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Presentation of the Maldives : Foreign trade

Imports of Goods
(million USD) :
1,839 (Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, 2020)
Exports of Goods
(million USD) :
286 (Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, 2020)
Imports of Services
(million USD) :
707 (Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, 2020)
Exports of Services
(million USD) :
1,513 (Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, 2020)
Trade Balance (million USD) :
-2,392 (Source: World Bank, 2019)
Foreign Trade
(in % of GDP) :
147.0 (Source: World Bank, 2019)
 

Main Partner Countries

Main Customers
(% of Exports)
2021
Thailand 46.4%
Germany 11.4%
United Kingdom 6.8%
France 4.1%
India 3.9%
See More Countries 27.4%
Main Suppliers
(% of Imports)
2021
Oman 13.1%
United Arab Emirates 13.0%
China 12.6%
India 12.4%
Singapore 10.2%
See More Countries 38.8%

Source: Comtrade, Latest Available Data

 
 

Main Products

0.2 bn USD of products exported in 2021
Frozen fish (excl. fish fillets and other fish...Frozen fish (excl. fish fillets and other fish meat of heading 0304) 52.1%
Prepared or preserved fish; caviar and caviar...Prepared or preserved fish; caviar and caviar substitutes prepared from fish eggs 21.3%
Fish fillets and other fish meat, whether or not...Fish fillets and other fish meat, whether or not minced, fresh, chilled or frozen 11.9%
Fish, fresh or chilled (excl. fish fillets and...Fish, fresh or chilled (excl. fish fillets and other fish meat of heading 0304) 4.4%
Ferrous waste and scrap; remelting scrap ingots of...Ferrous waste and scrap; remelting scrap ingots of iron or steel (excl. slag, scale and other waste from the production of iron or steel; radioactive waste and scrap; fragments of pigs, blocks or other primary forms of pig iron or spiegeleisen) 3.5%
See More Products 6.8%
2.6 bn USD of products imported in 2021
Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous...Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals (excl. crude); preparations containing >= 70% by weight of petroleum oils or of oils obtained from bituminous minerals, these oils being the basic constituents of the preparations, n.e.s.; waste oils containing mainly petroleum or bituminous minerals 17.1%
Telephone sets, incl. telephones for cellular...Telephone sets, incl. telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks; other apparatus for the transmission or reception of voice, images or other data, incl. apparatus for communication in a wired or wireless network [such as a local or wide area network]; parts thereof (excl. than transmission or reception apparatus of heading 8443, 8525, 8527 or 8528) 2.3%
Medicaments consisting of mixed or unmixed...Medicaments consisting of mixed or unmixed products for therapeutic or prophylactic uses, put up in measured doses "incl. those in the form of transdermal administration" or in forms or packings for retail sale (excl. goods of heading 3002, 3005 or 3006) 1.6%
Parts of aircraft and spacecraft of heading 8801...Parts of aircraft and spacecraft of heading 8801 or 8802, n.e.s. 1.4%
Insulated "incl. enamelled or anodised" wire,...Insulated "incl. enamelled or anodised" wire, cable "incl. coaxial cable" and other insulated electric conductors, whether or not fitted with connectors; optical fibre cables, made up of individually sheathed fibres, whether or not assembled with electric conductors or fitted with connectors 1.3%
See More Products 76.3%

Source: Comtrade, Latest Available Data

 

Main Services

3.2 bn USD of services exported in 2017
87.05%
9.20%
3.19%
0.30%
0.26%
1.3 bn USD of services imported in 2017
25.84%
23.77%
23.36%
11.82%
5.90%
3.77%
3.73%
1.03%
0.73%
0.05%

Source: Comtrade, Latest Available Data

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