Table 9.17: IMPORTS OF FRESH AGRICULTURAL CROPS MAINLY PRODUCED IN MALDIVES, 2008
(In kgs)
               
Agricultural Crops India Srilanka U.A.E Australia Thailand Other Countries  Total
Banana ( Fresh Or Dried )          1,313,880                61,040                51,106                      266                  4,418                         838          1,431,548
Beans, Fresh Or Chilled                83,832              276,292                14,203                  3,436                  6,145                   15,060              398,968
Bitter Gourd ( Fresh Or Chilled )                  4,876                25,561                      227  -                       120                           40                30,824
Bottle Gourd ( Fresh Or Chilled )                  3,192                  6,523                        54  -                         74                           10                  9,853
Bread Fruit ( Fresh Or Chilled)                        10                  6,662                        46                        25                          2                           14                  6,758
Cabbage ( Fresh Or Chilled )          2,065,043              303,671                27,693                21,951                  6,357                   41,674          2,466,388
Cassava & Manioc ( Fresh , Chilled Or Frozen )                  4,607                12,988                      231  -                           2                           10                17,837
Chillies( Fresh Or Chilled )              115,708                52,137                  1,942                      299                  5,933                         613              176,631
Cucumber ( Fresh Or Chilled )                12,813              203,781                37,499                  9,373                  5,506                      4,257              273,228
Drumstick ( Fresh Or Chilled )                44,599                10,362                      126  -                       112                      3,008                58,208
Guava ( Fresh Or Dried )                30,592                39,368                  6,718                        81                33,423                   70,730              180,910
Lettuce, Fresh Or Chilled, (Excl. Cabbage Lettuce)                22,428                50,025              178,281                79,982                  7,423                   27,680              365,818
Mango ( Fresh Or Dried )                55,865                96,443                60,404                  4,722                79,981                   94,889              392,303
Melons, Fresh, (Excl.Watermelons)                10,580                34,393              161,615              242,021                37,044                   20,493              506,147
Papaws (Papayas), Fresh                      306              126,754                  1,419                      206                  7,158                         853              136,695
Passion Fruit ( Fresh Or Dried )                      242                85,256                  9,206                  1,349                  7,094                      2,049              105,196
Pumpkin ( Gfresh Or Chilled)              250,601                34,314                      793                  2,357                      712                         439              289,216
Sapodilla (Fresh)                      464                      807                      147                          7                  3,516                         180                  5,120
Snake Gourd ( Fresh Or Chilled )                  3,246                45,281                      287  -                         44  -                 48,858
Sweet Potato ( Fresh , Chilled Or Frozen )              208,856                55,699                  1,794                  4,323                      909                         336              271,917
Watermelons, Fresh              139,943                15,455                      663                  2,101                19,176                   21,219              198,558
Source: Ministry of Fisheries  and Agriculture