Maritime profile: Qatar

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2017
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade ¹
2.639 Millions
165 435 Millions current US$
96 826 Millions current US$
Coast/area ratio ²
Ship building ³
Ship scrapping ³
(e) 78 m/km²
431 GT
..
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
Container port throughput
1 067 Thousands DWT
6 640 Thousands DWT
1 267 000 TEU
WORLD SHARES FOR 2017
0.03 %0.21 %0.38 %0.16 %0.06 %0.06 %0.36 %0.17 % Less than 0.01% of the World totalNot available or not separately reported0.03 %0.21 %0.38 %0.16 %0.06 %0.06 %0.36 %0.17 % Less than 0.01% of the World totalNot available or not separately reported
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+17.7 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2017
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Merchandise exports
25 762
74 964
77 893
67 377
Merchandise imports
10 061
23 240
32 612
29 449
Merchandise trade balance
15 701
51 725
45 281
37 928
Export structure by product group in 2017
(as % of total exports)
3 %3 %10 %10 %87 %87 %
Top 5 partners in 2017
(exports, millions of US$)
11 47711 1208 4236 9325 96511 47711 1208 4236 9325 965
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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+34.5 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2017
Services exports by main category
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Transport
53.5
58.2
49.4
57.8
Travel
23.6
19.4
33.6
33.7
Other services
22.9
22.4
17.0
8.5
Total trade in transport services
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Transport services exports
1 723
1 752
7 413
10 235
Transport services imports
1 737
5 758
11 460
10 925
Transport services trade balance
-15
-4 006
-4 046
-690
NATIONAL FLEET
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+23.5 %
Fleet growth rate in 2017
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Total fleet
793.0
1 363.4
800.8
1 067.0
Oil tankers
466.0
545.8
393.1
393.3
Bulk carriers
..
116.0
123.8
493.0
General cargo
58.0
0.2
9.1
1.3
Container ships
202.0
403.8
166.4
68.4
Other types of ships
67.0
297.7
108.5
111.0
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
1156487114844711495369695278211337
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)
0.4100.4060.4030.3990.3720.3620.3510.3470.3450.3440.4100.4060.4030.3990.3720.3620.3510.3470.3450.344
National connectivity index
Maximum 2004=100 for China
31.531.57.27.25.25.23.93.93.43.46.56.53.63.67.77.72.12.13.23.23.63.63.93.94.24.22.62.631.57.25.23.93.46.53.67.72.13.23.63.94.22.6
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: 19 November 2018