Ships

Classification 14 for Standard International Trade Classification (SITC).

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Ships. In 2018, Ships were the world's 19th most traded product, with a total trade of $138B. Between 2017 and 2018 the exports of Ships grew by 70.4%, from $80.7B to $138B. Trade in Ships represent 0.72% of total world trade.

Ships include Machinery and transport equipment, Chemicals and related products, n.e.s., and Miscellaneous manufactured articles.

Exports In 2018 the top exporters of Ships  were China ($26.4B), South Korea ($19.8B), Japan ($13.1B), Germany ($11.1B), and Italy ($6.85B).

Imports In 2018 the top importers of Ships were Singapore ($11.2B), Hong Kong ($10.7B), United States ($9.76B), Panama ($9.25B), and Marshall Islands ($8.26B).

Historical Data

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2018): China, $26.4B

Top Destination (2018): Singapore, $11.2B

Ships are the world's 19th most traded product.

In 2018, the top exporters of Ships were China ($26.4B), South Korea ($19.8B), Japan ($13.1B), Germany ($11.1B), and Italy ($6.85B).

In 2018, the top importers of Ships were Singapore ($11.2B), Hong Kong ($10.7B), United States ($9.76B), Panama ($9.25B), and Marshall Islands ($8.26B).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2017 -  2018): China, $14.4B

Top Destination Growth (2017 - 2018): Panama, $9.25B

Between 2017 and 2018, the exports of Ships grew the fastest in China ($14.4B), Japan ($9.77B), Germany ($6.03B), Brazil ($5.12B), and Italy ($3.04B).

Between 2017 and 2018, the fastest growing importers of Ships were Panama ($9.25B), Marshall Islands ($8.26B), Hong Kong ($6.09B), Singapore ($5.63B), and United Arab Emirates ($5.32B).

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Market Concentration

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Cumulative market share

Value

This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Ships.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2018): China, $24.7B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2018): Singapore, $10.6B

This map shows which countries export or import more of Ships. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Ships during 2018.

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Ships were China ($24.7B), South Korea ($19B), Japan ($11.9B), Germany ($7.56B), and Italy ($4.37B).

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Ships were Singapore ($10.6B), Hong Kong ($10.6B), United States ($5.06B), United Arab Emirates ($4.26B), and Norway ($3.66B).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2018, the world most traded Ships, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Machinery and transport equipment ($125B) and Chemicals and related products, n.e.s. ($13B)