Maritime profile: Malaysia

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2017
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade ¹
31.624 Millions
314 486 Millions current US$
412 988 Millions current US$
Coast/area ratio ²
Ship building ³
Ship scrapping ³
(e) 28 m/km²
35 635 GT
..
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
Container port throughput
9 841 Thousands DWT
18 392 Thousands DWT
24 719 000 TEU
WORLD SHARES FOR 2017
0.42 %0.39 %1.23 %1.08 %0.57 %0.53 %1.00 %3.28 %0.05 %Not available or not separately reported0.42 %0.39 %1.23 %1.08 %0.57 %0.53 %1.00 %3.28 %0.05 %Not available or not separately reported
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+14.9 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2017
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Merchandise exports
141 626
198 612
199 158
217 839
Merchandise imports
114 324
164 622
176 011
195 149
Merchandise trade balance
27 302
33 990
23 147
22 690
Export structure by product group in 2017
(as % of total exports)
3 %3 %67 %67 %15 %15 %4 %4 %11 %11 %
Top 5 partners in 2017
(exports, millions of US$)
30 98629 18820 57617 30411 69030 98629 18820 57617 30411 690
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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+7.7 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2017
Services exports by main category
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Transport
20.5
14.1
12.0
(e) 11.9
Travel
44.8
52.3
50.6
(e) 49.9
Other services
33.8
25.5
30.2
(e) 30.3
Total trade in transport services
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Transport services exports
4 056
4 880
4 199
(e) 4 361
Transport services imports
8 396
10 228
10 499
(e) 11 278
Transport services trade balance
-4 340
-5 348
-6 300
(e) -6 916
NATIONAL FLEET
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+3.3 %
Fleet growth rate in 2017
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Total fleet
8 708.0
10 224.8
9 474.0
9 840.8
Oil tankers
3 614.0
5 225.7
3 533.4
3 201.4
Bulk carriers
2 130.0
497.7
309.2
583.5
General cargo
670.0
593.6
317.9
292.8
Container ships
728.0
861.5
205.9
322.0
Other types of ships
1 566.0
3 046.4
5 107.6
5 441.1
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
132925184121321303201901113412632118811134120622187111351154331966136
LINER SHIPPING CONNECTIVITY INDEX
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Bilateral connectivity index - Top 10 partners in 2017
Can only take values between 0 (minimum) and 1 (maximum)
0.7830.7530.6900.6650.6640.6510.6510.6460.6440.6320.7830.7530.6900.6650.6640.6510.6510.6460.6440.632
National connectivity index
Maximum 2004=100 for China
104.8104.8108.9108.9110.6110.6104.0104.098.298.299.799.791.091.088.188.181.281.277.677.681.681.669.269.265.065.062.862.8104.8108.9110.6104.098.299.791.088.181.277.681.669.265.062.8
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: 19 November 2018