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 The Islamic Chamber of Commerce , Industry and Agriculture (ICCIA)
The Republic of Maldives
Head of State : Abdulla Yameen
Population : 409.16 Thousand
Capital City : Malé
Largest City : Malé
Languages : Maldivian Dhivehi (official); English spoken by most government officials
Monetary Unit : Rufiyaa (MVR)
Facts
GDP (USD) : 3.14 Billion (2014)
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (USD) : 283.98 million (2012)
GNI (USD) : 2.81 Billion (2015)
Exports of Goods & Services (USD) : 3.33 Billion (2014)
Imports of Goods & Services (USD) : 2.76 Billion (2014)
Life Expectancy at Birth : 76.77 Years (2014)
Intra-OIC Exports (USD) : 1.82 million (2013)
Intra-OIC Imports (USD) : 483.85 million (2013)
Location & Geography
Maldives is an independent chain of islands in the Northern Indian Ocean and South-west of Sri Lanka, at the Southernmost tip of India. The atolls comprise about 1,190 coral islands, 200 of which are inhabited. The tropical vegetation varies from grass and scrub to dense woods of fruit trees or coconut palms. The environment is warm and wet. The terrain is flat with some elevations. There is very little arable land and few forests, pastures and woodlands. The country has no permanent crops. The climate is hot and humid. Most of the area is subject to the South-west and North-east monsoons.
Investment Profile
Doing Business 2016 Rank***Doing Business 2017 RankChange in Rank
129135-6
Doing Business 2016 DTF**
(% points)
Doing Business 2017 DTF**
(% points)
Change in DTF**
(% points)
53.9953.94-0.05000
Investment Opportunities
Installation Of Waste To Energy Boiler On The Incinerator
Industry, Services | February 20, 2017
Supply And Delivery Of Waste Management Equipment
Industry, Water and Sanitation | February 8, 2017
Develop And Operate Of Waterfront Commercial Complex.
Infrastructure and construction | December 6, 2016
Events
Training | November 24 - 26, 2015 | Maldives
Training | November 01 - 01, 2015 | Maldives