Table  15.5 :   MARINE PRODUCT EXPORTS BY THE PRIVATE SECTOR 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 2008
Total ######## 576,203.25 701,897.25 848,786.57 728,857.57 833,356.02 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 21.63 21.81 20.93 -14.13 14.34
Thailand ########   151,851.38   131,224.31   160,533.00   172,727.52   248,339.03 26.35 18.70 18.91 23.70     29.80 114.02 -13.58 22.33 7.60 43.78
Sri Lanka ########   176,536.12   184,922.18   195,343.90   191,572.44   138,312.66 30.64 26.35 23.01 26.28     16.60 -3.03 4.75 5.64 -1.93 -27.80
France   5,000.36     22,727.70     38,114.12     61,508.79     82,787.45   118,303.98 3.94 5.43 7.25 11.36     14.20 354.52 67.70 61.38 34.59 42.90
Italy       847.08        1,329.55        3,093.51     11,899.76     27,334.29     98,598.11 0.23 0.44 1.40 3.75     11.83 56.96 132.67 284.67 129.70 260.71
U.K   4,760.68     14,213.81     18,388.93     49,345.30     57,032.55     63,188.26 2.47 2.62 5.81 7.82        7.58 198.57 29.37 168.34 15.58 10.79
Iran                -                      -                      -       21,904.66     39,056.51     46,127.54 0.00 0.00 2.58 5.36        5.54 0.00 0.00 0.00 78.30 18.10
Netherland       169.06        3,522.12     12,982.40     16,217.27     14,786.63     26,343.04 0.61 1.85 1.91 2.03        3.16 1,983.39 268.60 24.92 -8.82 78.15
U.S.A.   4,530.49        8,897.77        2,668.07     12,944.93     15,940.56     19,349.73 1.54 0.38 1.53 2.19        2.32 96.40 -70.01 385.18 23.14 21.39
Japan ########   125,562.50   198,304.20   189,561.56     55,133.69     16,940.69 21.79 28.25 22.33 7.56        2.03 4.98 57.93 -4.41 -70.92 -69.27
Germany   2,945.82        8,347.12        9,878.89     14,334.72     13,697.82     15,922.26 1.45 1.41 1.69 1.88        1.91 183.35 18.35 45.10 -4.44 16.24
Hong Kong ########        9,612.20     10,335.23     12,131.46        7,928.34     12,665.87 1.67 1.47 1.43 1.09        1.52 -63.62 7.52 17.38 -34.65 59.75
Spain         33.68           377.39           128.17             38.20           840.57     11,403.60 0.07 0.02 0.00 0.12        1.37 1,020.51 -66.04 -70.20 2,100.64 1,256.65
Denmark                -                  4.32                    -          2,045.08        1,395.15        6,491.01 0.00 0.00 0.24 0.19        0.78 0.00 -100.00 0.00 -31.78 365.25
Taiwan       516.28             60.97     52,074.18     39,817.72        1,310.69        5,997.36 0.01 7.42 4.69 0.18        0.72 -88.19 85,306.81 -23.54 -96.71 357.57
Singapore ########     41,323.18     23,848.84     20,572.41     10,140.49        2,189.48 7.17 3.40 2.42 1.39        0.26 17.53 -42.29 -13.74 -50.71 -78.41
Malaysia ########        8,076.69        6,436.78        1,572.58           697.79           802.66 1.40 0.92 0.19 0.10        0.10 -39.05 -20.30 -75.57 -55.63 15.03
U.A.E         18.75           191.95                5.78     14,833.42                7.58           623.98 0.03 0.00 1.75 0.00        0.07 923.76 -96.99 256,519.77 -99.95 8,128.41
Sweden                -                      -                      -                      -             341.43           577.16 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.05        0.07 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 69.04
South Africa                -                      -                      -                      -               11.57           425.90 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00        0.05 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3,582.68
Others   7,473.01        3,568.47        9,491.67     24,181.80     36,114.51           753.69 0.62 1.35 2.85 4.95        0.09 -52.25 165.99 154.77 49.35 -97.91
Source:  Maldives Custom Services