Tentmaker Reports

Maldives Report

Entrepreneurial Missions Index

41.3

General Information

Population

315,885 (164th most populous country in the world)

RELIGIONS
Sunni Muslim
LANGUAGES
Maldivian Dhivehi
English

Industries

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.

Business Information

The World Bank ranks Maldives as 78 out of 183 economies in terms of ease of doing business. The country ranks as 0 (of 183) in terms of ease of starting a business.

It requires 0 procedures, takes 0 days, and costs N/A% of income per capita to start a business in Maldives.

In order to start a business in Maldives, one must follow these procedures:

  1. Search for a unique company name and pick up standard application forms for incorporation
  2. Pay registration fees
  3. Register with the Registrar of Companies
  4. Make a company seal
  5. Register company with Registrar of Companies

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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Maldives Economic Freedom

The World Economic Forum (WEF) was founded in 1971 by Klaus Martin Schwab at the University of Geneva in Switzerland.  It is a non-profit foundation best known for its annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, which brings together top business leaders, international political leaders, selected intellectuals and journalists to discuss both economic and social issues facing the world.  The WEF also serves as a think tank, and publishes a wide range of reports focusing on issues of concern and importance to Forum communities. In particular, Strategic Insight Teams focus on producing reports of relevance in the fields of competitiveness, global risks and scenario thinking.  The Global Competitiveness Report measures competitiveness of countries and economic competitiveness among a wide range of factors such as corruption, tax rates, work ethic, and many others.
 

Maldives Summary

 

1 World Economic Forum

2 Free the World
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.

3 World Bank Data

4 World Factbook Project

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