Malawi External Debt

1984 - 2020 | Yearly | MWK mn | Reserve Bank of Malawi

Key information about Malawi`s External Debt

  • Malawi External Debt reached 2,021,553.2 MWK mn in Dec 2020, compared with 1,670,407.4 MWK mn in the previous year.
  • Malawi External Debt: MWK mn data is updated yearly, available from Dec 1984 to Dec 2020.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 2,021,553.2 MWK mn in Dec 2020 and a record low of 980.6 MWK mn in Dec 1984.


Related information about Malawi`s External Debt
  • In the latest reports of Malawi, Current Account recorded a deficit of 1.2 USD bn in Dec 2019.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 113.9 USD mn in Dec 2019.
  • Malawi Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 6.4 USD mn in Dec 2019.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment fell by 36.0 USD mn in Dec 2018.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 10.9 USD bn in Dec 2019.

View Malawi's External Debt from 1984 to 2020 in the chart:

Malawi External Debt

What was Malawi's External Debt in 2020?

Malawi External Debt reached 2,021,553.2 MWK mn in Dec 2020, compared with 1,670,407.4 MWK mn in the previous year. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
2,021,553.2 2020 1,670,407.4 2019 980.6 1984 2,021,553.2 2020 MWK mn yearly 1984 - 2020

External Debt by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) 10,439.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Jun 2021
Algeria (USD mn) 3,838.0 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2019
Argentina (USD mn) 271,505.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2020
Armenia (USD mn) 6,753.6 May 2021 monthly Dec 2012 - May 2021
Australia (USD mn) 1,848,275.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1988 - Mar 2021
Austria (USD mn) 757,055.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1997 - Dec 2020
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 8,821.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2001 - Dec 2020
Bangladesh (USD mn) 70,671.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
Belarus (USD mn) 41,158.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Mar 2021
Belgium (USD mn) 1,436,430.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2021
Bolivia (USD mn) 13,510.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2020
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) 5,311.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Botswana (USD mn) 1,294.1 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Brazil (USD mn) 548,388.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2021
Bulgaria (USD mn) 46,544.2 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jun 2021
Cambodia (USD mn) 17,824.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2021
Canada (USD mn) 2,478,436.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2021
Chile (USD mn) 224,052.9 Jul 2021 monthly Dec 1995 - Jul 2021
China (USD mn) 2,526,600.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2021
Colombia (USD mn) 153,628.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2021
Croatia (USD mn) 53,596.6 May 2021 monthly Dec 1998 - May 2021
Cyprus (USD mn) 225,569.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
Czech Republic (USD mn) 201,108.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2020
Denmark (USD mn) 602,574.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2020
Ecuador (USD mn) 55,525.7 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jul 2021
Egypt (USD mn) 129,195.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1997 - Dec 2020
Estonia (USD mn) 31,106.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2021
European Union (USD mn) 18,103,392.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
Finland (USD mn) 690,274.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1991 - Mar 2021
France (USD mn) 7,379,997.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 2004 - Mar 2021
Georgia (USD mn) 20,592.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2021
Germany (USD mn) 6,741,344.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1999 - Dec 2020
Ghana (USD mn) 24,598.8 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2012 - Mar 2021
Greece (USD mn) 591,346.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Mar 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) 1,776,248.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2021
Hungary (USD mn) 261,550.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
Iceland (USD mn) 20,262.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1989 - Jun 2021
India (USD mn) 563,486.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 1999 - Dec 2020
Indonesia (USD mn) 417,950.3 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2008 - Apr 2021
Iran (USD mn) 9,142.0 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Ireland (USD mn) 3,211,912.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2002 - Jun 2021
Israel (USD mn) 132,488.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Italy (USD mn) 2,753,981.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2002 - Mar 2021
Ivory Coast (USD mn) 19,182.3 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Japan (USD mn) 4,574,792.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Jun 2021
Jordan (USD mn) 35,466.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2021
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 163,360.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
Kenya (USD mn) 37,230.4 Jun 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Jun 2021
South Korea (USD mn) 565,896.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1994 - Mar 2021
Kosovo (USD mn) 2,952.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2011 - Mar 2021
Kuwait (USD mn) 53,819.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2018 - Sep 2020
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) 8,693.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2020
Laos (USD mn) 9,935.6 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Latvia (USD mn) 42,960.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Lebanon (USD mn) 33,676.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2007 - Dec 2020
Lithuania (USD mn) 41,795.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1996 - Mar 2021
Luxembourg (USD mn) 3,971,387.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2002 - Mar 2021
North Macedonia (USD mn) 10,598.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2020
Malawi (MWK mn) 2,021,553.2 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Malaysia (USD mn) 246,067.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2021
Malta (USD mn) 105,404.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2021
Mauritius (USD mn) 224,205.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2009 - Jun 2021
Mexico (USD mn) 462,504.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2020
Moldova (USD mn) 8,253.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2011 - Mar 2021
Mongolia (USD mn) 32,958.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Montenegro (USD mn) 8,339.4 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Morocco (USD mn) 59,925.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2021
Mozambique (USD mn) 9,486.1 2017 yearly 1985 - 2017
Myanmar (USD mn) 11,114.4 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Nepal (USD mn) 7,121.3 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2020
Netherlands (USD mn) 4,204,163.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2021
New Zealand (USD mn) 201,158.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2021
Nigeria (USD mn) 32,860.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2021
Norway (USD mn) 710,685.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2021
Pakistan (USD mn) 116,308.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 2006 - Mar 2021
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) 2,052.0 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 2012 - Dec 2020
Panama (USD mn) 31,734.8 May 2021 monthly Jul 2004 - May 2021
Paraguay (USD mn) 19,549.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Peru (USD mn) 93,270.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2021
Philippines (USD mn) 97,047.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
Poland (USD mn) 372,028.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Portugal (USD mn) 492,790.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2021
Qatar (USD mn) 103,900.0 2010 yearly 2000 - 2010
Romania (USD mn) 151,681.7 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 2004 - Jun 2021
Russia (USD mn) 471,385.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Jun 2021
Serbia (USD mn) 37,684.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2020
Singapore (USD mn) 1,664,505.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2021
Slovakia (USD mn) 128,117.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2021
Slovenia (USD mn) 60,294.0 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2021
South Africa (USD mn) 170,836.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1985 - Dec 2020
Spain (USD mn) 2,665,703.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2021
Sri Lanka (USD mn) 49,211.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2012 - Dec 2020
Sudan (USD mn) 51,200.0 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
Sweden (USD mn) 1,088,950.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Switzerland (USD mn) 2,227,086.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2021
Taiwan (USD mn) 209,223.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 1999 - Mar 2021
Tajikistan (USD mn) 6,608.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2015 - Dec 2020
Thailand (USD mn) 186,397.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
Tunisia (USD mn) 41,085.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Dec 2020
Turkey (USD mn) 450,047.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1989 - Dec 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -1.2 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 2005 - Dec 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -106.806 Dec 2020 monthly Oct 2005 - Dec 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 1,321.054 2019 yearly 2009 - 2019
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 17.3 2019 yearly 2009 - 2019
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) 2,943.203 2025 yearly 2002 - 2025
Forecast: Government Net Debt (MWK bn) 7,373.027 2025 yearly 2002 - 2025
Forecast: Government Revenue (MWK bn) 2,577.078 2025 yearly 2002 - 2025
Central Government: Revenue and Grants (MWK bn) 112.500 Jul 2021 monthly Oct 2005 - Jul 2021
Central Government: Revenue and Grants: Revenue (MWK bn) 107.600 Jul 2021 monthly Oct 2005 - Jul 2021
Central Government: Expenditure (MWK bn) 159.300 Jul 2021 monthly Oct 2005 - Jul 2021
Central Government: Net Financing (MWK bn) 22.400 May 2021 monthly Oct 2005 - May 2021
Central Government: Deficit or Surplus (MWK bn) -46.800 Jul 2021 monthly Oct 2005 - Jul 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 8.072 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -112.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1964 - Jan 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 127.3 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jan 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 81.6 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jan 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 13.197 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 329.302 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 15.260 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 240.1 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jan 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 8.9 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jan 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 134,376.792 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 44,748.750 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 3.103 Oct 2020 monthly Dec 1984 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 2.009 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 1987 - Jan 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 0.924 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2008 - Feb 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 24.254 Feb 2021 monthly Feb 1999 - Feb 2021
Foreign Trade Balance (MWK mn) -87,675.700 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jan 2021
Foreign Trade: Imports (MWK mn) 186,557.200 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jan 2021
Foreign Trade: Exports (MWK mn) 98,881.500 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jan 2021
Foreign Trade: Re-Exports (MWK mn) 49,527.400 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jan 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 6.4 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -1,220.2 2019 yearly 1977 - 2019
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -11.2 2019 yearly 1977 - 2019
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 113.9 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.0 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -36.017 2018 yearly 2003 - 2018
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.4 2018 yearly 2003 - 2018
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 0.5 2015 yearly 2003 - 2015
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 455.995 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
External Debt (MWK mn) 2,021,553.2 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 39.4 2014 yearly 2006 - 2014
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 68.3 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 0.6 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -1.802 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -2,628.221 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
BoP: Current and Capital Account (MWK mn) -99,300.000 2012 yearly 2003 - 2012
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 6.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2020
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 0.3 2011 yearly 2006 - 2011
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 57.860 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2015 - Dec 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 998.046 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Apr 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 2,221.116 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Jul 2021
M2 Growth (%) 18.7 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1976 - Dec 2020
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 3.8 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2019 - Apr 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 391.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jun 1965 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 7.548 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 3.9 May 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2020
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 22.783 Nov 2015 monthly Jan 1972 - Nov 2015
Total Deposits (USD mn) 74.869 Jul 2021 monthly Feb 2005 - Jul 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 120.4 Dec 2020 monthly Feb 2006 - Dec 2020
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 2,734.8 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Jul 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 45.3 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Jul 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 17.7 Dec 2011 monthly Jan 2006 - Dec 2011
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 10.47 2016 yearly 1965 - 2016
Monetary Aggregates: M2 (MWK bn) 1,815.600 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Jul 2021
Monetary Aggregates: M1 (MWK bn) 796.100 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Apr 2021
Monetary Aggregates: Quasi Money (MWK bn) 848.900 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Apr 2021
Monetary Survey: Official Foreign Reserves (MWK mn) 353,460.700 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Jun 2021
Monetary Survey: Net Domestic Assets: Domestic Credit (MWK bn) 2,235.500 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Jul 2021
Bank Deposits (MWK bn) 61.200 Jul 2021 monthly Feb 2005 - Jul 2021

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