Malawi Trade Balance

1964 - 2022 | Monthly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Key information about Malawi's Trade Balance

  • Malawi's Trade Balance recorded a deficit of 30.3 USD mn in Jun 2022, compared with a deficit of 60.9 USD mn in the previous month
  • Malawi's Trade Balance data is updated monthly, available from Jan 1964 to Jun 2022, with an averaged value of -14.0 USD mn
  • The data reached an all-time high of 61.4 USD mn in Sep 1996 and a record low of -347.9 USD mn in Apr 2021
CEIC converts monthly Trade Balance into USD. The National Statistical 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.

Further information about Malawi's Trade Balance

  • In the latest reports, Malawi's Total Exports reached 75.2 USD mn in Jun 2022, a decrease of 40.9% YoY (year-on-year)
  • Total Imports recorded 105.5 USD mn in Jun 2022, a decrease of 40.9% YoY (year-on-year)

View Malawi's Trade Balance from Jan 1964 to Jun 2022 in the chart:

Malawi Trade Balance

What was Malawi's Trade Balance in Jun 2022?

Malawi's Trade Balance recorded a deficit of 30.3 USD mn in Jun 2022, compared with a deficit of 60.9 USD mn in the previous month See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-30.3 Jun 2022 -60.9 May 2022 -347.9 Apr 2021 61.4 Sep 1996 USD mn monthly Jan 1964 - Jun 2022

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -307.3 Nov 2022 monthly Oct 1998 - Nov 2022
Algeria (USD mn) -274.8 Mar 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2020
Argentina (USD mn) 696.7 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Dec 2022
Armenia (USD mn) -433.4 Dec 2022 monthly Nov 1995 - Dec 2022
Australia (USD mn) 9,953.4 Nov 2022 monthly Jul 1971 - Nov 2022
Austria (USD mn) -1,866.2 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Oct 2022
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 334.4 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Nov 2022
Bahrain (USD mn) 4,904.0 2021 yearly 1966 - 2021
Bangladesh (USD mn) -2,114.9 Nov 2022 monthly Jul 1986 - Nov 2022
Belarus (USD mn) 464.8 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Nov 2022
Belgium (USD mn) 1,672.7 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Nov 2022
Bolivia (USD mn) -316.4 Nov 2022 monthly Oct 1994 - Nov 2022
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) -516.3 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Nov 2022
Botswana (USD mn) -227.9 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Oct 2022
Brazil (USD mn) 4,776.0 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 1959 - Dec 2022
Brunei (USD mn) 90.1 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Oct 2022
Bulgaria (USD mn) -679.3 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Nov 2022
Cambodia (USD mn) -398.0 Dec 2022 monthly Jun 2013 - Dec 2022
Canada (USD mn) -30.5 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Nov 2022
Chile (USD mn) 1,846.4 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 1968 - Dec 2022
China (USD mn) 78,012.6 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Dec 2022
Colombia (USD mn) -1,524.3 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1958 - Nov 2022
Croatia (USD mn) -1,532.9 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Oct 2022
Cyprus (USD mn) -679.0 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Nov 2022
Czech Republic (USD mn) 865.7 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Nov 2022
Denmark (USD mn) 721.3 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Nov 2022
Ecuador (USD mn) -129.5 Nov 2022 monthly Mar 1992 - Nov 2022
Egypt (USD mn) -2,156.0 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Nov 2022
Estonia (USD mn) -358.9 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Nov 2022
European Union (USD mn) -24,950.0 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Nov 2022
Finland (USD mn) -901.5 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1992 - Oct 2022
France (USD mn) -14,030.3 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Nov 2022
Georgia (USD mn) -822.6 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Dec 2022
Germany (USD mn) 11,129.7 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Nov 2022
Ghana (USD mn) 131.1 Jun 2022 monthly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
Greece (USD mn) -3,825.0 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Nov 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) -6,633.7 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Dec 2022
Hungary (USD mn) -1,218.0 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Nov 2022
Iceland (USD mn) -37.4 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Dec 2022
India (USD mn) -23,371.7 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Nov 2022
Indonesia (USD mn) 3,888.3 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 1967 - Dec 2022
Iran (USD mn) 22,668.0 2021 yearly 1948 - 2021
Ireland (USD mn) 5,370.3 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1970 - Nov 2022
Israel (USD mn) -3,873.9 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Dec 2022
Italy (USD mn) -274.2 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Nov 2022
Ivory Coast (USD mn) 416.9 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Oct 2022
Japan (USD mn) -12,779.7 Dec 2022 monthly Apr 1995 - Dec 2022
Jordan (USD mn) -1,430.4 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1972 - Oct 2022
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 1,946.1 Nov 2022 monthly Sep 1995 - Nov 2022
Kenya (USD mn) -989.5 Nov 2022 monthly Oct 1992 - Nov 2022
South Korea (USD mn) -4,691.5 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Dec 2022
Kosovo (USD mn) -476.0 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2022
Kuwait (USD mn) 1,817.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) -386.8 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Sep 2021
Laos (USD mn) 25.8 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1992 - Sep 2022
Latvia (USD mn) -311.5 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Nov 2022
Lebanon (USD mn) -979.1 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Dec 2022
Lithuania (USD mn) -461.8 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Nov 2022
Luxembourg (USD mn) -705.2 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Nov 2022
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) -1,381.3 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Dec 2022
North Macedonia (USD mn) -286.8 Nov 2022 monthly Dec 1993 - Nov 2022
Malawi (USD mn) -30.3 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1964 - Jun 2022
Malaysia (USD mn) 5,444.9 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Dec 2022
Malta (USD mn) -338.3 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1960 - Nov 2022
Mauritius (USD mn) -396.8 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Nov 2022
Mexico (USD mn) -1,827.8 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Dec 2022
Moldova (USD mn) -503.3 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1992 - Nov 2022
Mongolia (USD mn) 562.6 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Dec 2022
Montenegro (USD mn) -229.7 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Dec 2022
Morocco (USD mn) -2,426.1 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Nov 2022
Mozambique (USD mn) -29.5 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2011 - Sep 2022
Myanmar (USD mn) 183.9 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Jul 2022
Nepal (USD mn) -902.5 Nov 2022 monthly Aug 1974 - Nov 2022
Netherlands (USD mn) 4,050.6 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Oct 2022
New Zealand (USD mn) -302.0 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Dec 2022
Nigeria (USD mn) 938.6 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Sep 2022
Norway (USD mn) 15,058.0 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Dec 2022
Oman (USD mn) 2,072.0 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1975 - Oct 2022
Pakistan (USD mn) -2,840.8 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 1968 - Dec 2022
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) -593.2 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 2011 - Nov 2022
Panama (USD mn) -941.5 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1964 - Sep 2022
Paraguay (USD mn) -240.3 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Dec 2022
Peru (USD mn) 271.3 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Nov 2022
Philippines (USD mn) -4,596.2 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Dec 2022
Poland (USD mn) -780.1 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1986 - Nov 2022
Portugal (USD mn) -2,479.9 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Nov 2022
Qatar (USD mn) 7,757.4 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 2014 - Dec 2022
Romania (USD mn) -2,638.8 Nov 2022 monthly Aug 1990 - Nov 2022
Russia (USD mn) 22,518.0 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Jan 2022
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 123,329.7 2021 yearly 1957 - 2021
Serbia (USD mn) -1,103.9 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Dec 2022
Singapore (USD mn) 2,502.4 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Nov 2022
Slovakia (USD mn) -839.3 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Nov 2022
Slovenia (USD mn) -3.0 Nov 2022 monthly Nov 1991 - Nov 2022
South Africa (USD mn) 456.4 Nov 2022 monthly Oct 2004 - Nov 2022
Spain (USD mn) -5,200.1 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1985 - Dec 2021
Sri Lanka (USD mn) -358.0 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Dec 2022
Sudan (USD mn) -804.1 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Sep 2022
Sweden (USD mn) -115.6 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Dec 2022
Switzerland (USD mn) 3,618.7 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Dec 2022

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -0.9 Nov 2022 monthly Apr 2005 - Nov 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -100.867 Nov 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - Nov 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 1,427.687 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: Net Financing (MWK bn) 76.800 Sep 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - Sep 2022
Central Government: Deficit or Surplus (MWK bn) -104.400 Nov 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - Nov 2022
Central Government: Revenue and Grants: Revenue (MWK bn) 121.600 Nov 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - Nov 2022
Central Government: Revenue and Grants (MWK bn) 194.700 Oct 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - Oct 2022
Central Government: Expenditure (MWK bn) 248.800 Nov 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - Nov 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) 26.947 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 135.664 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 24.405 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 105.5 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 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) 7.487 Oct 2022 monthly Dec 1984 - Oct 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 29.489 Oct 2022 monthly Jul 1987 - Oct 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 0.527 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Oct 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 32.306 Oct 2022 monthly Feb 1999 - Oct 2022
Foreign Trade: Re-Exports (MWK mn) 244.100 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2022
Foreign Trade: Exports (MWK mn) 77,715.300 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
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) -19.1 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -1,462.6 2021 yearly 1977 - 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -12.1 2021 yearly 1977 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 46.3 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.4 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 316.307 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 2.6 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
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) 145.6 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
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) 2,560.221 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1975 - Nov 2022
M2 Growth (%) 37.9 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Oct 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 3.8 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 2019 - Dec 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) 147.988 Nov 2022 monthly Feb 2005 - Nov 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 143.4 Nov 2022 monthly Feb 2006 - Nov 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 3,330.3 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1975 - Nov 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 29.2 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Nov 2022
Household Debt (USD mn) 17.7 Dec 2011 monthly Jan 2006 - Dec 2011
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 8.19 2021 yearly 2017 - 2021
Monetary Aggregates: Quasi Money (MWK bn) 848.900 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Apr 2021
Monetary Aggregates: M2 (MWK bn) 2,627.900 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1975 - Nov 2022
Monetary Aggregates: M1 (MWK bn) 796.100 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Apr 2021
Monetary Survey: Official Foreign Reserves (MWK mn) 411,940.200 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1975 - Sep 2022

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