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Economy of the Maldives: Fishing Industry in the Maldives, Maldivian Rufiyaa, Industries in Maldives, Bank of Maldives, Currency of Maldives

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Economy of the Maldives: Fishing Industry in the Maldives, Maldivian Rufiyaa, Industries in Maldives, Bank of Maldives, Currency of Maldives

Chapters: Fishing Industry in the Maldives, Maldivian Rufiyaa, Industries in Maldives, Bank of Maldives, Currency of Maldives, Maldives Stock Exchange, Economic Aid to Maldives, Maldives Monetary Authority, Maldivian Laari. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 48. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher’s book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: The fishing industry in the Maldives is the island’s second main industry. According to national tradition in the words of former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, “Fishing is the lifeblood of our nation, it is inborn. From the soil on which we live, to the sea around us, it remains an integral part of our existence. Fishing, and our country and its people, one and shall remain inseparable forever.” The Maldives has an abundance of aquatic life and species of fish. Common are tuna, groupers, dolphin fish, barracuda, rainbow runner, trevally and squirrelfish and many more. Aside from being of essential importance to the economy, fishing is also a popular recreational activity in the Maldives, not only among locals but by tourists. The islands have numerous fishing resorts which cater for these activities. The Maldives is an archipelago in the Indian Ocean, located south west of the southern tip of India. Its population in 2008 was 386,000. There are twenty-six atolls containing 1,192 islets, of which two hundred and fifty islands are inhabited. The low level of islands makes them vulnerable to sea level rises. The Maldives is a chain of 1190 small coral islands, grouped into 26 atollsFishing has long been the life blood of the Maldivian economy. Today it still employs half the Maldivian workforce. Formerly, Maldives shipped 90 percent of its fishing catch of tuna in dried form to Sri Lanka. However, because Sri Lanka cut back its imports of such fish, in 1979 Maldives joined with the Japanese M…More: http://booksllc.net/?id=21392255

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