Abbreviations and symbols
Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa
- cost, insurance and freight
- Dem. Rep.
- dead-weight tons
- Extended Balance of Payments Services
- foreign direct investment
- free on board
- gross domestic product
- gross tons
- Group of Twenty
- heavily indebted poor countries
- International Monetary Fund
International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities
- least developed countries
- landlocked developing countries
- liner shipping bilateral connectivity index
- liner shipping connectivity index
- Special Administrative Region
- small island developing States
- Standard International Trade Classification
- twenty-foot equivalent unit
- the former Yugoslav Republic
United Nations Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and the Small Island Developing States
- United States dollars
- Zero means that the amount is nil or negligible.
- The symbol underscore indicates that the item is not applicable.
Two dots indicate that the data are not available or are not separately reported.
The use of a hyphen on data area means that data is estimated and included in the aggregations but not published.
A hyphen between years (e.g. 1985 -1990) signifies the full period involved, including the initial and final years.
- Estimated data
- Preliminary estimate