Loaded freight in international maritime trade 1970-2018

This statistic represents the quantity of loaded goods in international maritime trade from 1970 through 2018. In 2018, the global maritime trade volume amounted to around 11 billion metric tons of goods loaded.

Quantity of loaded freight in international maritime trade from 1970 to 2018

Quantity in million metric tons loaded
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Survey time period

1970 to 2018

Supplementary notes

Compiled on the basis of data supplied by reporting countries, and as published on the relevant government and port industry website, and by specialist sources.
The figure for year 1975 is taken from a previous edition of the study.

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