Malawi Trade Balance

1964 - 2020 | Monthly | USD mn | CEIC Data

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Malawi Trade Balance recorded a deficit of 123.8 USD mn in May 2020, compared with a deficit of 98.4 USD mn in the previous month. Malawi Trade Balance data is updated monthly, available from Jan 1964 to May 2020, with an averaged value of -13.0 USD mn. The data reached an all-time high of 61.4 USD mn in Sep 1996 and a record low of -290.8 USD mn in Sep 2019. CEIC converts monthly Trade Balance into USD. The National Statistics Office of Malawi provides Trade Balance in local currency. The Reserve Bank of Malawi average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions. Trade Balance prior to January 1994 is sourced from the International Monetary Fund.

In the latest reports, Malawi Total Exports reached 36.8 USD mn in May 2020, a decrease of 61.1 % year on year. Total Imports recorded 160.6 USD mn in May 2020, a decrease of 33.6 % year on year.

What was Malawi's Trade Balance in May 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

-123.8

USD mn May 2020 monthly Jan 1964 - May 2020

-98.4

USD mn Apr 2020 monthly Jan 1964 - May 2020

-290.8

Sep 2019

61.4

Sep 1996

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - May 2020

Updated on 24 Sep 2020

Trade Balance by Country Comparison

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All Countries/Regions
Asia and Oceania
Europe and Central Asia
Middle East and Africa
North and South America
Country/Region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn)

-308.7

Oct 2020

monthly

Oct 1998 - Oct 2020

Algeria (USD mn)

-791.7

Jan 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Jan 2020

Argentina (USD mn)

718.4

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1991 - Oct 2020

Armenia (USD mn)

-184.7

Oct 2020

monthly

Nov 1995 - Oct 2020

Australia (USD mn)

5,309.4

Oct 2020

monthly

Jul 1971 - Oct 2020

Austria (USD mn)

-788.8

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Aug 2020

Azerbaijan (USD mn)

-432.5

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Sep 2020

Bahrain (USD mn)

856.2

2019

yearly

1966 - 2019

Bangladesh (USD mn)

-923.8

Sep 2020

monthly

Jul 1986 - Sep 2020

Belarus (USD mn)

338.3

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Sep 2020

Belgium (USD mn)

-1,510.5

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Sep 2020

Bolivia (USD mn)

-66.7

Oct 2020

monthly

Oct 1994 - Oct 2020

Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn)

-314.6

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Oct 2020

Botswana (USD mn)

-104.7

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Sep 2020

Brazil (USD mn)

3,727.7

Nov 2020

monthly

Jan 1959 - Nov 2020

Brunei (USD mn)

-104.4

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Aug 2020

Bulgaria (USD mn)

-274.7

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Sep 2020

Cambodia (USD mn)

-27.9

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1981 - Aug 2020

Canada (USD mn)

-2,847.0

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1988 - Oct 2020

Chile (USD mn)

1,208.3

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1968 - Oct 2020

China (USD mn)

58,443.1

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1981 - Oct 2020

Colombia (USD mn)

-944.3

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1958 - Sep 2020

Croatia (USD mn)

-776.1

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Aug 2020

Cyprus (USD mn)

-464.3

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Sep 2020

Czech Republic (USD mn)

3,016.2

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1996 - Sep 2020

Denmark (USD mn)

1,029.1

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1997 - Sep 2020

Ecuador (USD mn)

401.7

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1965 - Sep 2020

Egypt (USD mn)

-2,706.0

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Sep 2020

Estonia (USD mn)

4.9

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Sep 2020

European Union (USD mn)

27,127.5

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Sep 2020

Finland (USD mn)

-447.8

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1992 - Sep 2020

France (USD mn)

-6,770.5

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Sep 2020

Georgia (USD mn)

-393.5

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Oct 2020

Germany (USD mn)

20,741.6

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Sep 2020

Ghana (USD mn)

196.7

Sep 2020

monthly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

Greece (USD mn)

-1,744.6

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Sep 2020

Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn)

-4,742.5

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Oct 2020

Hungary (USD mn)

1,336.7

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1976 - Sep 2020

Iceland (USD mn)

-51.3

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Oct 2020

India (USD mn)

-9,960.0

Nov 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Nov 2020

Indonesia (USD mn)

3,576.2

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1967 - Oct 2020

Iran (USD mn)

20,500.0

2015

yearly

1950 - 2015

Ireland (USD mn)

8,864.6

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1970 - Sep 2020

Israel (USD mn)

-1,553.8

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1988 - Oct 2020

Italy (USD mn)

8,365.0

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Sep 2020

Ivory Coast (USD mn)

-97.6

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1981 - Aug 2020

Japan (USD mn)

2,987.0

Oct 2020

monthly

Apr 1995 - Oct 2020

Jordan (USD mn)

-869.3

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1972 - Sep 2020

Kazakhstan (USD mn)

-246.6

Sep 2020

monthly

Sep 1995 - Sep 2020

Kenya (USD mn)

-802.4

Sep 2020

monthly

Oct 1992 - Sep 2020

South Korea (USD mn)

5,930.0

Nov 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Nov 2020

Kosovo (USD mn)

-314.3

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Oct 2020

Kuwait (USD mn)

1,050.4

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Jul 2020

Kyrgyzstan (USD mn)

-88.8

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Sep 2020

Laos (USD mn)

-9.9

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 1992 - Jun 2020

Latvia (USD mn)

-180.0

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Sep 2020

Lebanon (USD mn)

-525.4

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Aug 2020

Lithuania (USD mn)

45.3

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2020

Luxembourg (USD mn)

-578.4

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1988 - Sep 2020

Macau SAR, China (USD mn)

-1,348.7

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Oct 2020

North Macedonia (USD mn)

-101.9

Sep 2020

monthly

Dec 1993 - Sep 2020

Malawi (USD mn)

-123.8

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1964 - May 2020

Malaysia (USD mn)

4,637.9

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1990 - Oct 2020

Malta (USD mn)

-155.3

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1960 - Sep 2020

Mauritius (USD mn)

-188.2

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2006 - Sep 2020

Mexico (USD mn)

6,608.7

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Oct 2020

Moldova (USD mn)

-296.2

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - Sep 2020

Mongolia (USD mn)

330.2

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1997 - Oct 2020

Montenegro (USD mn)

-182.2

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Oct 2020

Morocco (USD mn)

-884.9

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Oct 2020

Mozambique (USD mn)

-146.4

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2011 - Sep 2020

Myanmar (USD mn)

8.1

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Aug 2020

Nepal (USD mn)

-875.1

Oct 2020

monthly

Aug 1974 - Oct 2020

Netherlands (USD mn)

6,446.4

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1996 - Sep 2020

New Zealand (USD mn)

-332.4

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Oct 2020

Nigeria (USD mn)

-2,239.0

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jun 2020

Norway (USD mn)

291.3

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Oct 2020

Oman (USD mn)

525.1

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1975 - Jun 2020

Pakistan (USD mn)

-2,068.0

Nov 2020

monthly

Jan 1968 - Nov 2020

Palestinian Territory (USD mn)

-335.3

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2011 - Mar 2020

Panama (USD mn)

-600.7

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1964 - Sep 2020

Paraguay (USD mn)

162.6

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Oct 2020

Peru (USD mn)

636.4

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Sep 2020

Philippines (USD mn)

-1,782.8

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Sep 2020

Poland (USD mn)

1,671.2

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1986 - Sep 2020

Portugal (USD mn)

-1,282.1

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Sep 2020

Qatar (USD mn)

1,936.3

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Oct 2020

Romania (USD mn)

-1,816.2

Sep 2020

monthly

Aug 1990 - Sep 2020

Russia (USD mn)

10,796.3

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Sep 2020

Saudi Arabia (USD mn)

108,440.2

2019

yearly

1957 - 2019

Serbia (USD mn)

-510.5

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Oct 2020

Singapore (USD mn)

3,208.0

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1976 - Oct 2020

Slovakia (USD mn)

834.2

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - Sep 2020

Slovenia (USD mn)

372.9

Sep 2020

monthly

Nov 1991 - Sep 2020

South Africa (USD mn)

2,198.7

Oct 2020

monthly

Oct 2004 - Oct 2020

Spain (USD mn)

-720.8

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1985 - Sep 2020

Sri Lanka (USD mn)

-524.9

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - Sep 2020

Sudan (USD mn)

-555.5

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Sep 2020

Sweden (USD mn)

532.0

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Oct 2020

Switzerland (USD mn)

3,348.8

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Oct 2020

Syria (USD mn)

-7,200.6

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Taiwan (USD mn)

6,433.4

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2008 - Oct 2020

Tajikistan (USD mn)

-184.7

Nov 2019

monthly

Jan 2000 - Nov 2019

Thailand (USD mn)

2,046.5

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Oct 2020

Tunisia (USD mn)

-233.2

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1959 - Oct 2020

Turkey (USD mn)

-3,398.7

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2013 - Oct 2020

Ukraine (USD mn)

-545.5

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Sep 2020

United Arab Emirates (USD mn)

-10,386.2

Dec 2018

monthly

Jan 2009 - Dec 2018

United Kingdom (USD mn)

-31,204.0

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Sep 2020

United States (USD mn)

-80,417.0

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1986 - Oct 2020

Uruguay (USD mn)

18.6

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Oct 2020

Uzbekistan (USD mn)

-853.7

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2016 - Oct 2020

Venezuela (USD mn)

-3,437.1

Oct 2014

monthly

Jan 1994 - Oct 2014

Vietnam (USD mn)

600.3

Nov 2020

monthly

Jan 1996 - Nov 2020

Yemen (USD mn)

-411.8

Aug 2020

monthly

Jun 1990 - Aug 2020

Zambia (USD mn)

321.8

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Oct 2020

Malawi Key Series

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All Indicators
National Accounts
Production
Government and Public Finance
Demographic and Labour Market
Domestic Trade and Household Survey
Inflation
Foreign Trade
Balance of Payments
Monetary
Banking Statistics
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates
Energy
Tourism
Financial Market
Transport and Telecommunications
National Accounts Last Frequency Range
Nominal GDP (USD mn)

10,862.6

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Real GDP Growth (%)

4.0

2018

yearly

2003 - 2018

Nominal GDP Growth (%)

13.853

2019

yearly

2003 - 2019

GDP per Capita (USD)

440.500

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

GDP Deflator Growth (%)

7.7

2019

yearly

2003 - 2019

Private Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

6,072.721

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Private Consumption: % of GDP (%)

79.2

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Public Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

1,066.186

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Public Consumption: % of GDP (%)

13.9

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Investment: % of GDP (%)

12.3

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Gross Fixed Capital Formation (USD mn)

943.616

2019

yearly

1973 - 2019

Gross National Product (GNP) (USD mn)

7,485.079

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Gross Savings Rate (%)

11.2

2019

yearly

1977 - 2019

Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita (PPP Intl $)

1,247.856

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita (USD)

413.160

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Forecast: Real GDP Growth (%)

6.250

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Total Trade of Goods & Services: % of Nominal GDP (%)

71.596

2017

yearly

1960 - 2017

Real GDP: YoY: Annual: Malawi (%)

5.721

2019

yearly

2003 - 2019

Production Last Frequency Range
Industrial Production Index Growth (%)

-2.5

Dec 2019

monthly

Jan 2014 - Dec 2019

Minerals Production (Metric Ton)

51,563.000

2018

yearly

2009 - 2018

Industrial Production Index (2012=100)

112.900

Dec 2019

monthly

Jan 2013 - Dec 2019

Industrial Production Index: Manufacturing: Food Products (2012=100)

91.000

Dec 2019

monthly

Jan 2013 - Dec 2019

Industrial Production Index: Manufacturing: Beverages (2012=100)

101.400

Dec 2019

monthly

Jan 2013 - Dec 2019

Industrial Production Index: Electricity (2012=100)

248.200

Jul 2016

monthly

Jan 2013 - Jul 2016

Electricity Consumption (kWh mn)

71.600

Jul 2015

monthly

Jan 2004 - Jul 2015

Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%)

-23.0

Sep 2020

monthly

Apr 2005 - Sep 2020

Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn)

-30.288

Sep 2020

monthly

Oct 2005 - Sep 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)

103.300

Aug 2020

monthly

Oct 2005 - Aug 2020

Central Government: Deficit or Surplus (MWK bn)

-6.500

Aug 2020

monthly

Oct 2005 - Aug 2020

Central Government: Net Financing (MWK bn)

52.900

Aug 2020

monthly

Oct 2005 - Aug 2020

Central Government: Revenue and Grants: Revenue (MWK bn)

80.200

Aug 2020

monthly

Oct 2005 - Aug 2020

Central Government: Expenditure (MWK bn)

109.800

Aug 2020

monthly

Oct 2005 - Aug 2020

Demographic and Labour Market Last Frequency Range
Population (Person mn)

19.1

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Labour Force Participation Rate (%)

76.8

2020

yearly

1990 - 2020

Unemployment Rate (%)

6.60

2013

yearly

2005 - 2013

Labour Productivity Growth (%)

0.78

2019

yearly

1992 - 2019

Forecast: Population (Person mn)

24.057

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Forecast: Employment (Person mn)

0.000

yearly

-

Forecast: Unemployment Rate (%)

0.000

yearly

-

Domestic Trade and Household Survey Last Frequency Range
Motor Vehicles Sales (Unit)

1,538

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Motor Vehicles Sales Growth (%)

1.6

2019

yearly

2006 - 2019

Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars (Unit)

940.000

Dec 2019

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars (Unit)

598.000

Dec 2019

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Household Expenditure per Capita (USD)

348.642

2011

yearly

2005 - 2011

Inflation Last Frequency Range
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth (%)

7.5

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1981 - Oct 2020

CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change (%)

12.208

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2019 - Jul 2020

Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth (%)

4.957

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%)

8.428

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Trade Balance (USD mn)

-123.8

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1964 - May 2020

Total Exports (USD mn)

36.8

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2020

Total Exports Growth (%)

-61.1

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - May 2020

Aluminum: Exports (USD th)

31.730

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Medicament (USD th)

1,465.552

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

192.845

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Total Imports (USD mn)

160.6

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2020

Total Imports Growth (%)

-33.6

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - May 2020

Imports: Medicament (USD th)

184,557.424

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

64,648.516

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Total Exports to USA (USD mn)

0.745

Aug 2020

monthly

Dec 1984 - Aug 2020

Total Imports from USA (USD mn)

3.118

Aug 2020

monthly

Jul 1987 - Aug 2020

Total Exports to China (USD mn)

0.964

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2008 - Aug 2020

Total Imports from China (USD mn)

26.860

Jul 2020

monthly

Feb 1999 - Jul 2020

Foreign Trade Balance (MWK mn)

-91,841.500

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2020

Foreign Trade: Imports (MWK mn)

119,133.700

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2020

Foreign Trade: Exports (MWK mn)

27,292.200

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2020

Foreign Trade: Re-Exports (MWK mn)

52.800

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2020

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: Equity Securities (USD mn)

0.5

2015

yearly

2003 - 2015

Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%)

-0.4

2018

yearly

2003 - 2018

Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn)

-36.017

2018

yearly

2003 - 2018

Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn)

455.995

2019

yearly

2003 - 2019

External Debt (MWK mn)

1,569,794.2

2018

yearly

1984 - 2018

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)

-1.610

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

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 (%)

6.6

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 2003 - Jun 2020

Household Debt: % of GDP (%)

0.3

2011

yearly

2006 - 2011

Non-Performing Loans (USD mn)

35.527

Sep 2019

quarterly

Jun 2015 - Sep 2019

Money Supply M1 (USD mn)

957.036

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1975 - Aug 2020

Money Supply M2 (USD mn)

1,919.153

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1975 - Sep 2020

M2 Growth (%)

14.0

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1976 - Sep 2020

Reserve Requirement Ratio (%)

3.8

Nov 2020

monthly

Jan 2019 - Nov 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn)

653.3

Jun 2020

monthly

Jun 1965 - Jun 2020

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)

63.180

Aug 2020

monthly

Feb 2005 - Aug 2020

Total Deposits Growth (%)

-36.0

Sep 2020

monthly

Feb 2006 - Sep 2020

Domestic Credit (USD mn)

2,237.9

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1975 - Sep 2020

Domestic Credit Growth (%)

31.1

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1976 - Sep 2020

Household Debt (USD mn)

17.6

Dec 2011

monthly

Jan 2006 - Dec 2011

Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%)

10.47

2016

yearly

1965 - 2016

Monetary Aggregates: M2 (MWK bn)

1,449.700

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1975 - Aug 2020

Monetary Aggregates: M1 (MWK bn)

718.000

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1975 - Aug 2020

Monetary Aggregates: Quasi Money (MWK bn)

731.700

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1975 - Aug 2020

Monetary Survey: Official Foreign Reserves (MWK mn)

485,414.000

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1975 - Jun 2020

Monetary Survey: Net Domestic Assets: Domestic Credit (MWK bn)

1,573.700

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1975 - Aug 2020

Bank Deposits (MWK bn)

47.400

Aug 2020

monthly

Feb 2005 - Aug 2020

Banking Statistics Last Frequency Range
Liquid Assets Ratio (%)

39.4

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Jun 2020

Capital Adequacy Ratio (%)

22.0

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2020

Commercial Banks: Assets (MWK mn)

2,036,444.100

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2007 - Jun 2020

Banking Sector: Return on Assets (%)

3.200

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 2003 - Jun 2020

Banking Sector: Return on Equity (%)

23.600

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 2003 - Jun 2020

Banking Sector: Capital Adequacy Ratio: Tier 1 Capital (%)

18.800

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 2003 - Jun 2020

Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates Last Frequency Range
Bank Lending Rate (% pa)

13.600

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1980 - Sep 2020

Exchange Rate against USD (MWK/USD)

756.063

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Sep 2020

Policy Rate (% pa)

12.00

Nov 2020

monthly

Jan 1980 - Nov 2020

Short Term Interest Rate (% pa)

9.85

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1983 - Aug 2020

Real Effective Exchange Rate (2010=100)

83.6

Sep 2020

monthly

Dec 1979 - Sep 2020

Commercial Banks: Avg Savings Deposits Rate (% pa)

4.200

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1980 - Aug 2020

Commercial Banks: Prime Lending Rate (% pa)

13.400

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1980 - Aug 2020

Energy Last Frequency Range
Electricity Production (GWh)

132

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - Mar 2020

Crude Oil: Production (%)

-2.504

Dec 2019

monthly

Jan 2014 - Dec 2019

Tourism Last Frequency Range
Visitor Arrivals (Person)

871,000

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Visitor Arrivals Growth (%)

4.1

2018

yearly

1996 - 2018

Tourism Revenue (USD mn)

43

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Tourism Revenue Growth (%)

22.9

2018

yearly

1996 - 2018

Financial Market Last Frequency Range
Equity Market Index (11Nov1996=100)

31,303.8

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - Oct 2020

Market Capitalization: % of GDP (%)

22.4

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - Aug 2020

Market Capitalization (USD mn)

2,269.620

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - Aug 2020

Shares Trading: Malawi Stock Exchange: Value (MWK th)

4,857,975.498

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - Aug 2020

Shares Trading: Malawi Stock Exchange: Volume (Unit)

314,772,282.000

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - Aug 2020

Transport and Telecommunications Last Frequency Range
Motor Vehicle Registered (Unit th)

139.000

2015

yearly

2005 - 2015

Number of Subscriber Fixed Line (Unit)

13,101.000

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Number of Subscriber Mobile (Person)

8,901,027.000

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Teledensity: Fixed Line (Number)

0.070

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Teledensity: Mobile (Number)

47.781

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Exports: ICT Goods (USD th)

712.732

2017

yearly

2000 - 2017

Exports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

372.840

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Television (USD th)

212.592

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: ICT Goods (USD th)

102,112.327

2017

yearly

2000 - 2017

Imports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

76,378.573

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: Television (USD th)

5,482.037

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Passenger Traffic: Rail (Person th)

23.000

Dec 2019

monthly

Jan 2007 - Dec 2019

Passenger Traffic: Lake (Person th)

8.000

Sep 2018

monthly

Jan 2007 - Sep 2018

Passenger Traffic: Air: Lilongwe (Person th)

30.000

Dec 2017

monthly

Jan 2007 - Dec 2017

Freight Traffic: Air: Lilongwe (Ton)

353.430

May 2016

monthly

Jan 2007 - May 2016

No of Newly Registered Motor Vehicles (Unit)

2,386.000

Apr 2015

monthly

Jan 2007 - Apr 2015

No of Newly Registered Motor Vehicles: Passenger Cars (Unit)

1,393.000

Apr 2015

monthly

Jan 2007 - Apr 2015

No of Newly Registered Motor Vehicles: Commercial Vehicles (CV) (Unit)

584.000

Apr 2015

monthly

Jan 2007 - Apr 2015

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