Maritime profile: Mexico

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2020
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade¹
128.933 Millions
1 065 617 Millions current US$
810 918 Millions current US$
Land area²
GDP growth
Transport services trade³
(j) 1 943 950 Km²
-8.24 %
(e) 42 262 Millions current US$
MARITIME KEY FIGURES FOR 2020
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Coast/area ratio²
Ship building
Ship recycling
12.2 m/km²
0.000 GT
15 410 GT
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
2 392 Thousands DWT
671 ships
1 784 Thousands DWT
Container port throughput
Number of seafarers
Number of port calls
7 090 800 TEU
5 971
17 390
WORLD SHARES FOR 2020
1.65 %1.45 %1.26 %2.38 %2.21 %0.12 %0.20 %0.09 %0.18 % Less than 0.01% of the World total0.09 %0.59 %0.16 %0.87 %0.80 %0.95 %0.28 %0.93 %0.88 %0.23 %1.65 %1.45 %1.26 %2.38 %2.21 %0.12 %0.20 %0.09 %0.18 % Less than 0.01% of the World total0.09 %0.59 %0.16 %0.87 %0.80 %0.95 %0.28 %0.93 %0.88 %0.23 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-9.3 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2020
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Merchandise exports
214 207
298 305
380 550
417 670
Merchandise imports
228 240
310 205
405 282
393 248
Merchandise trade balance
-14 033
-11 900
-24 732
24 423
Export structure by product group in 2020
(as % of total exports)
4 %4 %83 %83 %4 %4 %9 %9 %
Top 5 partners in 2020
(exports, millions of US$)
330 79411 0467 7866 4654 439330 79411 0467 7866 4654 439
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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-34.5 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2020
Services exports by main category¹⁰
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Transport
8.6
6.7
6.2
(e) 11.3
Travel
75.0
77.4
77.4
(e) 65.0
Other services
16.4
15.9
16.3
(e) 23.7
Total trade in transport services¹⁰
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Transport services exports
1 353
1 040
1 428
(e) 1 916
Transport services imports
8 117
10 569
12 814
(e) 10 724
Transport services trade balance
-6 764
-9 529
-11 386
(e) -8 809
NATIONAL FLEET
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+3.9 %
Fleet growth rate in2020
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Total fleet
1 325.0
1 775.7
1 938.0
2 391.6
Oil tankers
903.0
1 131.2
1 066.3
1 026.7
Bulk carriers
28.0
92.4
262.1
276.8
General cargo
61.0
35.2
15.6
58.8
Container ships
..
..
0.0
0.0
Other types of ships
333.0
516.9
594.0
1 029.4
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
620011634591010635592096355810853257309532
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)
0.4120.4000.3950.3950.3940.3820.3760.3680.3630.3580.4120.4000.3950.3950.3940.3820.3760.3680.3630.358
Liner shipping connectivity index¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China
48.448.248.648.749.146.045.245.245.245.144.644.945.045.144.044.344.445.846.746.546.740.240.940.740.039.838.838.439.439.739.238.638.438.036.937.438.536.236.936.836.836.035.432.532.532.934.634.234.632.932.432.030.931.131.330.831.330.731.231.6
PORT CALLS AND PERFORMANCE
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Port calls, time spent in ports, vessel age and size in 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
17 390
1.25
13
34 660
36 031
5 425
228 081
Liquid bulk carriers
4 624
1.44
10
28 986
49 435
..
162 044
Liquefied petroleum gas carriers
464
2.22
15
17 682
21 075
..
47 995
Liquefied natural gas carriers
28
1.08
9
105 602
84 709
..
128 917
Dry bulk carriers
2 483
2.77
14
26 794
45 089
..
94 232
Dry breakbulk carriers
1 166
1.58
14
11 670
16 222
..
46 295
Roll-on/ roll-off ships
2 305
..
21
29 074
11 702
..
76 420
Container ships
3 687
0.78
13
59 322
..
5 425
154 169
Passenger ships
2 633
..
12
34 812
..
..
228 081
Port liner shipping connectivity index - Top 5 ports in 2020¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China, Hong Kong SAR
25.825.623.523.523.925.023.323.323.323.623.724.424.424.525.222.822.822.622.622.822.522.422.723.022.024.423.921.420.921.023.520.623.721.023.721.121.621.123.621.920.719.919.419.519.621.419.719.021.420.621.321.020.621.021.220.620.820.619.919.829.329.126.726.626.927.925.225.325.325.425.526.125.725.825.523.923.924.224.424.524.224.124.925.023.726.025.422.922.422.525.122.125.322.525.222.722.522.625.123.923.523.323.123.323.424.723.022.724.623.924.024.424.424.724.624.225.124.123.524.222.421.020.830.224.624.524.623.520.418.923.822.923.623.023.021.621.521.220.220.620.120.017.815.415.415.515.515.515.515.413.813.814.815.515.412.812.712.712.512.514.814.915.213.213.211.911.910.910.811.913.013.012.611.811.711.711.912.413.212.133.833.834.434.434.732.332.332.332.532.132.031.631.631.531.732.432.132.232.132.131.925.224.624.624.624.324.723.724.124.624.323.324.324.323.123.722.222.222.822.521.721.721.418.618.418.218.819.019.616.515.215.214.915.014.911.611.711.610.610.237.637.437.937.937.835.335.335.435.435.435.335.535.535.935.935.835.836.236.236.236.930.730.830.730.731.230.329.930.831.229.628.728.327.927.027.528.727.427.323.022.520.920.519.117.517.319.718.818.619.318.217.917.617.717.717.617.517.817.817.8
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. 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