Table 9.17:  IMPORTS OF FRESH AGRICULTURAL CROPS MAINLY PRODUCED IN MALDIVES FROM, 2005 - 2011
(Value in Rf)
                 
Agricultural crops 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Banana ( Fresh or Dried )   2,340,188 4,353,207 5,971,511 9,186,128 10,222,597 10,914,506 9,565,296 8,208,515
Beans, Fresh or Chilled   5,253,693 5,897,150 7,663,957 9,351,251 10,560,835 9,638,860 10,420,583 12,881,867
Bitter Gourd ( Fresh or Chilled )      472,839 453,832 567,003 649,414 730,351 694,977 701,910 886,022
Bread Fruit ( Fresh or Chilled)      193,844 85,322 156,191 167,918 163,957 125,606 142,053 167,172
Cabbage ( Fresh or Chilled )   9,370,843 9,688,189 12,183,300 16,012,398 18,771,583 16,539,780 21,091,626 24,953,041
Cabbage Lettuce, Fresh or Chilled          7,091 2,107 3,463 5,091 - 35,001 7,179 3,121
Cassava & Manioc ( Fresh , Chilled or Frozen )      107,034 112,096 135,623 158,743 225,976 9,698,652 453,089 572,178
Chillies( Fresh or Chilled )   9,024,608 6,704,071 5,825,256 6,565,323 6,624,316 353,450 8,314,823 8,237,328
Cucumber ( Fresh or Chilled )   3,770,462 3,196,030 5,097,044 5,530,400 6,677,085 6,877,403 8,090,938 10,057,550
Drumstick ( Fresh or Chilled )      520,243 603,381 641,229 988,969 1,682,540 6,945,906 1,233,073 1,066,722
Guava ( Fresh or Dried )   1,644,428 1,952,085 3,238,641 4,379,362 5,366,331 1,203,917 7,096,747 7,876,799
Lettuce, Fresh Or Chilled, (Excl. Cabbage Lettuce) ######### 10,945,615 16,890,414 22,282,333 26,689,632 5,128,236 30,713,304 38,567,912
Mango ( Fresh or Dried )   8,014,517 7,672,238 12,128,348 17,540,919 18,816,964 25,294,435 23,921,607 29,593,258
Melons, Fresh, (Excl.Watermelons) ######### 11,541,997 15,860,763 20,417,482 22,454,538 20,263,318 22,666,380 31,428,572
Papaws (Papayas), Fresh   2,132,676 1,839,576 2,908,271 3,103,113 2,613,279 17,419,181 1,548,912 1,781,635
Pepper (Fresh or Chilled)        97,249 147,983 144,278 224,579 445,062 1,700,332 500,472 584,059
Pumpkin ( Fresh or Chilled)   1,117,418 969,217 1,302,661 1,426,941 1,714,594 1,449,725 1,946,673 1,819,631
Sapodila ( Fresh )        42,994 77,312 154,445 274,346 261,515 150,216 244,785 479,253
Snake Gourd ( Fresh or Chilled )      674,508 562,123 692,821 846,663 854,303 625,505 652,231 682,895
Sweet Potato ( Fresh , Chilled or Frozen )      839,980 1,116,296 1,461,621 1,566,035 1,816,213 1,619,569 13,590 2,267,010
Watermelons, (Fresh)   2,301,930 1,444,734 3,913,485 3,339,474 2,601,290 2,091,439 3,016,287 4,350,692
Source: Maldives Customs Service