Table  15.4 :   EXPORTS BY COUNTRY OF DESTINATION, 2004 - 2008
Value ( in Rf ' 000) % Share % Change Over Previous Year
Country 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2004 2005 2006 2007
Total 1,445,921.95 1,572,277.15 1,334,059.58 1,735,722.34 1,384,588.60 1,617,451.60 100.00 100.00 99.99 100.00 100.00 8.74 -15.15 30.11 -20.23
Europe 227,667.37 305,996.71 352,329.64 427,133.72 405,176.85 501,890.46 19.46 26.41 24.61 29.26 31.03 34.41 15.14 21.23 -5.14
France 7,269.48 36,289.35 52,684.41 88,149.98 102,118.17 141,451.09 2.31 3.95 5.08 7.38 8.75 399.20 45.18 67.32 15.85
Italy 11,497.33 26,967.88 25,537.64 63,823.59 58,306.33 134,426.36 1.72 1.91 3.68 4.21 8.31 134.56 -5.30 149.92 -8.64
U.K 140,226.35 153,662.97 183,635.94 168,865.25 158,540.01 123,445.26 9.77 13.77 9.73 11.45 7.63 9.58 19.51 -8.04 -6.11
Germany 55,127.47 77,192.21 70,964.54 66,325.58 21,994.62 43,164.36 4.91 5.32 3.82 1.59 2.67 40.02 -8.07 -6.54 -66.84
Netherland 6,340.27 7,133.55 16,781.18 33,239.62 57,391.87 26,543.31 0.45 1.26 1.92 4.15 1.64 12.51 135.24 98.08 72.66
Spain 45.27 377.39 128.17 3,054.93 840.57 25,133.82 0.02 0.01 0.18 0.06 1.55 733.72 -66.04 2,283.50 -72.48
Denmark 0.00 4.32 1,903.09 2,417.60 1,395.15 6,491.01 0.00 0.14 0.14 0.10 0.40 0.00 43,977.38 27.04 -42.29
Others 7,161.20 4,369.07 694.66 1,257.18 4,590.12 1,235.25 0.28 0.05 0.07 0.33 0.08 -38.99 -84.10 80.98 265.11
Africa 0.00 594.32 2.47 8,378.01 2,058.73 1,475.05 0.04 0.00 0.48 0.15 0.09 0.00 -99.58 339,475.51 -75.43
America 481,150.80 416,906.88 11,107.86 15,696.15 16,789.65 19,422.23 26.52 0.83 0.90 1.21 1.20 -13.35 -97.34 41.31 6.97
U.S.A. 466,817.25 416,676.36 11,107.86 13,904.57 15,968.31 19,349.73 26.50 0.83 0.80 1.15 1.20 -10.74 -97.33 25.18 14.84
Others 14,333.55 230.52 0.00 1,791.58 821.34 72.50 0.01 0.00 0.10 0.06 0.00 -98.39 -100.00 0.00 -54.16
Oceania 0.00 27.25 23.91 180.79 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.00 0.00 0.00 -12.28 1.00 -100.00
Asia 736,982.01 847,600.66 970,014.64 1,178,313.52 906,441.21 1,047,633.38 53.91 72.71 67.89 65.47 64.77 15.01 14.44 21.47 -23.07
Thailand 236,958.24 368,871.10 290,968.84 452,121.16 566,511.97 792,374.70 23.46 21.81 26.05 40.92 48.99 55.67 -21.12 55.38 25.30
Sri Lanka 196,404.68 193,544.60 206,513.42 222,886.43 206,929.15 153,947.84 12.31 15.48 12.84 14.95 9.52 -1.46 6.70 7.93 -7.16
Japan 149,645.59 184,093.35 288,251.24 261,195.92 63,083.40 46,273.11 11.71 21.61 15.05 4.56 2.86 23.02 56.58 -9.39 -75.85
India 4,458.67 5,861.95 13,045.73 16,131.83 25,340.83 25,025.01 0.37 0.98 0.93 1.83 1.55 31.47 122.55 23.66 57.09
Hong Kong 26,419.83 9,612.20 10,335.23 12,131.46 8,562.74 13,705.63 0.61 0.77 0.70 0.62 0.85 -63.62 7.52 17.38 -29.42
Others 123,095.00 85,617.47 160,900.18 213,846.72 36,013.12 16,307.10 5.45 12.06 12.32 2.60 1.01 -30.45 87.93 32.91 -83.16
Middle East 121.76 1,151.33 581.07 106,020.15 54,122.16 47,030.48 0.07 0.04 6.11 3.91 2.91 845.61 -49.53 18,145.70 -48.95
Iran 0.00 0.00 0.00 30,243.99 39,056.51 46,127.54 0.00 0.00 1.74 2.82 2.85 0.00 0.00 0.00 29.14
U.A.E. 18.75 191.95 5.78 64,859.86 1,742.33 893.19 0.01 0.00 3.74 0.13 0.06 923.75 -96.99 1,121,982.75 -97.31
others 103.01 959.38 575.29 10,916.30 13,323.32 9.75 0.06 0.04 0.63 0.96 0.00 831.39 -40.04 1,797.53 22.05
Source:  Maldives Customs Services