Table 5.9: IMPORTS OF TOBACCO, 2000 - 2011
 
Year Tobacco Leaves (Kgs)  Number of cigars  Number of cheroots / Cigarillo Number of cigarettes  Chewing tobacco by weight (Kgs) Smoking tobacco by weight (Kgs) Pipe tobacco by weight (Kgs)
2000 24,449.06              304,266              2,188,139         252,638,840 3,246.65               3,127.08                       3.50
2001        44,168.70              187,156              5,703,050         223,540,520               2,405.28               2,988.06                       0.40
2002        45,533.88              315,080              4,750,600         229,788,400               8,398.13               6,247.80                     12.00
2003        30,598.25              289,183              6,108,585         226,903,220               4,718.08               6,470.40                     17.50
2004        63,056.02              226,473              8,219,973         256,676,880               7,900.91               3,321.25                     55.60
2005        45,505.15              200,968            43,685,700         263,461,671             11,976.92               4,698.69                     62.60
2006        36,034.29              836,168            15,916,005         255,544,900             22,019.04               3,067.68                       1.55
2007        24,493.13              316,207            29,513,560         286,444,050             17,949.77               3,742.45                     28.19
2008        29,810.81              586,111            37,161,335         334,128,160             25,511.08               4,375.50                   274.96
2009        10,654.61              366,317            30,780,355         348,020,191             24,325.16                   540.50                     71.99
2010        32,827.75              237,074            22,606,045         346,371,400             20,447.78               4,786.88                     66.90
2011        21,879.40              331,789            21,002,520         454,893,880             30,280.85               3,674.39                     17.85
Source:  Maldives Customs Services