Malawi External Debt

1984 - 2021 | Yearly | MWK mn | Reserve Bank of Malawi

Key information about Malawi External Debt

  • Malawi External Debt reached 2,812,733.5 MWK mn in Dec 2021, compared with 2,021,553.2 MWK mn in the previous year.
  • Malawi External Debt: MWK mn data is updated yearly, available from Dec 1984 to Dec 2021.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 2,812,733.5 MWK mn in Dec 2021 and a record low of 980.6 MWK mn in Dec 1984.




Related information about Malawi External Debt
  • In the latest reports of Malawi, Current Account recorded a deficit of 1.5 USD bn in Dec 2021.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 46.3 USD mn in Dec 2021.
  • Malawi Direct Investment Abroad fell by 19.1 USD mn in Dec 2021.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 316.3 USD mn in Dec 2021.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 10.9 USD bn in Dec 2019.

View Malawi's External Debt from 1984 to 2021 in the chart:

Malawi External Debt

What was Malawi's External Debt in 2021?

Malawi External Debt reached 2,812,733.5 MWK mn in Dec 2021, compared with 2,021,553.2 MWK mn in the previous year. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
2,812,733.5 2021 2,021,553.2 2020 980.6 1984 2,812,733.5 2021 MWK mn yearly 1984 - 2021

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) 10,357.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2003 - Jun 2022
Algeria (USD mn) 3,838.0 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2019
Argentina (USD mn) 274,836.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2022
Armenia (USD mn) 6,129.7 Oct 2022 monthly Dec 2012 - Oct 2022
Australia (USD mn) 1,903,538.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 1988 - Jun 2022
Austria (USD mn) 687,362.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Jun 2022
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 8,135.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2001 - Dec 2021
Bangladesh (USD mn) 95,857.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Jun 2022
Belarus (USD mn) 40,536.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Mar 2022
Belgium (USD mn) 1,400,309.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Jun 2022
Bolivia (USD mn) 14,470.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) 5,065.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Botswana (USD mn) 1,521.3 2022 yearly 1994 - 2022
Brazil (USD mn) 568,360.8 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Sep 2022
Bulgaria (USD mn) 41,766.9 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Aug 2022
Cambodia (USD mn) 21,979.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Jun 2022
Canada (USD mn) 2,517,088.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2022
Chile (USD mn) 226,229.1 Sep 2022 monthly Dec 1995 - Sep 2022
China (USD mn) 2,635,959.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Jun 2022
Colombia (USD mn) 177,239.9 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Aug 2022
Croatia (USD mn) 48,166.7 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 1998 - Jul 2022
Cyprus (USD mn) 170,565.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2022
Czech Republic (USD mn) 191,716.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Jun 2022
Denmark (USD mn) 516,552.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2005 - Jun 2022
Ecuador (USD mn) 56,793.1 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Sep 2022
Egypt (USD mn) 155,708.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1997 - Jun 2022
Estonia (USD mn) 31,177.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2022
European Union (USD mn) 17,234,312.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2022
Finland (USD mn) 631,673.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1991 - Jun 2022
France (USD mn) 7,038,358.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2004 - Jun 2022
Georgia (USD mn) 22,272.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Jun 2022
Germany (USD mn) 6,464,043.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1999 - Jun 2022
Ghana (USD mn) 28,135.9 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Jun 2022
Greece (USD mn) 587,115.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2003 - Jun 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) 1,837,781.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Jun 2022
Hungary (USD mn) 263,105.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2022
Iceland (USD mn) 20,332.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1989 - Jun 2022
India (USD mn) 617,097.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 1999 - Jun 2022
Indonesia (USD mn) 394,573.9 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Sep 2022
Iran (USD mn) 9,142.1 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Ireland (USD mn) 3,093,001.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2002 - Jun 2022
Israel (USD mn) 161,363.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2022
Italy (USD mn) 2,586,618.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2002 - Jun 2022
Ivory Coast (USD mn) 25,072.7 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Japan (USD mn) 4,361,081.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Jun 2022
Jordan (USD mn) 38,896.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2022
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 164,187.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Jun 2022
Kenya (USD mn) 35,904.1 Sep 2022 monthly Sep 1999 - Sep 2022
South Korea (USD mn) 638,980.8 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1994 - Sep 2022
Kosovo (USD mn) 3,341.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2011 - Jun 2022
Kuwait (USD mn) 59,551.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Mar 2022
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) 8,908.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2005 - Jun 2022
Laos (USD mn) 10,213.4 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
Latvia (USD mn) 40,085.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Lebanon (USD mn) 34,490.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2007 - Jun 2022
Lithuania (USD mn) 43,977.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1996 - Jun 2022
Luxembourg (USD mn) 3,775,704.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2002 - Jun 2022
North Macedonia (USD mn) 10,915.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2005 - Jun 2022
Malawi (MWK mn) 2,812,733.5 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Malaysia (USD mn) 252,255.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Sep 2022
Malta (USD mn) 98,648.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2022
Mauritius (USD mn) 180,921.6 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2009 - Sep 2022
Mexico (USD mn) 447,827.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2021
Moldova (USD mn) 8,986.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2011 - Mar 2022
Mongolia (USD mn) 33,260.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Montenegro (USD mn) 9,722.7 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Morocco (USD mn) 63,748.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2022
Mozambique (USD mn) 10,150.3 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
Myanmar (USD mn) 13,348.1 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Nepal (USD mn) 8,841.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2022
Netherlands (USD mn) 3,706,384.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Jun 2022
New Zealand (USD mn) 199,085.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2022
Nigeria (USD mn) 40,064.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2006 - Jun 2022
Norway (USD mn) 720,980.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Jun 2022
Pakistan (USD mn) 126,914.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Jun 2006 - Sep 2022
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) 2,129.0 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 2012 - Jun 2022
Panama (USD mn) 35,695.2 Oct 2022 monthly Jul 2004 - Oct 2022
Paraguay (USD mn) 20,060.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Peru (USD mn) 101,506.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Sep 2022
Philippines (USD mn) 107,692.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
Poland (USD mn) 349,424.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Portugal (USD mn) 451,759.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Qatar (USD mn) 194,500.0 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Romania (USD mn) 138,340.8 Sep 2022 monthly Dec 2004 - Sep 2022
Russia (USD mn) 436,766.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Sep 2022
Serbia (USD mn) 40,082.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Jun 2022
Singapore (USD mn) 1,776,819.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Jun 2022
Slovakia (USD mn) 157,263.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Slovenia (USD mn) 51,049.7 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Sep 2022
South Africa (USD mn) 169,320.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1985 - Jun 2022
Spain (USD mn) 2,437,345.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2022
Sri Lanka (USD mn) 50,592.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2012 - Mar 2022
Sudan (USD mn) 77,200.0 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Sweden (USD mn) 988,740.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Switzerland (USD mn) 2,302,135.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Jun 2022
Taiwan (USD mn) 226,402.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Jun 1999 - Sep 2022
Tajikistan (USD mn) 6,662.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2015 - Dec 2021
Thailand (USD mn) 194,188.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Tunisia (USD mn) 41,737.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2009 - Mar 2022
Turkey (USD mn) 444,392.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1989 - Jun 2022

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -0.6 Sep 2022 monthly Apr 2005 - Sep 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -65.429 Sep 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - Sep 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 1,408.850 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 11.7 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 2,620.0 2014 yearly 2010 - 2014
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 66.0 2014 yearly 2010 - 2014
Forecast: Government Expenditure (MWK bn) 4,624.607 2027 yearly 2002 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (MWK bn) 15,089.326 2027 yearly 2002 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (MWK bn) 3,759.857 2027 yearly 2002 - 2027
Central Government: Revenue and Grants (MWK bn) 168.800 Sep 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - Sep 2022
Central Government: Net Financing (MWK bn) 76.800 Sep 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - Sep 2022
Central Government: Deficit or Surplus (MWK bn) -67.700 Sep 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - Sep 2022
Central Government: Revenue and Grants: Revenue (MWK bn) 148.600 Sep 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - Sep 2022
Central Government: Expenditure (MWK bn) 236.500 Sep 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - Sep 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 8.890 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -30.3 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1964 - Jun 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 75.2 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) -8.4 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Jun 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 21.780 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 135.664 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 21.553 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 214.8 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) -40.9 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Jun 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 115,494.190 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 51,294.844 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 1.811 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 1984 - Jul 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 9.047 Jul 2022 monthly Jul 1987 - Jul 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 0.845 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Jul 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 124.755 Jul 2022 monthly Feb 1999 - Jul 2022
Foreign Trade: Re-Exports (MWK mn) 244.100 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2022
Foreign Trade Balance (MWK mn) -143,157.100 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
Foreign Trade: Imports (MWK mn) 109,040.500 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2022
Foreign Trade: Exports (MWK mn) 77,715.300 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) -19.1 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -1,462.4 2021 yearly 1977 - 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -12.0 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 46.3 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.4 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 316.265 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 3.3 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -0.0 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -146.327 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
External Debt (MWK mn) 2,812,733.5 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 39.4 2014 yearly 2006 - 2014
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 178.4 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 0.6 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -1.359 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -6,362.974 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
BoP: Current and Capital Account (MWK mn) -99,300.000 2012 yearly 2003 - 2012
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 4.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2021
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 0.3 2011 yearly 2006 - 2011
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 58.031 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2015 - Dec 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 1,005.072 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Apr 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 2,413.694 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1975 - Sep 2022
M2 Growth (%) 36.3 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Sep 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 3.8 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2019 - Oct 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 413.8 Oct 2021 monthly Jun 1965 - Oct 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 7.753 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 1.7 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Oct 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 22.783 Jul 2014 monthly Jan 1972 - Jul 2014
Total Deposits (USD mn) 88.949 Jul 2022 monthly Feb 2005 - Jul 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 25.2 Sep 2022 monthly Feb 2006 - Sep 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 3,155.7 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1975 - Sep 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 36.4 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Sep 2022
Household Debt (USD mn) 17.7 Dec 2011 monthly Jan 2006 - Dec 2011
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 7.63 2020 yearly 2017 - 2020
Monetary Aggregates: M2 (MWK bn) 2,469.300 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1975 - Aug 2022
Monetary Aggregates: Quasi Money (MWK bn) 848.900 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Apr 2021
Monetary Aggregates: M1 (MWK bn) 796.100 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Apr 2021
Bank Deposits (MWK bn) 81.600 Aug 2022 monthly Feb 2005 - Aug 2022

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