Quarterly Statistical Indicators (QSI) For March Quarter 2016
- In March quarter 2016, the quantity of copra exports registered a significant increase of 6,927 tonnes, representing an increase of 4,914 tonnes compared to 2,013 tonnes over the same period in 2015.In value terms, copra exports increased by VT325 million when compared to VT122 million over March quarter 2015. Copra export receipts constituted 26% share of the total domestic exports in value for March quarter 2016.
Coconut Oil Export
- In March quarter 2016, the quantity of coconut oil exports declined by 19% to 1,821 tonnes,representing a fall of 421 tonnes compared to 2,241 tonnes over the same period in 2015. Coconut oil exports in value terms stood at VT 174 million in March quarter 2016, showing a decrease of 44% or VT138 million from VT 312 million over March quarter 2015. The decrease is reflected by the fall in coconut oil average export price by 31% from VT 139 in March quarter 2015 to VT 95 in March quarter 2016. Coconut oil receipts constituted 11% of total domestic export value in March quarter 2016.