Table 17.7 : QUANTITY, VALUE AND UNIT VALUES FOR SELECTED EXPORT ITEMS, 2006 - 2011
Items Unit 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Quantity               
Live reef fish numbers (in '000) 436.9 427.1 408.8 453.5 465.8 456.5
Fresh or chilled tuna metric tons 8,983.9 7,547.9 6,919.6 4,408.3 2,813.9 8,514.2
Fresh or chilled reef fish metric tons 316.4 317.4 340.1 470.0 550.2 716.7
Frozen Reef fish metric tons 71.6 17.0 4.9 6.5 27.9 50.9
Frozen Tuna metric tons 86,039.3 46,312.4 49,346.8 26,246.4 22,380.6 23,392.1
Dried tuna metric tons 5,707.0 5,102.1 3,714.0 3,782.0 3,856.5 2,585.0
Salted dried fish metric tons 2,910.0 2,383.1 2,267.8 2,743.4 2,468.1 1,472.9
Sea cucumber(Fresh,Dried,Frozen, Salted) metric tons 87.9 113.0 84.0 62.8 209.1 321.6
Canned fish metric tons 4,727.1 3,684.5 1,940.2 1,844.2 1,354.1 1,463.4
Fish meal metric tons 2,946.9 2,248.7 1,490.3 1,402.0 807.5 836.4
Value (in '000 USD)              
Live reef fish   1,478.2 1,087.3 1,440.8 1,323.9 1,418.6 1,429.9
Fresh or chilled tuna   34,339.8 30,768.8 32,642.9 25,362.0 20,953.5 60,806.1
Fresh or chilled reef fish   1,280.1 1,465.4 1,576.5 2,192.5 2,476.6 4,256.8
Frozen Reef fish   71.7 22.5 5.1 6.9 53.6 20.9
Frozen Tuna   66,927.2 49,009.8 68,390.8 25,545.8 26,084.5 44,114.1
Dried tuna   8,829.3 7,702.2 7,255.3 9,688.2 11,277.4 10,496.0
Salted dried fish   2,488.0 1,626.0 1,420.7 1,782.0 1,863.3 1,486.4
Sea cucumber(Fresh,Dried,Frozen, Salted)   992.8 855.2 616.5 302.4 593.5 1,041.9
Canned fish   11,426.8 10,775.1 6,931.7 6,524.4 5,818.6 9,764.1
Fish meal   1,581.6 1,049.3 1,031.6 897.8 804.4 733.6
Unit Value (in '000 USD)              
Live reef fish numbers (in '000) 3.4 2.5 3.5 2.9 3.0 3.1
Fresh or chilled tuna metric tons 3.8 4.1 4.7 5.8 7.4 7.1
Fresh or chilled reef fish metric tons 4.0 4.6 4.6 4.7 4.5 5.9
Frozen Reef fish metric tons 1.0 1.3 1.0 1.1 1.9 0.4
Frozen Tuna metric tons 0.8 1.1 1.4 1.0 1.2 1.9
Dried tuna metric tons 1.5 1.5 2.0 2.6 2.9 4.1
Salted dried fish metric tons 0.9 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.8 1.0
Sea cucumber(Fresh,Dried,Frozen, Salted) metric tons 11.3 7.6 7.3 4.8 2.8 3.2
Canned fish metric tons 2.4 2.9 3.6 3.5 4.3 6.7
Fish meal metric tons 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.6 1.0 0.9
Source:  Department of National Planning                 
                Maldives Customs Services              
Note: the exchange rate used is an average taken from monthly rates used by customs.