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Theme Communication and Infrastructure
Code T-ACS-1.1.6
Sub-theme Transport
Sub-sub-theme Maritime
Name Number of main ports - ports receiving international shipping operators
Definition Accessibility - Total number of ports in country that receive international shipping services
Limitations Does not consider size of port or maximum size of ship that can be accommodated.
Purpose/Rationale Assessment of availability of substantial port access, suitable for international operators
Policy Linkages National Development plans
Preferred Data Sources Port Authority
Alternative_Data Sources Ministry of transport
Primary Data Collection System Survey - SPC contacting national ministries and agencies
Frequency of Data Collection Annual
SPC Responsibility - Data Management EDD
SPC Programme EDD