Table  17.6 :   INDICES FOR SELECTED EXPORT ITEMS, 2004 - 2011
(Index base; 2004 = 100)
Item Unit 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Live reef fish Numbers                
  Unit value index          100.00          87.22          83.77          63.03          87.26          72.27          75.39          77.55
  Quantum index          100.00        109.53        128.26        125.39        120.01        133.14        136.76        134.02
  Value Index          100.00          95.53        107.44          79.03        104.72          96.22        103.11        103.93
Fresh or chilled tuna Metric tons                
  Unit value index          100.00          98.01        120.69        128.71        148.95        181.66        235.12        225.50
  Quantum index          100.00        125.14        134.33        112.86        103.46          65.91          42.07        127.31
  Value Index          100.00        122.65        162.12        145.26        154.11        119.74          98.92        287.07
Fresh or chilled reef fish Metric tons                
  Unit value index          100.00        112.08          99.08        113.07        113.51        114.22        110.22        145.44
  Quantum index          100.00          80.90        105.92        106.24        113.85        157.34        184.19        239.93
  Value Index          100.00          90.67        104.94        120.13        129.23        179.72        203.02        348.94
Frozen tuna Metric tons                
  Unit value index          100.00        109.11        114.05        155.16        203.21        142.71        170.89        276.51
  Quantum index          100.00        107.76        167.94          90.39          96.32          51.23          43.68          45.66
  Value Index          100.00        117.57        191.54        140.26        195.73          73.11          74.65        126.25
Frozen reef fish Metric tons                
  Unit value index          100.00          83.92        134.59        177.87        138.60        142.51        258.78          55.12
  Quantum index          100.00          91.01          28.37            6.74            1.95            2.58          11.04          20.17
  Value Index          100.00          76.38          38.18          11.98            2.70            3.68          28.56          11.11
Dried tuna Metric tons                
  Unit value index          100.00          99.62          99.42          97.01        125.54        164.62        187.92        260.93
  Quantum index          100.00        105.59          93.47          83.57          60.83          61.95          63.16          42.34
  Value Index          100.00        105.20          92.93          81.07          76.37        101.97        118.70        110.48
Salted dried fish Metric tons                
  Unit value index          100.00          99.46        115.65          92.29          84.74          87.86        102.12        136.50
  Quantum index
         100.00        101.36        108.05          88.48          84.20        101.86          91.64          54.69
  Value Index          100.00        100.81        124.95          81.66          71.35          89.50          93.58          74.65
Sea cucumber (dried) Metric tons                
  Unit value index          100.00        115.99          84.79          56.80          55.07          36.16          21.30          24.31
  Quantum index          100.00          64.48          48.27          62.07          46.15          34.48        114.85        176.65
  Value Index          100.00          74.80          40.93          35.25          25.42          12.47          24.47          42.95
Canned fish Metric tons                
  Unit value index          100.00        112.52        129.24        156.35        191.01        189.14        229.73        356.72
  Quantum index          100.00          98.12          64.27          50.10          26.38          25.08          18.41          19.90
  Value Index          100.00        110.40          83.07          78.33          50.39          47.43          42.30          70.98
Fish meal Metric tons                
  Unit value index          100.00        104.50        110.16          95.78        142.09        131.44        204.48        180.04
  Quantum index          100.00        125.74        122.79          93.70          62.09          58.42          33.65          34.85
  Value Index          100.00        131.40        135.27          89.75          88.23          76.78          68.80          62.74
Source:  Department of National Planning                 
              Maldives Customs Services                
Note: the exchange rate used is an average taken from monthly rates used by customs.