GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2018
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2018
Export structure by product group in 2018
(exports, millions of US$)
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
Transport services exports growth rate in 2018
Services exports by main category ⁷
Total trade in transport services ⁷
Fleet growth rate in 2018
Carrying capacity by type of ship ⁴
LINER SHIPPING CONNECTIVITY INDEX
Bilateral connectivity index - Top 10 partners in 2018 ⁸
Can only take values between 0 (minimum) and 1 (maximum)
National connectivity index ⁸
Maximum 2006=100 for China
Sum of exports and imports.
Coastline length based on data calculated in 2000 from the World Vector Shoreline database at 1:250,000 scale.
Propelled seagoing merchant vessels of 100 GT and above. Source: Clarksons Research.
Propelled seagoing merchant vessels of 100 GT and above, on 1 January. Source: Clarksons Research.
Propelled seagoing merchant vessels of 1000 GT and above, on 1 January. Source: Clarksons Research.
TEU: Twenty Foot Equivalent Unit. Source: UNCTAD Secretariat, derived from various sources including Dynamar B.V. Publications, terminal operators and port authorities.
Statistics presented correspond to the 6th edition of the IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual, 2009 (BPM6, 2009).
Source: UNCTAD Secretariat, generated from data provided by MDS Transmodal (https://www.mdts.co.uk).
Unreliable - bad quality.
Symbols for missing values:
Abbreviations & acronyms:
Twenty foot equivalent unit
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Generation date: 04 November 2019