Maritime profile: Myanmar

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2019
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade¹
54.045 Millions
79 334 Millions current US$
36 717 Millions current US$
Land area²
GDP growth
Transport services trade³
(j) 653 080 Km²
6.90 %
(e) 10 614 Millions current US$
MARITIME KEY FIGURES FOR 2019
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Coast/area ratio²
Ship building
Ship recycling
22.5 m/km²
121 GT
..
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
186 Thousands DWT
95 ships
159 Thousands DWT
Container port throughput
Number of seafarers
Number of port calls
1 121 750 TEU
26 041
1 302
WORLD SHARES FOR 2019
0.70 %0.90 %0.09 %0.10 %0.10 % Less than 0.01% of the World total0.01 % Less than 0.01% of the World total0.01 % Less than 0.01% of the World totalNot available or not separately reported1.45 %1.70 %0.14 %0.14 %0.06 %0.03 %0.08 %Not available or not separately reportedNot available or not separately reported0.70 %0.90 %0.09 %0.10 %0.10 % Less than 0.01% of the World total0.01 % Less than 0.01% of the World total0.01 % Less than 0.01% of the World totalNot available or not separately reported1.45 %1.70 %0.14 %0.14 %0.06 %0.03 %0.08 %Not available or not separately reportedNot available or not separately reported
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+8.4 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2019
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Merchandise exports
3 776
8 661
11 429
18 110
Merchandise imports
1 908
4 760
16 885
18 607
Merchandise trade balance
1 868
3 901
-5 456
-497
Export structure by product group in 2019
(as % of total exports)
7 %7 %40 %40 %24 %24 %5 %5 %24 %24 %
Top 5 partners in 2019
(exports, millions of US$)
5 7133 2291 4298296425 7133 2291 429829642
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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-
Transport services exports growth rate in 2019
Services exports by main category¹⁰
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Transport
42.2
40.1
9.4
-
Travel
23.8
19.5
56.0
-
Other services
25.3
24.7
26.9
-
Total trade in transport services¹⁰
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Transport services exports
118
148
356
-
Transport services imports
195
449
1 399
-
Transport services trade balance
-77
-301
-1 043
-
NATIONAL FLEET
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-8.9 %
Fleet growth rate in2019
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Total fleet
656.0
210.1
303.5
186.3
Oil tankers
5.0
4.7
5.5
6.3
Bulk carriers
433.0
23.7
0.0
18.3
General cargo
204.0
167.8
190.3
139.3
Container ships
..
..
0.0
0.0
Other types of ships
14.0
13.8
107.7
22.4
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
49039164904116490431548045154804505
LINER SHIPPING CONNECTIVITY
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Bilateral connectivity index - Top 10 partners in 2019¹¹
Can only take values between 0 (minimum) and 1 (maximum)
0.1940.1910.1760.1760.1730.1730.1650.1600.1600.1470.1940.1910.1760.1760.1730.1730.1650.1600.1600.147
Liner shipping connectivity index¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China
8.68.78.37.58.39.89.69.910.08.78.68.79.211.610.99.49.58.58.88.17.26.97.37.06.86.96.97.57.57.26.35.85.85.65.23.84.95.35.34.84.94.84.44.94.64.54.53.43.43.13.13.13.83.84.13.6
PORT CALLS AND PERFORMANCE
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Port calls, time spent in ports, vessel age and size in 2019
 
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
1 302
2.02
14
14 115
20 722
1 308
162 542
Liquid bulk carriers
305
1.90
7
14 675
23 994
..
162 542
Liquefied petroleum gas carriers
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
Liquefied natural gas carriers
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
Dry bulk carriers
222
2.61
11
12 233
20 137
..
36 449
Dry breakbulk carriers
119
3.41
16
9 788
13 429
..
20 992
Roll-on/ roll-off ships
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
Container ships
656
2.04
18
15 276
..
1 308
25 165
Passenger ships
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
Port liner shipping connectivity index - Top 5 ports in 2019¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China, Hong Kong SAR
5.95.43.64.64.68.89.08.77.78.89.99.910.110.18.88.68.89.112.011.29.59.78.68.98.27.87.57.97.67.37.57.68.48.48.06.96.16.16.15.74.15.15.75.75.25.25.04.55.04.54.44.63.33.33.03.03.03.73.74.13.5
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).
e
Estimated.
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: 11 November 2020