Maritime profile: Latvia

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2020
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade¹
1.886 Millions
33 553 Millions current US$
34 469 Millions current US$
Land area²
GDP growth
Transport services trade³
(j) 62 180 Km²
-3.62 %
7 985 Millions current US$
MARITIME KEY FIGURES FOR 2020
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Coast/area ratio²
Ship building
Ship recycling
9.1 m/km²
..
0.000 GT
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
103 Thousands DWT
66 ships
969 Thousands DWT
Container port throughput
Number of seafarers
Number of port calls
470 132 TEU
7 778
6 372
WORLD SHARES FOR 2020
0.02 %0.03 %0.04 %0.09 %0.10 % Less than 0.01% of the World total0.01 %0.05 %0.03 %Not available or not separately reported Less than 0.01% of the World total0.71 %0.26 %0.06 %0.11 %0.17 %0.85 %0.16 %0.14 %Not available or not separately reported0.02 %0.03 %0.04 %0.09 %0.10 % Less than 0.01% of the World total0.01 %0.05 %0.03 %Not available or not separately reported Less than 0.01% of the World total0.71 %0.26 %0.06 %0.11 %0.17 %0.85 %0.16 %0.14 %Not available or not separately reported
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+3.0 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2020
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Merchandise exports
5 161
9 532
12 286
16 178
Merchandise imports
8 697
11 691
14 719
18 292
Merchandise trade balance
-3 536
-2 159
-2 432
-2 114
Export structure by product group in 2020
(as % of total exports)
2 %2 %61 %61 %4 %4 %11 %11 %22 %22 %
Top 5 partners in 2020
(exports, millions of US$)
2 4841 7721 2811 1018712 4841 7721 2811 101871
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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-32.8 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2020
Services exports by main category¹⁰
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Transport
(e) 49.7
45.3
44.1
31.9
Travel
(e) 13.8
15.9
18.5
9.2
Other services
(e) 28.0
35.3
35.8
56.8
Total trade in transport services¹⁰
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Transport services exports
(e) 1 225
1 831
2 139
1 603
Transport services imports
(e) 507
664
883
828
Transport services trade balance
(e) 718
1 167
1 256
774
NATIONAL FLEET
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+36.1 %
Fleet growth rate in2020
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Total fleet
356.0
180.3
82.8
103.2
Oil tankers
245.0
106.2
8.9
12.7
Bulk carriers
..
..
0.0
0.0
General cargo
26.0
22.5
45.5
34.1
Container ships
..
..
0.0
0.0
Other types of ships
85.0
51.6
28.5
56.3
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
41016094001108410170838014084101708
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)
0.2060.2050.2030.2030.2020.1970.1760.1720.1710.1620.2060.2050.2030.2030.2020.1970.1760.1720.1710.162
Liner shipping connectivity index¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China
10.310.610.210.810.710.510.79.28.68.68.78.68.18.16.96.97.27.28.57.46.87.47.68.07.87.97.97.58.17.77.57.37.58.28.08.27.46.86.47.47.17.77.78.17.67.77.16.45.76.76.56.26.76.96.97.06.87.47.47.2
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
6 372
1.25
19
10 536
10 441
1 501
84 844
Liquid bulk carriers
848
1.44
18
12 114
19 484
..
84 844
Liquefied petroleum gas carriers
76
0.82
20
7 029
7 834
..
18 446
Liquefied natural gas carriers
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
Dry bulk carriers
418
3.10
10
23 105
39 086
..
64 769
Dry breakbulk carriers
3 536
1.21
20
3 509
4 942
..
35 240
Roll-on/ roll-off ships
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
Container ships
489
0.76
13
16 511
..
1 501
37 071
Passenger ships
1 005
..
21
26 058
..
..
58 376
Port liner shipping connectivity index - Top 5 ports in 2020¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China, Hong Kong SAR
10.210.810.310.610.710.610.69.28.38.58.68.48.08.26.97.07.27.38.57.36.77.37.48.07.98.08.07.68.37.67.37.17.58.07.67.66.66.56.17.06.77.57.58.17.27.46.65.64.75.85.85.56.05.95.96.25.96.96.77.4
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. Refers to year 2019.
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: 22 July 2021