Table 19.16: IMPORTS OF FRESH AGRICULTURAL CROPS MAINLY PRODUCED IN MALDIVES, 2008
(Value in Rf)
               
Agricultural crops Srilanka India U.A.E Australia Thailand Other Countries  Total
Banana ( Fresh Or Dried )              1,473,014              7,137,952              1,463,197                    16,757                  110,716                          20,961               10,222,597
Beans, Fresh Or Chilled              6,803,449              1,450,539                  961,463                  436,778                  345,263                        563,343               10,560,835
Bitter Gourd ( Fresh Or Chilled )                  601,960                  112,141                      9,720  -                       5,401                             1,129                    730,351
Bottle Gourd ( Fresh Or Chilled )                  119,162                    98,632                      1,052  -                       2,381                                280                    221,507
Bread Fruit ( Fresh Or Chilled)                  154,240                          153                      3,599                          440                          100                             5,425                    163,957
Cabbage ( Fresh Or Chilled )              6,481,163            10,191,117                  934,052                  443,528                  318,607                        403,117               18,771,583
Cassava & Manioc ( Fresh , Chilled Or Frozen )                  172,913                    46,920                      5,713  -                           228                                203                    225,976
Chillies( Fresh Or Chilled )              2,058,043              3,663,341                  257,704                    55,794                  550,759                          38,675                 6,624,316
Cucumber ( Fresh Or Chilled )              3,557,453                  270,119              1,683,401                  785,577                  176,515                        204,019                 6,677,085
Drumstick ( Fresh Or Chilled )                  442,832              1,173,694                      5,479  -                       4,703                          55,831                 1,682,540
Guava ( Fresh Or Dried )              1,107,113                  493,909                  573,302                      6,122              1,200,070                     1,985,815                 5,366,331
Lettuce, Fresh Or Chilled, (Excl. Cabbage Lettuce)              1,044,189              2,572,183            12,429,135              7,744,014                  669,923                     2,230,187               26,689,632
Mango ( Fresh Or Dried )              4,617,939              1,262,929              4,058,269                  565,134              5,658,579                     2,654,113               18,816,964
Melons, Fresh, (Excl.Watermelons)                  883,249                  266,697              9,996,365              8,177,290              2,051,346                     1,079,591               22,454,538
Papaws (Papayas), Fresh              2,198,600                    11,567                  115,979                    22,613                  236,096                          28,425                 2,613,279
Passion Fruit ( Fresh Or Dried )              3,305,495                      8,385                  900,254                  258,669                  414,395                        257,276                 5,144,474
Pumpkin ( Gfresh Or Chilled)                  537,394              1,007,239                    60,532                    74,695                    23,560                          11,173                 1,714,594
Sapodilla (Fresh)                    38,561                    18,162                    10,796                          769                  189,571                             3,656                    261,515
Snake Gourd ( Fresh Or Chilled )                  800,138                    40,930                    12,049  -                       1,186                                    -                      854,303
Sweet Potato ( Fresh , Chilled Or Frozen )                  874,266                  715,227                    59,400                  109,080                    34,926                          23,314                 1,816,213
Watermelons, Fresh                  173,840                  755,057                    12,640                    60,077                  699,681                        899,995                 2,601,290
Source: Ministry of Fisheries  and Agriculture