Overview: This page contains the latest trade data of Special Purpose Ships. In 2019, Special Purpose Ships were the world's 115th most traded product, with a total trade of $32.1B. Between 2018 and 2019 the exports of Special Purpose Ships decreased by -14.4%, from $37.5B to $32.1B. Trade in Special Purpose Ships represent 0.18% of total world trade.
Exports: In 2019 the top exporters of Special Purpose Ships were China ($8.17B), India ($3.46B), Singapore ($3.09B), Brazil ($2.82B), and United States ($1.97B).
Imports: In 2019 the top importers of Special Purpose Ships were Brazil ($3.51B), Singapore ($2.81B), India ($2.52B), Saudi Arabia ($2.48B), and Guyana ($2.4B).
Tariffs: In 2018 the average tariff for Special Purpose Ships was 4.46%, making it the 917th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.
The countries with the highest import tariffs for Special Purpose Ships are Bahamas (40.2%), Bermuda (35%), Maldives (24.5%), Romania (17.2%), and Panama (15%). The countries with the lowest tariffs are Angola (0%), Algeria (0%), Kenya (0%), Mauritius (0%), and Rwanda (0%).
Ranking: Special Purpose Ships ranks 827th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).
Description: Floating docks are used to hold boats in place while they are being worked on. Floating cranes are used to lift heavy objects, and floating dredgers are used to remove sediment from the bottom of a body of water.