Maritime profile: New Zealand

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2018
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade ¹
4.743 Millions
204 556 Millions current US$
83 465 Millions current US$
Coast/area ratio ²
Ship building ³
Ship scrapping ³
65 m/km²
..
520 GT
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
Container port throughput
235 Thousands DWT
290 Thousands DWT
3 328 700 TEU
WORLD SHARES FOR 2018
0.06 %0.24 %0.20 %0.22 %1.05 %0.01 %0.02 %0.42 %Not available or not separately reported Less than 0.01% of the World total0.06 %0.24 %0.20 %0.22 %1.05 %0.01 %0.02 %0.42 %Not available or not separately reported Less than 0.01% of the World total
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+4.2 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2018
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Merchandise exports
21 730
31 396
34 355
39 673
Merchandise imports
26 219
30 617
36 554
43 793
Merchandise trade balance
-4 489
780
-2 198
-4 120
Export structure by product group in 2018
(as % of total exports)
6 %6 %19 %19 %13 %13 %62 %62 %
Top 5 partners in 2018
(exports, millions of US$)
9 9106 1063 9652 4831 2679 9106 1063 9652 4831 267
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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+6.8 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2018
Services exports by main category
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Transport
17.0
15.7
12.9
(e) 13.3
Travel
63.8
56.4
62.8
(e) 63.7
Other services
(e) 17.6
(e) 25.4
(e) 23.0
(e) 21.5
Total trade in transport services
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Transport services exports
1 724
1 811
1 865
(e) 2 255
Transport services imports
2 852
2 806
2 808
(e) 3 259
Transport services trade balance
-1 127
-995
-943
(e) -1 004
NATIONAL FLEET
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+33.9 %
Fleet growth rate in 2018
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Total fleet
173.0
327.4
148.3
235.5
Oil tankers
86.0
89.2
88.9
155.9
Bulk carriers
17.0
20.2
..
..
General cargo
19.0
155.8
23.4
50.0
Container ships
..
8.2
16.6
..
Other types of ships
51.0
54.1
19.4
29.6
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
9015690175831165802144752134
LINER SHIPPING CONNECTIVITY INDEX
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Bilateral connectivity index - Top 10 partners in 2018
Can only take values between 0 (minimum) and 1 (maximum)
0.4070.4000.3980.3980.3890.3850.3800.3730.3720.3640.4070.4000.3980.3980.3890.3850.3800.3730.3720.364
National connectivity index
Maximum 2006=100 for China
22.922.934.534.522.422.423.423.423.623.622.322.320.720.721.021.021.321.322.522.524.024.024.824.822.722.722.934.522.423.423.622.320.721.021.322.524.024.822.7
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 MDS Transmodal (https://www.mdts.co.uk).
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: 04 November 2019