Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Passenger and Cargo Ships. In 2021, Passenger and Cargo Ships were the world's 46th most traded product, with a total trade of $73.9B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Passenger and Cargo Ships grew by 12%, from $66B to $73.9B. Trade in Passenger and Cargo Ships represent 0.35% of total world trade.
Passenger and Cargo Ships are a part of Ships, boats, & floating structures. They include Cargo vessels other than tanker or refrigerated, Tankers, Cruise ships, excursion boats, ferry boats, and Refrigerated vessels other than tankers.
Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Passenger and Cargo Ships were South Korea ($17.7B), China ($15.1B), Japan ($10.2B), Germany ($5.45B), and Italy ($3.52B).
Imports In 2021 the top importers of Passenger and Cargo Ships were Liberia ($8.13B), Marshall Islands ($7.52B), Panama ($7.09B), Singapore ($4.82B), and Malta ($4.31B).
Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Passenger and Cargo Ships was 4.59%, making it the 905th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
Ranking Passenger and Cargo Ships ranks 678th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).
Description Cruise ships are used to transport people on long trips. They're usually used for cruises, which are trips that last several days or weeks. Excursion boats are smaller boats that can be used for shorter trips. Ferry-boats and cargo ships are large vessels that can carry a lot of cargo. Barges and similar vessels are also large vessels that can carry a lot of cargo.