Maritime profile: Switzerland, Liechtenstein

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2017
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade ¹
8.514 Millions
685 180 Millions current US$
568 446 Millions current US$
Coast/area ratio ²
Ship building ³
Ship scrapping ³
(e) 0.000 m/km²
..
..
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
Container port throughput
1 759 Thousands DWT
23 977 Thousands DWT
108 061 TEU
WORLD SHARES FOR 2017
0.11 %0.85 %1.69 %1.50 % Less than 0.01% of the World total0.09 %1.30 %0.01 %Not available or not separately reportedNot available or not separately reported0.11 %0.85 %1.69 %1.50 % Less than 0.01% of the World total0.09 %1.30 %0.01 %Not available or not separately reportedNot available or not separately reported
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-1.1 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2017
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Merchandise exports
130 930
195 609
289 819
299 605
Merchandise imports
126 574
176 281
253 110
268 842
Merchandise trade balance
4 356
19 329
36 709
30 763
Export structure by product group in 2017
(as % of total exports)
30 %30 %70 %70 %
Top 5 partners in 2017
(exports, millions of US$)
45 31236 67524 49319 90017 12845 31236 67524 49319 90017 128
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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+6.6 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2017
Services exports by main category
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Transport
11.7
10.9
9.8
10.2
Travel
15.1
15.5
14.5
14.1
Other services
70.8
69.6
71.1
71.3
Total trade in transport services
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Transport services exports
7 739
10 367
11 063
12 297
Transport services imports
6 589
9 930
8 744
9 915
Transport services trade balance
1 151
437
2 319
2 382
NATIONAL FLEET
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+15.3 %
Fleet growth rate in 2017
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Total fleet
832.0
1 023.1
1 401.0
1 758.7
Oil tankers
4.0
88.4
6.6
10.9
Bulk carriers
665.0
627.4
1 055.2
1 491.0
General cargo
40.0
105.9
158.9
158.9
Container ships
118.0
196.7
78.8
..
Other types of ships
5.0
4.8
101.4
97.9
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
712302712272821224182122273921
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
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