Quarterly Statistical Indicators (QSI) For December Quarter 2015
- In December quarter 2015, the quantity of copra exports decreased by 52% or 1,639 tonnes from 3,161 tonnes in December 2014. Copra exports decreased in value terms by 46%, registering a decline from VT 168 million in December 2014 to VT 91 million in December quarter 2015. Copra export receipts constituted 8% share of the total domestic exports in value for December quarter 2015.
Coconut Oil Export
- In December quarter 2015, coconut oil exports dropped by 47% in quantity, it fell from 1,835 tonnes in December quarter 2014 to 974 tonnes in December quarter 2015. Coconut oil exports in value terms stood at VT 133 million in December quarter 2015, recording a significant decrease of 75% from VT 535 million in December quarter 2014. The decrease is reflected by the fall in coconut oil average export price of 53% from VT 292 thousand in December quarter of 2014 to VT 137 thousand in the December quarter of 2015. Coconut oil receipts constituted 12% of total domestic export value in the December quarter of 2015.