Maritime profile: Norway

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2017
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade ¹
5.305 Millions
396 399 Millions current US$
184 729 Millions current US$
Coast/area ratio ²
Ship building ³
Ship scrapping ³
(e) 146 m/km²
68 211 GT
1 107 GT
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
Container port throughput
21 495 Thousands DWT
53 974 Thousands DWT
826 500 TEU
WORLD SHARES FOR 2017
0.07 %0.49 %0.58 %0.46 %3.25 %1.15 %2.92 %0.11 %0.10 % Less than 0.01% of the World total0.07 %0.49 %0.58 %0.46 %3.25 %1.15 %2.92 %0.11 %0.10 % Less than 0.01% of the World total
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+14.0 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2017
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Merchandise exports
103 759
130 657
103 809
101 976
Merchandise imports
55 488
77 330
76 387
82 753
Merchandise trade balance
48 271
53 327
27 421
19 223
Export structure by product group in 2017
(as % of total exports)
1 %1 %20 %20 %60 %60 %7 %7 %12 %12 %
Top 5 partners in 2017
(exports, millions of US$)
21 52315 82310 1356 7396 57021 52315 82310 1356 7396 570
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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+1.0 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2017
Services exports by main category
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Transport
54.6
44.1
43.5
40.9
Travel
11.7
11.3
11.7
14.6
Other services
32.1
42.8
42.8
42.3
Total trade in transport services
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Transport services exports
16 279
18 262
18 103
15 146
Transport services imports
9 181
11 281
10 222
10 836
Transport services trade balance
7 097
6 980
7 881
4 310
NATIONAL FLEET
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+7.6 %
Fleet growth rate in 2017
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Total fleet
24 243.0
20 811.2
19 447.4
21 495.3
Oil tankers
10 971.0
9 356.8
5 849.2
6 869.6
Bulk carriers
6 866.0
4 046.3
5 566.2
5 806.0
General cargo
3 318.0
3 315.8
375.0
436.1
Container ships
72.0
7.3
..
..
Other types of ships
3 016.0
4 085.1
7 657.0
8 383.6
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
11412459879113423210471112723397741103123710277107822919879
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)
National connectivity index
Maximum 2004=100 for China
5.85.87.17.14.84.85.05.05.35.35.35.37.37.37.97.97.97.97.97.97.87.87.37.38.38.39.29.25.87.14.85.05.35.37.37.97.97.97.87.38.39.2
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: 14 August 2018