Maritime profile: Brazil

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2020
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade¹
212.559 Millions
1 421 311 Millions current US$
376 155 Millions current US$
Land area²
GDP growth
Transport services trade³
(j) 8 358 140 Km²
-4.08 %
77 576 Millions current US$
MARITIME KEY FIGURES FOR 2020
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Coast/area ratio²
Ship building
Ship recycling
4.0 m/km²
2 982 GT
0.000 GT
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
5 638 Thousands DWT
875 ships
14 166 Thousands DWT
Container port throughput
Number of seafarers
Number of port calls
10 982 131 TEU
28 746
28 679
WORLD SHARES FOR 2020
2.73 %2.04 %1.67 %1.19 %0.93 %0.27 %0.55 %0.69 %1.80 % Less than 0.01% of the World total Less than 0.01% of the World total1.36 %2.09 %1.35 %1.66 %1.39 %0.44 %3.65 %2.41 %0.12 %2.73 %2.04 %1.67 %1.19 %0.93 %0.27 %0.55 %0.69 %1.80 % Less than 0.01% of the World total Less than 0.01% of the World total1.36 %2.09 %1.35 %1.66 %1.39 %0.44 %3.65 %2.41 %0.12 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-6.9 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2020
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Merchandise exports
118 529
201 915
191 134
209 878
Merchandise imports
77 628
191 537
179 091
166 276
Merchandise trade balance
40 901
10 378
12 043
43 602
Export structure by product group in 2020
(as % of total exports)
2 %2 %29 %29 %9 %9 %18 %18 %5 %5 %37 %37 %
Top 5 partners in 2020
(exports, millions of US$)
67 94121 5388 4447 4074 19467 94121 5388 4447 4074 194
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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-8.4 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2020
Services exports by main category¹⁰
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Transport
20.5
16.1
14.6
17.8
Travel
25.2
17.2
17.3
10.7
Other services
54.2
66.7
66.8
67.3
Total trade in transport services¹⁰
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Transport services exports
3 140
4 931
4 920
5 059
Transport services imports
5 093
11 159
10 719
8 306
Transport services trade balance
-1 953
-6 228
-5 799
-3 247
NATIONAL FLEET
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+0.2 %
Fleet growth rate in2020
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Total fleet
4 021.0
3 406.8
3 973.9
5 637.9
Oil tankers
1 922.0
1 443.2
1 556.1
2 944.1
Bulk carriers
1 344.0
863.0
763.9
639.8
General cargo
326.0
279.1
171.4
96.6
Container ships
184.0
357.9
687.6
780.5
Other types of ships
245.0
463.6
794.9
1 176.9
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
7621842124175417411240732144413386641746133761217501339
LINER SHIPPING CONNECTIVITY
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Bilateral connectivity index - Top 10 partners in 2020¹¹
Can only take values between 0 (minimum) and 1 (maximum)
0.3700.3570.3550.3430.3420.3300.3280.3130.3130.3130.3700.3570.3550.3430.3420.3300.3280.3130.3130.313
Liner shipping connectivity index¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China
36.836.136.636.036.236.136.034.534.935.635.735.335.335.234.833.934.335.635.935.435.236.235.836.036.536.737.235.035.735.434.133.733.834.934.432.633.734.333.432.332.530.930.730.230.932.032.633.634.334.133.835.233.233.133.432.532.132.132.832.8
PORT CALLS AND PERFORMANCE
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Port calls, time spent in ports, vessel age and size in 2020
 
Number of arrivals
Median time
in port (days)
Avg age
of vessels
Avg size (GT)
of vessels
Avg cargo
carrying
capacity (DWT)
per vessel
Avg container
carrying
capacity (TEU)
per container ship
Maximum size (GT) of vessels
All ships
28 679
1.66
10
46 825
69 806
5 877
204 014
Liquid bulk carriers
6 782
1.79
11
39 777
69 627
..
170 611
Liquefied petroleum gas carriers
1 269
1.55
10
11 529
12 578
..
49 145
Liquefied natural gas carriers
15
2.41
8
108 036
87 763
..
139 049
Dry bulk carriers
9 726
2.72
9
46 937
86 379
..
204 014
Dry breakbulk carriers
1 831
2.49
13
25 652
38 194
..
91 784
Roll-on/ roll-off ships
609
..
14
53 886
20 105
..
72 684
Container ships
7 609
0.77
10
64 112
..
5 877
128 929
Passenger ships
838
..
17
39 074
..
..
153 516
Port liner shipping connectivity index - Top 5 ports in 2020¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China, Hong Kong SAR
29.629.029.029.029.028.928.327.327.127.125.425.328.829.230.529.626.729.625.724.825.125.724.623.724.324.424.525.325.725.625.220.620.319.819.218.218.518.622.621.221.018.719.118.718.718.416.817.016.714.112.429.229.229.429.129.629.529.529.529.930.427.026.125.220.219.819.819.921.922.021.021.020.619.820.020.524.321.827.029.429.527.524.725.625.924.026.126.025.123.322.522.822.822.221.921.722.621.220.420.021.820.420.320.220.920.919.019.118.919.519.830.630.630.530.730.730.730.929.529.829.629.429.529.930.031.230.430.429.829.830.529.930.229.729.929.629.230.026.821.922.426.026.226.026.426.625.025.225.226.025.925.123.123.322.522.622.823.222.222.123.323.426.222.822.422.723.122.322.823.323.532.332.232.231.031.131.131.029.529.630.230.129.929.930.129.929.028.828.929.329.028.329.329.529.629.829.528.327.228.028.326.325.524.826.025.924.023.823.823.423.823.620.921.121.822.322.522.021.221.621.320.922.618.018.319.719.021.621.822.422.236.135.836.535.835.735.835.634.034.735.134.834.734.334.934.433.433.834.635.035.034.535.535.235.436.036.136.334.035.235.033.632.833.334.434.232.833.534.033.631.932.130.330.229.830.331.531.433.033.833.232.733.831.231.131.231.130.930.631.431.1
Source: Detailed data sources are available in the documentation of the corresponding tables in the Data Center (http://stats.unctad.org/data_center). A link to these tables is provided in each section of the profile.
Notes:
1
Sum of exports and imports.
2
Land area refers to the total area of a country excluding area under inland water bodies. It differs from the country area, that includes area under inland water bodies, but excludes offshore territorial waters.
Coastline length based on data calculated in 2000 from the World Vector Shoreline database at 1:250,000 scale.
3
Sum of exports and imports. Statistics presented correspond to the 6th edition of the IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual, 2009 (BPM6, 2009).
4
Propelled seagoing merchant vessels of 100 GT and above. Source: Clarksons Research (https://www.clarksons.com/services/research/).
5
Propelled seagoing merchant vessels of 100 GT and above, on 1 January. Source: Clarksons Research (https://www.clarksons.com/services/research/).
6
Propelled seagoing merchant vessels of 1000 GT and above, on 1 January. Source: Clarksons Research (https://www.clarksons.com/services/research/).
7
UNCTAD Secretariat, derived from various sources including Dynamar B.V. Publications, terminal operators and port authorities.
8
Refers to year 2015. Source: BIMCO-ICS Manpower Report 2015.
9
UNCTAD Secretariat, based on data provided by MarineTraffic (http://marinetraffic.com). Ships of 1000 GT and above.
10
Statistics presented correspond to the 6th edition of the IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual, 2009 (BPM6, 2009).
11
UNCTAD Secretariat, generated from data provided by MDS Transmodal (https://www.mdst.co.uk).
j
Estimated. Data refers to 2016.
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
LNG:
Liquefied natural gas
LPG:
Liquefied petroleum gas
GDP:
Gross domestic product
GT:
Gross tons
TEU:
Twenty foot equivalent unit
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Generation date: 22 July 2021