Maritime profile: Malaysia

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2015
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade ¹
30.331 Millions
293 727 Millions current US$
375 831 Millions current US$
Coast/area ratio ²
Ship building ³
Ship scrapping ³
(e) 28 m/km²
51 822 GT
27 686 GT
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
Container port throughput
9 406 Thousands DWT
16 597 Thousands DWT
(e) 22 718 784 TEU
WORLD SHARES FOR 2015
0.4126964031080130.3929297053945321.207551.059550.5703183640310980.5387329224418690.9579573976396483.319376173828790.07687239394729950.1137168308795870.40.41.21.10.60.51.03.30.10.1
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-14.6 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2015
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2014
2015
Merchandise exports
141 626
198 612
233 927
199 869
Merchandise imports
114 324
164 622
208 851
175 961
Merchandise trade balance
27 301
33 990
25 077
23 908
Export structure by product group in 2015
(as % of total exports)
2 %2 %67 %67 %17 %17 %4 %4 %11 %11 %
Top 5 partners in 2015
(exports, millions of US$)
27 84326 06318 94718 92911 40327 84326 06318 94718 92911 403
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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-14.9 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2015
Services exports by main category
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2014
2015
Transport
20.5
14.1
11.4
(e) 11.7
Travel
44.8
52.3
53.9
(e) 50.7
Other services
33.8
25.5
28.1
(e) 30.4
Total trade in transport services
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2014
2015
Transport services exports
4 056
4 880
4 773
(e) 4 060
Transport services imports
8 396
10 228
12 756
(e) 10 660
Transport services trade balance
-4 340
-5 348
-7 982
(e) -6 600
NATIONAL FLEET
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+0.5 %
Fleet growth rate in 2015
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2014
2015
Total fleet
8 708.0
10 224.8
9 360.5
9 405.9
Oil tankers
3 614.0
5 225.7
3 552.1
3 535.6
Bulk carriers
2 130.0
497.7
324.1
309.2
General cargo
670.0
593.6
322.7
323.7
Container ships
728.0
861.5
204.0
205.9
Other types of ships
1 566.0
3 046.4
4 957.6
5 031.4
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)
0.8590.8510.8210.7950.7430.7430.7410.7410.7350.730
National connectivity index
Maximum 2004=100 for China
110.6110.6104.0104.098.298.299.799.791.091.088.188.181.281.277.677.681.681.669.269.265.065.062.862.8110.6104.098.299.791.088.181.277.681.669.265.062.8
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