Maritime profile: France

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2019
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade¹
67.390 Millions
2 705 603 Millions current US$
1 225 272 Millions current US$
Land area²
GDP growth
Transport services trade³
(j) 635 391 Km²
1.32 %
(e) 550 463 Millions current US$
MARITIME KEY FIGURES FOR 2019
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Coast/area ratio²
Ship building
Ship recycling
14.6 m/km²
353 139 GT
0.000 GT
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
7 292 Thousands DWT
530 ships
56 591 Thousands DWT
Container port throughput
Number of seafarers
Number of port calls
5 871 100 TEU
5 361
72 014
WORLD SHARES FOR 2019
0.87 %0.57 %3.09 %3.02 %3.39 %0.37 %0.55 %2.87 %2.73 %0.54 % Less than 0.01% of the World total0.38 %0.28 %0.72 %1.15 %1.73 %1.70 %0.63 %2.01 %2.69 %0.87 %0.57 %3.09 %3.02 %3.39 %0.37 %0.55 %2.87 %2.73 %0.54 % Less than 0.01% of the World total0.38 %0.28 %0.72 %1.15 %1.73 %1.70 %0.63 %2.01 %2.69 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-1.8 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2019
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Merchandise exports
463 428
523 767
506 264
571 465
Merchandise imports
504 124
611 070
570 758
653 807
Merchandise trade balance
-40 696
-87 303
-64 494
-82 342
Export structure by product group in 2019
(as % of total exports)
6 %6 %81 %81 %13 %13 %
Top 5 partners in 2019
(exports, millions of US$)
78 67547 07942 30242 03039 06878 67547 07942 30242 03039 068
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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-1.1 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2019
Services exports by main category¹⁰
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Transport
-
21.3
16.4
(e) 16.5
Travel
-
23.2
22.8
(e) 22.7
Other services
-
51.1
54.5
(e) 53.3
Total trade in transport services¹⁰
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Transport services exports
-
43 099
41 876
(e) 47 382
Transport services imports
-
42 692
45 025
(e) 51 537
Transport services trade balance
-
407
-3 149
(e) -4 155
NATIONAL FLEET
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+4.0 %
Fleet growth rate in2019
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Total fleet
6 311.0
8 822.3
6 499.7
7 292.5
Oil tankers
4 330.0
5 648.1
3 260.8
3 659.1
Bulk carriers
1.0
345.8
0.0
0.0
General cargo
236.0
92.2
115.0
78.0
Container ships
981.0
1 793.5
2 178.2
2 543.8
Other types of ships
763.0
942.7
945.7
1 011.5
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
42825490284272349028431235202942024730294142472028
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)
0.5950.5920.5610.5570.5520.5220.5170.5040.4790.4730.5950.5920.5610.5570.5520.5220.5170.5040.4790.473
Liner shipping connectivity index¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China
75.567.774.274.674.773.374.574.575.574.773.771.471.569.870.872.271.872.371.768.568.069.069.168.867.868.267.267.065.760.861.261.861.262.463.163.363.363.358.458.258.357.858.957.759.057.459.259.759.358.858.058.958.057.456.857.1
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
72 014
1.12
17
23 166
17 359
5 060
225 282
Liquid bulk carriers
9 103
1.03
12
12 238
20 803
..
165 680
Liquefied petroleum gas carriers
1 110
1.12
11
8 870
9 837
..
48 060
Liquefied natural gas carriers
329
1.15
8
103 818
81 478
..
168 189
Dry bulk carriers
1 755
3.00
13
26 041
45 754
..
155 051
Dry breakbulk carriers
7 595
1.58
16
4 566
6 371
..
44 865
Roll-on/ roll-off ships
2 395
..
15
28 419
11 254
..
77 000
Container ships
5 447
0.75
13
56 344
..
5 060
219 277
Passenger ships
44 280
..
18
24 337
..
..
225 282
Port liner shipping connectivity index - Top 5 ports in 2019¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China, Hong Kong SAR
10.710.210.410.410.510.510.210.210.210.210.29.39.39.39.39.49.49.39.29.29.49.19.19.17.67.57.47.47.37.37.37.87.912.013.312.512.512.211.711.212.111.712.014.511.810.510.010.010.010.06.77.57.57.57.57.522.917.217.217.217.117.120.422.422.522.723.025.623.123.924.516.716.816.916.815.417.113.916.917.114.414.215.115.313.413.213.67.914.013.014.114.013.312.411.512.813.913.513.415.612.612.611.711.911.911.612.612.811.311.411.411.345.539.045.845.946.446.146.446.840.941.341.141.140.840.141.341.741.040.228.021.433.531.932.433.833.433.533.933.231.631.832.127.027.528.127.724.524.023.824.223.723.224.025.124.325.525.211.324.825.925.524.024.224.023.823.823.948.842.142.146.646.946.746.244.845.742.145.142.943.043.443.243.141.440.740.640.741.040.940.540.640.840.939.538.938.738.038.635.534.436.937.537.535.129.830.229.528.728.427.826.528.427.729.329.030.228.428.628.029.027.928.626.164.056.963.864.564.063.264.863.764.163.663.060.260.058.559.461.260.261.259.355.355.957.057.056.356.356.556.055.654.451.450.752.050.351.651.851.050.451.146.547.148.048.148.547.849.247.449.049.148.447.946.346.444.645.244.845.0
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