In 2019, Maldives exported a total of $253M, making it the number 176 exporter in the world. During the last five reported years the exports of Maldives have changed by $74.8M from $178M in 2014 to $253M in 2019.
In 2019 Maldives imported $2.15B, making it the number 159 trade destination in the world. During the last five reported years the imports of Maldives changed by $13M from $2.14B in 2014 to $2.15B in 2019.
In 2017, Maldives exported $3.15B worth of services. The top services exported by Maldives in 2017 were Personal travel ($2.74B), Air transport ($273M), Telecommunications services ($98.8M), Sea transport ($17.1M), and Construction in the compiling economy ($9.55M).
The top services imported by Maldives in 2017 were Air transport ($332M), Miscellaneous business, professional, and technical services ($308M), Personal travel ($288M), Construction in the compiling economy ($154M), and Telecommunications services ($74.4M).
The top export opportunities for Maldives according to the relatedness index, are Crustaceans (0.041), Scrap Copper (0.034), Gold (0.034), Molluscs (0.034), and Crude Petroleum (0.032). Relatedness measures the distance between a country's current exports and each product. The barchart show only products that Maldives is not specialized in.
The product space is a network connecting products that are likely to be co-exported. The product space can be used to predict future exports, since countries are more likely to start exporting products that are related to current exports. Relatedness measures the distance between a product, and all of the products it is currently specialized in.
The Complexity-Relatedness diagram compares the risk and the strategic value of a country's potential export oppotunities.
Relatedness is a predictive of the probability that a country increases its exports in a product. Complexity, is associated with higher levels of income, economic growth, less income inequality, and lower emissions.