Maritime profile: Vanuatu

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2015
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade ¹
0.265 Millions
719 Millions current US$
(e) 450 Millions current US$
Coast/area ratio ²
Ship building ³
Ship scrapping ³
(e) 257 m/km²
..
..
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
Container port throughput
2 610 Thousands DWT
3 Thousands DWT
..
WORLD SHARES FOR 2015
0.003600966116137910.000961621249788220.000370.002340.1915946708297110.1494758168121160.0001442984655238840.00.00.00.00.20.10.0
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-1.3 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2015
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2014
2015
Merchandise exports
38
49
63
(e) 62
Merchandise imports
149
285
313
(e) 388
Merchandise trade balance
-111
-236
-250
(e) -326
Export structure by product group in 2015
(as % of total exports)
3 %3 %23 %23 %74 %74 %
Top 5 partners in 2015
(exports, millions of US$)
318731318731
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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-
Transport services exports growth rate in 2015
Services exports by main category
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2014
2015
Transport
18.7
11.4
13.5
-
Travel
61.6
78.5
77.1
-
Other services
19.7
10.1
9.4
-
Total trade in transport services
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2014
2015
Transport services exports
26
32
45
-
Transport services imports
43
67
74
-
Transport services trade balance
-17
-35
-29
-
NATIONAL FLEET
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-12.3 %
Fleet growth rate in 2015
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2014
2015
Total fleet
2 145.0
2 683.7
2 975.9
2 609.7
Oil tankers
..
..
3.8
3.8
Bulk carriers
1 290.0
1 748.5
1 706.4
1 304.5
General cargo
259.0
239.2
54.4
66.6
Container ships
29.0
28.9
28.9
32.9
Other types of ships
567.0
667.1
1 182.4
1 201.8
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)
0.3530.3460.3440.3430.3370.3260.3210.3170.3100.305
National connectivity index
Maximum 2004=100 for China
6.26.26.46.43.43.43.93.93.73.73.83.84.24.24.44.44.34.34.44.44.54.53.93.96.26.43.43.93.73.84.24.44.34.44.53.9
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