Maldives: Trade freedom

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 Maldives

Trade freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 63
 Year 2024
 Measure points
 Data availability 2009 - 2024
 Average 51
 Min - Max 44 - 63
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for the Maldives from 2009 to 2024. The average value for the Maldives during that period was 51 points with a minimum of 44 points in 2009 and a maximum of 63 points in 2019. The latest value from 2024 is 63 points. For comparison, the world average in 2024 based on 176 countries is 70 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Maldives - Trade freedom - recent values

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Maldives - Trade freedom - historical chart - 2009-2024




The Trade Freedom index for the Maldives measures the absence of tariffs and other barriers that affect the international trade of goods and services.
Definition: The Trade freedom index is based on two indicators: the trade-weighted average tariff rate and non-tariff barriers (including quantity, price, regulatory, customs and investment restrictions, and direct government intervention).


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 Property rights 49 2024 points
 Freedom from corruption 39 2024 points
 Fiscal freedom 0 2024 points
 Business freedom 49 2024 points
 Labor freedom 52 2024 points
 Monetary freedom 76.20 2024 points
 Trade freedom 63 2024 points
 Investment freedom 35 2024 points
 Financial freedom 30 2024 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 48 2024 index points
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