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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 2017 Rank**Doing Business 2018 Rank**Change in Rank
1351361
Doing Business 2017 DTF**Doing Business 2018 DTF**Change in DTF**
(% points)
53.7854.420.64
Investment Opportunities
Construction Of Hdh. Kuludhufushi North Region Head Office
Infrastructure and construction | August 8, 2017

Infrastructure and construction | July 20, 2017

Infrastructure and construction | July 20, 2017
Events
Training | November 24 - 26, 2015 | Maldives
Training | November 01 - 01, 2015 | Maldives