Maritime profile: Netherlands

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2016
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade ¹
16.987 Millions
765 732 Millions current US$
1 073 739 Millions current US$
Coast/area ratio ²
Ship building ³
Ship scrapping ³
..
175 933 GT
6 825 GT
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
Container port throughput
7 992 Thousands DWT
17 441 Thousands DWT
12 671 464 TEU
WORLD SHARES FOR 2016
0.23 %1.00 %3.56 %3.12 %0.12 %0.44 %0.97 %1.87 %0.27 %0.02 %0.23 %1.00 %3.56 %3.12 %0.12 %0.44 %0.97 %1.87 %0.27 %0.02 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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0 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2016
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Merchandise exports
406 372
574 251
569 555
569 430
Merchandise imports
363 822
516 409
512 933
504 309
Merchandise trade balance
42 550
57 842
56 622
65 121
Export structure by product group in 2016
(as % of total exports)
6 %6 %65 %65 %11 %11 %17 %17 %
Top 5 partners in 2016
(exports, millions of US$)
137 80366 39055 17546 00923 280137 80366 39055 17546 00923 280
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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-2.8 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2016
Services exports by main category
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Transport
-
-
19.9
(e) 19.2
Travel
-
-
6.5
(e) 6.9
Other services
-
-
68.8
(e) 68.9
Total trade in transport services
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Transport services exports
-
-
35 425
(e) 34 447
Transport services imports
-
-
21 778
(e) 21 540
Transport services trade balance
-
-
13 646
(e) 12 907
NATIONAL FLEET
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-5.5 %
Fleet growth rate in 2016
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Total fleet
7 940.0
7 252.5
8 461.7
7 992.1
Oil tankers
695.0
651.2
263.3
217.5
Bulk carriers
380.0
53.0
958.3
620.8
General cargo
3 632.0
3 605.5
4 428.8
4 397.7
Container ships
1 903.0
1 855.9
1 005.7
925.2
Other types of ships
1 330.0
1 086.8
1 805.5
1 830.9
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
55347601161554249607191654051622181653861602131851874581918
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)
0.8830.8800.8630.8210.8130.7590.7440.7440.7200.7080.8830.8800.8630.8210.8130.7590.7440.7440.7200.708
National connectivity index
Maximum 2004=100 for China
84.484.496.396.394.294.287.587.588.988.992.192.190.090.088.788.787.687.684.884.881.081.080.080.078.878.884.496.394.287.588.992.190.088.787.684.881.080.078.8
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: 20 December 2017