Maldives Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 151
No. Of products 408
No. Of partners 55
Imports (in US$ Mil) 2,574
No. Of products 2,682
No. Of partners 133

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.11
Index of export market penetration1.49
World Growth12.59
Country Growth8.30

Service Indicators 2021

Service imports (BoP, current US$)1,091,977,507.30
Service exports (BoP, current US$)3,699,420,083.29
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)67.79
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)75.30

Maldives top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Thailand70 46.36
Germany17 11.43
United Kingdom10 6.79
France6 4.08
India6 3.94
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Oman338 13.12
United Arab Emirates333 12.95
China324 12.58
India318 12.36
Singapore262 10.18

Maldives Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials111 73.10 314 12.20 1.36
Intermediate goods7 4.95 323 12.54 6.72
Consumer goods33 21.93 1,420 55.16 11.32
Capital goods0 0.02 517 20.10 17.47

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Frozen skipjack or s ...63,341.79
Prepared or preserve ...32,112.45
Frozen yellowfin tun ...15,314.03
Fresh or chilled fis ...14,192.50
Fresh or chilled yel ...4,934.55
Petroleum oils, etc, ...440,585.90
Transmission apparat ...59,877.62
Aircraft parts nes34,639.27
Other medicaments of ...33,663.42
Air conditioning mac ...28,867.52

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Maldives

Tariffs 2021

No. Of Tariff Agreement 2
Simple Average (%) 10.43
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 1,007,833.88
Maximum Rate (%) 426.77
Weighted Average (%) 10.55
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 45.04

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)

2021 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)5,406
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)9,590.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)406.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)7.51

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