Maldives Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 140
No. Of products 50
No. Of partners 39
Imports (in US$ Mil) 2,128
No. Of products 2,646
No. Of partners 115

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.16
Index of export market penetration1.36
World Growth-4.43
Country Growth-2.39

Service Indicators 2016

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)89.03
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)93.76

Maldives top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Thailand48 34.42
Sri Lanka14 10.19
United States12 8.86
France12 8.79
Germany12 8.73
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United Arab Emirates334 15.68
Singapore305 14.35
China286 13.42
India276 12.95
Sri Lanka134 6.32

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 81.49 245 11.51 1.12
Intermediate goods8 5.42 352 16.53 6.96
Consumer goods18 13.09 1,021 47.98 9.22
Capital goods0 0.00 510 23.98 22.49

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Frozen skipjack or s ...36,256.99
Fresh or chilled fis ...30,462.53
Fresh or chilled yel ...25,745.20
Prepared or preserve ...15,455.67
Frozen yellowfin tun ...10,286.68
Petroleum oils, etc, ...239,340.23
Aircraft parts nes37,246.09
Wood, nes sawn or ch ...34,349.97
Portland cement (exc ...27,307.30
Granite, merely cut ...23,875.44

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Maldives

Tariffs 2016

No. Of Tariff Agreement 2
Simple Average (%) 11.41
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 711,903.47
Maximum Rate (%) 400
Weighted Average (%) 11.16
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 35.69

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)

2016 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)3,591
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)7,430.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)170.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)4.73

Doing Business

2018 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank136
Trading Across Borders Rank152

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2016 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings4

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score2.51
LPI Rank104