315,885 (164th most populous country in the world)
Tourism, fish processing, shipping, boat building, coconut processing, garments, woven mats, rope, handicrafts, coral, and sand mining
Unless otherwise noted, all information included here was obtained from the World Factbook project 4, conducted by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). For more detailed information about Maldives, visit https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/mv.html.
In order to start a business in Maldives, one must follow these procedures:
Unless otherwise noted, all information included here was obtained from the Doing Business project 3, conducted by the World Bank. For more detailed information about starting a business in Maldives, visit http://www.doingbusiness.org/.
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Gwartney, James and Robert Lawson with Herbert Grubel, Jakob de Haan, Jan-Egbert Sturm, and Eelco Zandberg (2009). Economic Freedom of the World: 2009 Annual Report. Vancouver, BC: The Fraser Institute. Data retrieved from www.freetheworld.com.