Maritime profile: Malaysia

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2016
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade ¹
31.187 Millions
296 531 Millions current US$
358 089 Millions current US$
Coast/area ratio ²
Ship building ³
Ship scrapping ³
..
29 117 GT
..
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
Container port throughput
9 653 Thousands DWT
16 791 Thousands DWT
22 367 904 TEU
WORLD SHARES FOR 2016
0.42 %0.39 %1.18 %1.04 %0.57 %0.53 %0.94 %3.31 %0.04 %Not available or not separately reported0.42 %0.39 %1.18 %1.04 %0.57 %0.53 %0.94 %3.31 %0.04 %Not available or not separately reported
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-4.8 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2016
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Merchandise exports
141 626
198 612
199 158
189 659
Merchandise imports
114 324
164 622
176 011
168 430
Merchandise trade balance
27 301
33 990
23 147
21 229
Export structure by product group in 2016
(as % of total exports)
2 %2 %68 %68 %14 %14 %4 %4 %12 %12 %
Top 5 partners in 2016
(exports, millions of US$)
27 58123 75319 35415 25010 62827 58123 75319 35415 25010 628
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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-4.2 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2016
Services exports by main category
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Transport
20.5
14.1
11.6
(e) 11.4
Travel
44.8
52.3
50.8
(e) 49.9
Other services
33.8
25.5
30.4
(e) 31.3
Total trade in transport services
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Transport services exports
4 056
4 880
4 021
(e) 3 852
Transport services imports
8 396
10 228
10 508
(e) 9 627
Transport services trade balance
-4 340
-5 348
-6 487
(e) -5 775
NATIONAL FLEET
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+1.9 %
Fleet growth rate in 2016
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Total fleet
8 708.0
10 224.8
9 474.0
9 653.1
Oil tankers
3 614.0
5 225.7
3 533.4
3 535.1
Bulk carriers
2 130.0
497.7
309.2
400.4
General cargo
670.0
593.6
317.9
323.3
Container ships
728.0
861.5
205.9
220.6
Other types of ships
1 566.0
3 046.4
5 107.6
5 173.8
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
131121192111351263211881113412062218711135115433196613610784518710136
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)
0.8450.8170.7730.7400.7280.7240.7240.7200.7190.7180.8450.8170.7730.7400.7280.7240.7240.7200.7190.718
National connectivity index
Maximum 2004=100 for China
102.5102.5110.6110.6104.0104.098.298.299.799.791.091.088.188.181.281.277.677.681.681.669.269.265.065.062.862.8102.5110.6104.098.299.791.088.181.277.681.669.265.062.8
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
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