Pro-market policies embedded within the government’s economic vision contribute to a strong, liberal, and transparent trading and commercial environment
The tourism sector is the largest contributor to the Maldivian economy with a share of more than a quarter of the national income.
The Maldives is taking on the challenges of climate change successfully by finding
effective solutions for mitigation and adaptation.
The Maldivian skipjack pole-and-line fishery
is recognized as the cleanest and greenest
fishery in the world.
With the strong demand for quality agricultural produce in the tourism sector
and a general trend towards healthy consumption, agribusiness has great
potential for growth in the Maldives.
The construction sector in the Maldives has been booming, with the increase
in output stemming mainly from the successive governments’ public sector investment program.
Strengthening the financial sector, the backbone of our economy, is crucial to ensure
socio-economic wellbeing of the country.
As a nation of islands, efficient marine and air transport is essential for the country’s internal
and international connectivity.
The Government of Maldives prioritizes the health sector development in conjunction with private and
public participation with the aim to promote health and wellbeing of communities.
Approximately 31% of the population is between 18-34 years and 18% is between 15-24 years.
The Higher Education sector has seen an increase in the number of private higher education
providers entering the sector to meet this demand.
The Maldives experienced rapid growth in the telecommunications and ICT sector over
the past twenty years.
A nation of 1192 islands located in the Indian Ocean, the chain of atolls that make up the Maldives stretches across the equator along a length of 871 kilometres.
The Maldives enjoys some of the richest marine biodiversity anywhere in the world
There are different ways that you can start an investment in the Maldives. This includes:
24th November 2022
Ministry of Economic Development in collaboration with European Union co-hosted the
second edition of the EU – Maldives Business Roundtable on 24th November 2022 at Hotel Jen, Male’ Maldives.
3rd October 2022
Maldives celebrates the Golden Jubilee of its tourism industry on October 3rd, 2022.
The date marks the anniversary of the official opening of its first tourist resort...
25th September 2022
Contract signing ceremony for the development of Hanimaadhoo International Airport
was held by the Ministry of Economic Development on 25th September 2022.