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Maldives Trade

Maldives Trade

Merchandise Trade Balance in Maldives

The merchandise trade balance in the Maldives averaged USD -2.0 billion in the decade to 2022. The 2022 reading was USD -2.9 billion. For more trade information, visit our dedicated page.

Maldives Trade Chart

Note: This chart displays Trade Balance (USD billion) for Maldives from 2021 to 2020.
Source: World Bank.

Maldives Trade Data

2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Merchandise Trade Balance (USD bn) -2.4 -1.5 -2.1 -2.9 -
Consensus Forecasts and Projections for the next ten years

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