Maldives: Economic globalization

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Economic globalization index (0-100)

 Latest value 68.00
 Year 2021
 Measure points
 Data availability 1970 - 2021
 Average 53.95
 Min - Max 45.14 - 68.00
 Source The Swiss Institute of Technology in Zurich
For that indicator, we provide data for the Maldives from 1970 to 2021. The average value for the Maldives during that period was 53.95 points with a minimum of 45.14 points in 1986 and a maximum of 68 points in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 68 points. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 184 countries is 58.31 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Maldives - Economic globalization - historical chart - 1970-2021

The KOF Economic Globalization Index for the Maldives and other countries has two dimensions. First, it measures the economic flows between the Maldives and the rest of the world in terms of international trade and international investment. The question is whether the Maldives exchanges a lot of goods, services, and investments with other countries. Second, it measures the restrictions to trade and investment such as tariffs and capital controls on international investment. Each dimension is based on several variables that are combined in one overall index that ranges from 0 to 100.
Definition: Economic globalization has two dimensions: actual economic flows and restrictions to trade and capital. The sub-index on actual economic flows includes data on trade, FDI, and portfolio investment. The sub-index on restrictions takes into account hidden import barriers, mean tariff rates, taxes on international trade (as a share of current revenue), and an index of capital controls. More information and the original data can be obtained here.

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