Maldives Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 158
No. Of products 71
No. Of partners 49
Imports (in US$ Mil) 2,887
No. Of products 2,667
No. Of partners 122

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.10
Index of export market penetration1.44
World Growth-1.78
Country Growth-3.00

Service Indicators 2020

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)...
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)...

Maldives top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Thailand58 36.43
Germany19 11.79
France15 9.50
United States14 8.80
United Kingdom11 7.16
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United Arab Emirates543 18.82
China469 16.26
Singapore354 12.28
India290 10.06
Malaysia191 6.63

Maldives Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials114 72.43 321 11.13 1.18
Intermediate goods7 4.52 434 15.03 6.85
Consumer goods36 23.04 1,559 53.99 28.67
Capital goods0 0.01 573 19.84 21.37

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Frozen skipjack or s ...43,217.80
Prepared or preserve ...35,060.41
Fresh or chilled fis ...25,699.37
Frozen yellowfin tun ...18,490.63
Fresh or chilled yel ...14,282.32
Petroleum oils, etc, ...452,027.26
Transmission apparat ...51,095.76
Aircraft nes of an u ...44,806.97
Aircraft nes of an u ...38,181.79
Wood, nes sawn or ch ...34,883.37

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Maldives

Tariffs 2019

No. Of Tariff Agreement 2
Simple Average (%) 13.25
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 968,754.42
Maximum Rate (%) 3,000
Weighted Average (%) 18.39
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 34.78

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI) 2009

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff (2009)0.20
Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff (2009)0.20

Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

Services Trade Restrictions Index - Over All...

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

No Of NTM Measures...
No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit)...

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB)

Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average...
Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average...

World Development Indicators (WDI)

2020 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)4,030
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)6,830.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)...
Trade Balance (% of GDP)...

Doing Business

2019 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank147
Trading Across Borders Rank157

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2018 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings4

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score2.51
LPI Rank104