Maritime profile: Papua New Guinea

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2015
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade ¹
7.619 Millions
16 961 Millions current US$
(e) 11 315 Millions current US$
Coast/area ratio ²
Ship building ³
Ship scrapping ³
(e) 45 m/km²
..
..
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
Container port throughput
175 Thousands DWT
135 Thousands DWT
(e) 382 301 TEU
WORLD SHARES FOR 2015
0.1036716773309030.02268974423160380.052270.016041.235516464478830.009999359158041950.007800255571745270.05585693819950330.10.00.10.01.20.00.00.1
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-1.3 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2015
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2014
2015
Merchandise exports
3 273
5 742
8 761
(e) 8 651
Merchandise imports
1 729
(e) 3 950
(e) 2 932
(e) 2 665
Merchandise trade balance
1 545
(e) 1 792
(e) 5 829
(e) 5 986
Export structure by product group in 2015
(as % of total exports)
18 %18 %4 %4 %36 %36 %19 %19 %9 %9 %15 %15 %
Top 5 partners in 2015
(exports, millions of US$)
2 5122 0911 4313873402 5122 0911 431387340
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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-39.6 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2015
Services exports by main category
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2014
2015
Transport
10.2
6.7
9.4
(e) 11.5
Travel
1.2
0.7
1.3
(e) 0.6
Other services
88.6
92.5
89.3
(e) 87.9
Total trade in transport services
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2014
2015
Transport services exports
31
21
20
(e) 12
Transport services imports
279
590
529
(e) 302
Transport services trade balance
-248
-569
-510
(e) -290
NATIONAL FLEET
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+12.9 %
Fleet growth rate in 2015
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2014
2015
Total fleet
87.0
111.1
154.6
174.6
Oil tankers
10.0
2.7
2.7
2.7
Bulk carriers
5.0
6.4
..
..
General cargo
68.0
89.8
102.0
106.6
Container ships
..
..
28.7
44.0
Other types of ships
4.0
12.2
21.2
21.2
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)
0.3420.3360.3360.3340.3320.3280.3240.3210.3140.305
National connectivity index
Maximum 2004=100 for China
7.67.69.09.06.66.66.96.98.88.86.46.46.66.66.96.96.96.94.74.76.46.47.07.07.69.06.66.98.86.46.66.96.94.76.47.0
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