Malawi Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

1994 - 2020 | Monthly | NA | CEIC Data

Key information about Malawi Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

  • Malawi Foreign Exchange Reserves equaled 3.9 Months of Import in May 2020, compared with the ratio of 3.8 in the previous month
  • Malawi Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import data is updated monthly, available from Jan 1994 to May 2020
  • The data reached an all-time high of 20.1 in Apr 2001 and a record low of 0.4 in Nov 2008

CEIC calculates Foreign Exchange Reserves as Months of Import from monthly Foreign Exchange Reserves and monthly Imports. The International Monetary Fund provides Foreign Exchange Reserves in USD. The National Statistics Office of Malawi provides Imports in local currency. The Reserve Bank of Malawi average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions

View Malawi's Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import from Jan 1994 to May 2020 in the chart:

Malawi Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

What was Malawi's Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import in May 2020?

Malawi Foreign Exchange Reserves equaled 3.9 Months of Import in May 2020, compared with the ratio of 3.8 in the previous month See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
3.9 May 2020 3.8 Apr 2020 0.4 Nov 2008 20.1 Apr 2001 NA monthly Jan 1994 - May 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (NA) 7.9 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 1993 - Feb 2022
Algeria (NA) 19.6 Jan 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2020
Argentina (NA) 4.6 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Mar 2022
Armenia (NA) 6.0 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2022
Australia (NA) 1.5 Dec 2020 monthly Jul 1971 - Dec 2020
Austria (NA) 0.5 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2022
Azerbaijan (NA) 7.9 Feb 2022 monthly Mar 1994 - Feb 2022
Bahrain (NA) 1.6 2020 yearly 1966 - 2020
Bangladesh (NA) 6.5 Feb 2022 monthly Jul 1986 - Feb 2022
Belarus (NA) 1.1 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Feb 2022
Belgium (NA) 0.2 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2022
Bolivia (NA) 1.3 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2022
Bosnia and Herzegovina (NA) 6.2 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2022
Botswana (NA) 6.9 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Nov 2021
Brazil (NA) 17.2 Feb 2022 monthly Nov 2000 - Feb 2022
Brunei (NA) 3.8 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - Apr 2021
Bulgaria (NA) 6.8 Feb 2022 monthly Sep 2003 - Feb 2022
Cambodia (NA) 6.1 Mar 2021 monthly Jun 2013 - Mar 2021
Canada (NA) 1.8 Feb 2022 monthly Jun 1999 - Feb 2022
Chile (NA) 6.1 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Apr 2022
China (NA) 13.9 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2022
Colombia (NA) 9.1 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - Feb 2022
Croatia (NA) 9.4 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2022
Cyprus (NA) 0.2 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Feb 2022
Czech Republic (NA) 9.3 Feb 2022 monthly Mar 2000 - Feb 2022
Denmark (NA) 6.9 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Feb 2022
Ecuador (NA) 2.6 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Feb 2022
Egypt (NA) 4.8 Dec 2021 monthly Dec 2004 - Dec 2021
Estonia (NA) 0.9 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2022
European Union (NA) 1.3 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - Feb 2022
Finland (NA) 0.9 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2022
France (NA) 0.9 Feb 2022 monthly Feb 2004 - Feb 2022
Georgia (NA) 4.0 Mar 2022 monthly Oct 1995 - Mar 2022
Germany (NA) 0.3 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2022
Ghana (NA) 6.8 Oct 2020 monthly Mar 2005 - Oct 2020
Greece (NA) 0.4 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Mar 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (NA) 9.2 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 2000 - Mar 2022
Hungary (NA) 2.3 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Mar 2022
Iceland (NA) 7.0 Mar 2022 monthly Oct 2000 - Mar 2022
India (NA) 8.9 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 1990 - Mar 2022
Indonesia (NA) 5.7 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Mar 2022
Ireland (NA) 0.6 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2022
Israel (NA) 21.3 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2001 - Mar 2022
Italy (NA) 0.9 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - Feb 2022
Ivory Coast (NA) 0.0 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Dec 2021
Japan (NA) 16.4 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 2000 - Mar 2022
Jordan (NA) 8.0 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1972 - Jan 2022
Kazakhstan (NA) 2.4 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Feb 2022
Kenya (NA) 5.0 Nov 2020 monthly Sep 2005 - Nov 2020
South Korea (NA) 6.8 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1971 - Mar 2022
Kosovo (NA) 1.9 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2022
Kuwait (NA) 20.9 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1973 - Jun 2020
Kyrgyzstan (NA) 4.3 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Sep 2021
Laos (NA) 3.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2020
Latvia (NA) 2.5 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Jan 2022
Lebanon (NA) 32.3 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Oct 2021
Lithuania (NA) 1.2 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2022
Luxembourg (NA) 0.1 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2022
Macau SAR, China (NA) 15.5 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2022
North Macedonia (NA) 2.8 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Mar 2022
Malawi (NA) 3.9 May 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2020
Malaysia (NA) 5.5 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 2000 - Dec 2020
Malta (NA) 1.3 Feb 2022 monthly Oct 1994 - Feb 2022
Mauritius (NA) 16.9 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Feb 2022
Mexico (NA) 3.5 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2022
Moldova (NA) 5.5 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Feb 2022
Mongolia (NA) 4.1 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2022
Montenegro (NA) 5.6 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Mar 2022
Morocco (NA) 4.7 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2001 - Mar 2022
Mozambique (NA) 7.6 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2011 - Sep 2020
Myanmar (NA) 4.2 Jun 2020 quarterly Sep 2010 - Jun 2020
Nepal (NA) 6.2 Mar 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Mar 2022
Netherlands (NA) 0.1 Feb 2022 monthly Sep 1999 - Feb 2022
New Zealand (NA) 2,863.7 Jan 2022 monthly Sep 2005 - Jan 2022
Nigeria (NA) 10.1 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2021
Norway (NA) 7.1 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Mar 2022
Oman (NA) 6.7 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1975 - Jan 2022
Pakistan (NA) 1.6 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Mar 2022
Palestinian Territory (NA) 1.1 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2011 - Nov 2020
Panama (NA) 7.5 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Sep 2021
Paraguay (NA) 7.1 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
Peru (NA) 17.9 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1985 - Feb 2022
Philippines (NA) 7.7 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1979 - Mar 2022
Poland (NA) 4.8 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2022
Portugal (NA) 0.5 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - Feb 2022
Qatar (NA) 13.6 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2022
Romania (NA) 4.2 Dec 2021 monthly Apr 2005 - Dec 2021
Russia (NA) 20.1 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Jan 2022
Saudi Arabia (NA) 38.3 2019 yearly 1957 - 2019
Serbia (NA) 4.3 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Feb 2022
Singapore (NA) 8.7 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 2000 - Mar 2022
Slovakia (NA) 0.6 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Feb 2022
Slovenia (NA) 0.1 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Mar 2022
South Africa (NA) 4.6 Mar 2022 monthly Oct 2004 - Mar 2022
Spain (NA) 1.6 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1987 - Jan 2022
Sri Lanka (NA) 1.1 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Feb 2022
Sudan (NA) 0.0 Dec 2017 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2017
Sweden (NA) 2.2 Mar 2022 monthly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Switzerland (NA) 26.7 Mar 2022 monthly Jun 1999 - Mar 2022
Syria (NA) 9.8 Jun 2011 quarterly Mar 1960 - Jun 2011

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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) 3,578.810 2026 yearly 2002 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (MWK bn) 12,389.360 2026 yearly 2002 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (MWK bn) 2,516.800 2026 yearly 2002 - 2026
Central Government: Net Financing (MWK bn) 116.200 Feb 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - Feb 2022
Central Government: Deficit or Surplus (MWK bn) -116.200 Feb 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - Feb 2022
Central Government: Revenue and Grants: Revenue (MWK bn) 112.400 Feb 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - Feb 2022
Central Government: Revenue and Grants (MWK bn) 159.900 Feb 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - Feb 2022
Central Government: Expenditure (MWK bn) 276.200 Feb 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - Feb 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 11.436 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -169.6 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1964 - Mar 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 127.3 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jan 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 27.3 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 12.465 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) 248.2 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 14.1 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 143,633.704 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 47,355.116 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: Re-Exports (MWK mn) 221.900 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2021
Foreign Trade Balance (MWK mn) -133,613.000 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2021
Foreign Trade: Imports (MWK mn) 195,505.500 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2021
Foreign Trade: Exports (MWK mn) 61,892.900 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 18.7 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -1,412.4 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -12.0 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 45.2 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.4 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 383.486 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
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) 178.4 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 0.6 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -1.237 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
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) 2,210.382 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Sep 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) 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) 3.9 May 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2020
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 22.783 Jul 2014 monthly Jan 1972 - Jul 2014
Total Deposits (USD mn) 84.411 Sep 2021 monthly Feb 2005 - Sep 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 120.4 Dec 2020 monthly Feb 2006 - Dec 2020
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 2,693.1 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Sep 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 46.0 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Dec 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) 2,004.400 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Dec 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: Net Domestic Assets: Domestic Credit (MWK bn) 2,701.400 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Dec 2021
Monetary Survey: Official Foreign Reserves (MWK mn) 360,664.300 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Dec 2021
Bank Deposits (MWK bn) 89.300 Dec 2021 monthly Feb 2005 - Dec 2021

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