Loaded and unloaded tonnage in worldwide maritime trade 2018, by continent

In 2018, Asia accounted for 61 percent of goods unloaded worldwide. That year, 6.74 billion metric tons were unloaded in Asian seaports. With 2.11 billion metric tons, Europe accounted for roughly 20 percent of the global volume of goods unloaded. Overall, 11 billion metric tons of goods were traded worldwide that year.

Volume of loaded and unloaded cargo in seaborne trade in 2018, by continent

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Release date

2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

The values have been rounded.
Only includes merchant ships.

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