Maritime profile: Pakistan

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2018
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade ¹
212.228 Millions
281 386 Millions current US$
83 957 Millions current US$
Coast/area ratio ²
Ship building ³
Ship scrapping ³
3 m/km²
..
3 968 452 GT
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
Container port throughput
717 Thousands DWT
752 Thousands DWT
3 275 000 TEU
WORLD SHARES FOR 2018
2.78 %0.33 %0.12 %0.31 %0.16 %0.04 %0.04 %0.41 %Not available or not separately reported20.96 %2.78 %0.33 %0.12 %0.31 %0.16 %0.04 %0.04 %0.41 %Not available or not separately reported20.96 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+8.1 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2018
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Merchandise exports
16 051
21 410
22 089
23 485
Merchandise imports
25 357
37 807
44 168
60 472
Merchandise trade balance
-9 306
-16 397
-22 079
-36 987
Export structure by product group in 2018
(as % of total exports)
5 %5 %74 %74 %21 %21 %
Top 5 partners in 2018
(exports, millions of US$)
3 8021 8181 7291 3481 3103 8021 8181 7291 3481 310
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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-8.8 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2018
Services exports by main category
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Transport
29.4
21.7
19.9
16.1
Travel
5.0
4.6
5.4
7.4
Other services
65.6
73.7
74.7
76.4
Total trade in transport services
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Transport services exports
1 076
1 424
1 174
847
Transport services imports
2 625
3 745
3 711
3 705
Transport services trade balance
-1 549
-2 321
-2 537
-2 857
NATIONAL FLEET
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0 %
Fleet growth rate in 2018
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Total fleet
472.0
481.1
709.7
717.1
Oil tankers
274.0
281.7
427.7
434.5
Bulk carriers
..
65.7
255.2
255.2
General cargo
184.0
107.5
..
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Container ships
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..
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Other types of ships
14.0
26.3
26.8
27.4
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
415741574057405638165
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)
0.5060.5060.5010.4970.4900.4820.4770.4690.4680.4670.5060.5060.5010.4970.4900.4820.4770.4690.4680.467
National connectivity index
Maximum 2006=100 for China
35.335.333.133.134.434.432.932.927.727.728.528.527.227.231.231.231.631.626.926.928.428.427.827.826.226.235.333.134.432.927.728.527.231.231.626.928.427.826.2
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 MDS Transmodal (https://www.mdts.co.uk).
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