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The amount of fish exported from Maldives decreased

The amount of fish exported from the Maldives in the first 6 months of this year has decreased.

According to the statistics of the Maldives Monetary Authority (MMA), the amount of fish exported in the first 6 months of 2018 is higher than in 2019. During the first 6 months of last year, 33000 metric tonnes of fish were exported, while this year 32000 metric tonnes of fish were exported.

Within the first 6 months of this year, 17.2 metric tonnes of fresh and frozen Skip Jack Tuna was exported, while last year 20 metric tonnes of Skip Jack Tuna was exported.

The second most exported fish was fresh and frozen Yellow Fin Tuna. The first 6 months of this year 9.5 metric tonnes of Yellow Fin Tuna was exported, while last year 7.3 metric tonnes was exported.

The export of reef fish has also decreased in the first 6 months of this year.

However, the export of packed and canned fish has increased by 29% compared to last year.

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Source URL: Corporate Maldives

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