other services
3.1
27.7
37.2
46.7
Total trade in transport services
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Transport services exports
177
389
328
967
Transport services imports
2 811
4 919
5 511
5 413
Transport services trade balance
-2 635
-4 530
-5 184
-4 445
NATIONAL FLEET
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+0.9 %
Fleet growth rate in 2018
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Total fleet
210.0
180.1
105.3
106.5
Oil tankers
86.0
67.9
29.2
29.2
Bulk carriers
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General cargo
55.0
54.3
1.0
1.0
Container ships
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Other types of ships
69.0
57.9
75.1
76.3
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
73167016661668165346
LINER SHIPPING CONNECTIVITY INDEX
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Bilateral connectivity index - Top 10 partners in 2018
Can only take values between 0 (minimum) and 1 (maximum)
0.3920.3740.3650.3520.3490.3400.3360.3330.3300.3250.3920.3740.3650.3520.3490.3400.3360.3330.3300.325
National connectivity index
Maximum 2006=100 for China
21.721.722.922.911.911.98.38.39.29.26.66.65.85.86.06.05.45.44.54.53.33.33.63.63.73.721.722.911.98.39.26.65.86.05.44.53.33.63.7
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 MDS Transmodal (https://www.mdts.co.uk).
Symbols for missing values:
0
Zero means that the amount is nil or negligible
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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: 04 November 2019