Maritime profile: Mexico

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2019
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade¹
127.576 Millions
1 264 714 Millions current US$
928 046 Millions current US$
Land area²
GDP growth
Transport services trade³
(j) 1 943 950 Km²
-0.15 %
(e) 66 639 Millions current US$
MARITIME KEY FIGURES FOR 2019
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Coast/area ratio²
Ship building
Ship recycling
12.2 m/km²
2 721 GT
0.000 GT
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
2 300 Thousands DWT
642 ships
1 749 Thousands DWT
Container port throughput
Number of seafarers
Number of port calls
7 090 800 TEU
5 971
22 017
WORLD SHARES FOR 2019
1.65 %1.45 %1.44 %2.43 %2.43 %0.12 %0.16 %0.09 %0.18 % Less than 0.01% of the World total Less than 0.01% of the World total0.59 %0.16 %0.87 %0.88 %1.01 %0.24 %0.99 %0.85 %0.56 %1.65 %1.45 %1.44 %2.43 %2.43 %0.12 %0.16 %0.09 %0.18 % Less than 0.01% of the World total Less than 0.01% of the World total0.59 %0.16 %0.87 %0.88 %1.01 %0.24 %0.99 %0.85 %0.56 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+2.2 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2019
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Merchandise exports
214 207
298 305
380 550
460 704
Merchandise imports
228 240
310 205
405 282
467 342
Merchandise trade balance
-14 033
-11 900
-24 732
-6 638
Export structure by product group in 2019
(as % of total exports)
3 %3 %83 %83 %6 %6 %8 %8 %
Top 5 partners in 2019
(exports, millions of US$)
358 87114 1336 9956 8546 755358 87114 1336 9956 8546 755
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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-1.8 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2019
Services exports by main category¹⁰
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Transport
8.6
6.7
6.2
(e) 7.1
Travel
75.0
77.4
77.4
(e) 81.2
Other services
16.4
15.9
16.3
(e) 11.7
Total trade in transport services¹⁰
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Transport services exports
1 353
1 040
1 428
(e) 2 148
Transport services imports
8 117
10 569
12 814
(e) 14 735
Transport services trade balance
-6 764
-9 529
-11 386
(e) -12 587
NATIONAL FLEET
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+2.0 %
Fleet growth rate in2019
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Total fleet
1 325.0
1 775.7
1 938.0
2 299.5
Oil tankers
903.0
1 131.2
1 066.3
1 028.7
Bulk carriers
28.0
92.4
262.1
276.8
General cargo
61.0
35.2
15.6
39.7
Container ships
..
..
0.0
0.0
Other types of ships
333.0
516.9
594.0
954.3
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
59101063559209635581085325510953255507534
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)
0.4020.3920.3850.3840.3800.3800.3710.3570.3490.3240.4020.3920.3850.3840.3800.3800.3710.3570.3490.324
Liner shipping connectivity index¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China
49.146.045.245.245.245.144.644.945.045.144.044.344.445.846.746.546.740.240.940.740.039.838.838.439.439.739.238.638.438.036.937.438.536.236.936.836.836.035.432.532.532.934.634.234.632.932.432.030.931.131.330.831.330.731.231.6
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
22 017
1.25
14
40 045
36 284
5 323
228 081
Liquid bulk carriers
5 306
1.42
10
28 569
48 530
..
161 500
Liquefied petroleum gas carriers
472
2.21
15
17 528
20 600
..
48 425
Liquefied natural gas carriers
68
1.13
7
107 812
87 290
..
151 500
Dry bulk carriers
2 751
2.71
14
27 988
47 535
..
94 742
Dry breakbulk carriers
1 071
1.91
13
11 087
15 749
..
57 683
Roll-on/ roll-off ships
2 814
..
21
29 422
11 407
..
77 000
Container ships
4 159
0.82
12
58 621
..
5 323
176 490
Passenger ships
5 376
..
17
55 619
..
..
228 081
Port liner shipping connectivity index - Top 5 ports in 2019¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China, Hong Kong SAR
23.925.023.323.323.323.623.724.424.424.525.222.822.822.622.622.822.522.422.723.022.024.423.921.420.921.023.520.623.721.023.721.121.621.123.621.920.719.919.419.519.621.419.719.021.420.621.321.020.621.021.220.620.820.619.919.824.624.524.623.520.418.923.822.923.623.023.021.621.521.220.220.620.120.017.815.415.415.515.515.515.515.413.813.814.815.515.412.812.712.712.512.514.814.915.213.213.211.911.910.910.811.913.013.012.611.811.711.711.912.413.212.126.927.925.225.325.325.425.526.125.725.825.523.923.924.224.424.524.224.124.925.023.726.025.422.922.422.525.122.125.322.525.222.722.522.625.123.923.523.323.123.323.424.723.022.724.623.924.024.424.424.724.624.225.124.123.524.234.732.332.332.332.532.132.031.631.631.531.732.432.132.232.132.131.925.224.624.624.624.324.723.724.124.624.323.324.324.323.123.722.222.222.822.521.721.721.418.618.418.218.819.019.616.515.215.214.915.014.911.611.711.610.610.237.835.335.335.435.435.435.335.535.535.935.935.835.836.236.236.236.930.730.830.730.731.230.329.930.831.229.628.728.327.927.027.528.727.427.323.022.520.920.519.117.517.319.718.818.619.318.217.917.617.717.717.617.517.817.817.8
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