Maritime profile: Algeria

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2018
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade ¹
42.228 Millions
180 183 Millions current US$
87 365 Millions current US$
Coast/area ratio ²
Ship building ³
Ship scrapping ³
0.654 m/km²
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Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
Container port throughput
640 Thousands DWT
1 139 Thousands DWT
1 465 800 TEU
WORLD SHARES FOR 2018
0.55 %0.21 %0.21 %0.23 %0.10 %0.03 %0.06 %0.18 %Not available or not separately reportedNot available or not separately reported0.55 %0.21 %0.21 %0.23 %0.10 %0.03 %0.06 %0.18 %Not available or not separately reportedNot available or not separately reported
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+17.0 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2018
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Merchandise exports
46 002
57 053
34 668
41 168
Merchandise imports
20 357
40 473
51 702
46 197
Merchandise trade balance
25 645
16 580
-17 034
-5 029
Export structure by product group in 2018
(as % of total exports)
4 %4 %96 %96 %
Top 5 partners in 2018
(exports, millions of US$)
6 8455 0424 9614 6322 3656 8455 0424 9614 6322 365
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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-
Transport services exports growth rate in 2018
Services exports by main category
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Transport
33.9
21.8
19.7
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Travel
7.3
6.3
9.0
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Other services
58.7
71.9
71.3
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Total trade in transport services
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Transport services exports
851
759
681
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Transport services imports
1 801
2 970
3 690
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Transport services trade balance
-950
-2 211
-3 010
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NATIONAL FLEET
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-13.8 %
Fleet growth rate in 2018
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Total fleet
913.0
764.6
795.7
640.4
Oil tankers
47.0
25.1
17.2
22.2
Bulk carriers
288.0
204.3
149.6
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General cargo
135.0
64.5
112.7
105.7
Container ships
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23.7
Other types of ships
443.0
470.7
516.3
488.9
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
841111085133108611410871649871248
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)
0.3530.3340.3280.3230.3200.3180.3120.3090.3060.3050.3530.3340.3280.3230.3200.3180.3120.3090.3060.305
National connectivity index
Maximum 2006=100 for China
13.413.412.112.114.714.713.113.111.011.011.311.310.610.612.112.111.811.811.111.110.610.69.59.510.610.613.412.114.713.111.011.310.612.111.811.110.69.510.6
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 MDS Transmodal (https://www.mdts.co.uk).
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: 04 November 2019