Maldives Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 182
No. Of products 68
No. Of partners 45
Imports (in US$ Mil) 2,961
No. Of products 2,669
No. Of partners 114

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.09
Index of export market penetration1.51
World Growth3.50
Country Growth-15.24

Service Indicators 2019

Service imports (BoP, current US$)1,338,749,702.95
Service exports (BoP, current US$)3,358,297,350.53
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)77.97
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)69.02

Maldives top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Thailand66 36.26
Germany23 12.71
United Kingdom17 9.23
United States15 8.28
France13 7.40
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United Arab Emirates537 18.13
China488 16.49
Singapore369 12.47
India287 9.68
Malaysia232 7.84

Maldives Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials132 72.41 354 11.95 1.18
Intermediate goods9 4.89 481 16.24 6.85
Consumer goods41 22.70 1,466 49.52 10.75
Capital goods... ... 660 22.29 21.30

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Frozen skipjack or s ...59,103.82
Prepared or preserve ...40,524.56
Fresh or chilled fis ...28,254.35
Fresh or chilled yel ...19,176.72
Frozen yellowfin tun ...12,243.37
Petroleum oils, etc, ...439,864.20
Transmission apparat ...58,095.67
Pebbles, gravel, shi ...52,241.13
Wood, nes sawn or ch ...46,830.36
Aircraft nes of an u ...44,804.84

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Maldives

Tariffs 2018

No. Of Tariff Agreement 2
Simple Average (%) 11.69
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 968,754.42
Maximum Rate (%) 400
Weighted Average (%) 11.39
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 35.04

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)

2019 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)5,642
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)9,670.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-505.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-8.94

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