Malawi Trade Balance

1964 - 2019 | Monthly | USD mn | CEIC Data

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Malawi's Trade Balance recorded a deficit of 228.2 USD mn in Dec 2019, compared with a deficit of 148.8 USD mn in the previous month. Malawi's Trade Balance data is updated monthly, available from Jan 1964 to Dec 2019, with an averaged value of -12.8 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's Total Exports reached 64.5 USD mn in Dec 2019, an increase of 32.4 % year on year. Total Imports recorded 292.6 USD mn in Dec 2019, an increase of 38.2 % year on year.

What was Malawi's Trade Balance in Dec 2019?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

-228.2

USD mn Dec 2019 monthly Jan 1964 - Dec 2019

-148.8

USD mn Nov 2019 monthly Jan 1964 - Dec 2019

-290.8

Sep 2019

61.4

Sep 1996

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - Dec 2019

Updated on 24 Aug 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)

-273.9

Aug 2020

monthly

Oct 1998 - Aug 2020

Algeria (USD mn)

-634.0

Sep 2018

monthly

Jan 2000 - Sep 2018

Argentina (USD mn)

1,419.7

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1991 - Jul 2020

Armenia (USD mn)

-152.9

Jul 2020

monthly

Nov 1995 - Jul 2020

Australia (USD mn)

3,243.3

Jul 2020

monthly

Jul 1971 - Jul 2020

Austria (USD mn)

-130.8

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jun 2020

Azerbaijan (USD mn)

533.7

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Jul 2020

Bahrain (USD mn)

856.2

2019

yearly

1966 - 2019

Bangladesh (USD mn)

-1,615.5

Jun 2020

monthly

Jul 1986 - Jun 2020

Belarus (USD mn)

89.8

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Jul 2020

Belgium (USD mn)

675.6

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Jul 2020

Bolivia (USD mn)

0.9

Aug 2020

monthly

Oct 1994 - Aug 2020

Botswana (USD mn)

-538.9

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Jun 2020

Brazil (USD mn)

6,608.8

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1959 - Aug 2020

Brunei (USD mn)

-41.5

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jun 2020

Bulgaria (USD mn)

-135.6

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Jul 2020

Cambodia (USD mn)

-695.7

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1981 - May 2020

Canada (USD mn)

-1,816.2

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1988 - Jul 2020

Chile (USD mn)

904.3

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1968 - Aug 2020

China (USD mn)

58,925.4

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1981 - Aug 2020

Colombia (USD mn)

-1,097.2

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1958 - Jul 2020

Croatia (USD mn)

-769.9

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Jun 2020

Cyprus (USD mn)

-469.7

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jul 2020

Czech Republic (USD mn)

1,764.1

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1996 - Jul 2020

Denmark (USD mn)

985.4

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1997 - Jul 2020

Ecuador (USD mn)

252.1

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1965 - Jul 2020

Egypt (USD mn)

-2,277.0

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jul 2020

Estonia (USD mn)

-142.8

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Jul 2020

European Union (USD mn)

21,485.7

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Jul 2020

Finland (USD mn)

-505.5

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1992 - Jul 2020

France (USD mn)

-8,034.7

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Jul 2020

Georgia (USD mn)

-350.9

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Aug 2020

Germany (USD mn)

20,689.9

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jul 2020

Greece (USD mn)

-1,794.0

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Jul 2020

Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn)

-3,846.8

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jul 2020

Hungary (USD mn)

311.4

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1976 - Jul 2020

Iceland (USD mn)

-81.9

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Aug 2020

India (USD mn)

-6,770.0

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Aug 2020

Indonesia (USD mn)

2,327.4

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1967 - Aug 2020

Iran (USD mn)

20,500.0

2015

yearly

1950 - 2015

Ireland (USD mn)

5,512.5

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1970 - Jul 2020

Israel (USD mn)

-2,170.8

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1988 - Aug 2020

Italy (USD mn)

6,999.6

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Jul 2020

Ivory Coast (USD mn)

-141.1

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1981 - May 2020

Japan (USD mn)

3,305.7

Aug 2020

monthly

Apr 1995 - Aug 2020

Jordan (USD mn)

-717.9

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1972 - Jun 2020

Kazakhstan (USD mn)

-978.6

Jul 2020

monthly

Sep 1995 - Jul 2020

Kenya (USD mn)

-808.8

Jul 2020

monthly

Oct 1992 - Jul 2020

South Korea (USD mn)

3,837.7

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Aug 2020

Kosovo (USD mn)

-303.0

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jul 2020

Kuwait (USD mn)

242.2

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Jun 2020

Kyrgyzstan (USD mn)

-153.6

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Jul 2020

Laos (USD mn)

-37.8

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 1992 - Jun 2020

Latvia (USD mn)

-321.6

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Jul 2020

Lebanon (USD mn)

-576.6

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Jun 2020

Lithuania (USD mn)

-179.2

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jul 2020

Luxembourg (USD mn)

-533.9

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1988 - Jun 2020

Macau SAR, China (USD mn)

-781.9

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Jul 2020

North Macedonia (USD mn)

-228.2

Jul 2020

monthly

Dec 1993 - Jul 2020

Malawi (USD mn)

-228.2

Dec 2019

monthly

Jan 1964 - Dec 2019

Malaysia (USD mn)

5,926.4

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1990 - Jul 2020

Malta (USD mn)

-265.4

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1960 - Jul 2020

Mauritius (USD mn)

-150.1

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2006 - Jun 2020

Mexico (USD mn)

6,752.0

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Jul 2020

Moldova (USD mn)

-287.3

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - Jul 2020

Mongolia (USD mn)

179.0

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1997 - Aug 2020

Montenegro (USD mn)

-170.4

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Jul 2020

Morocco (USD mn)

-1,515.6

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jul 2020

Myanmar (USD mn)

-186.3

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jun 2020

Nepal (USD mn)

-714.2

Jul 2020

monthly

Aug 1974 - Jul 2020

Netherlands (USD mn)

7,095.0

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1996 - Jul 2020

New Zealand (USD mn)

185.9

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jul 2020

Nigeria (USD mn)

-2,239.0

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jun 2020

Norway (USD mn)

-320.1

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Aug 2020

Oman (USD mn)

1,089.2

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1975 - Mar 2020

Pakistan (USD mn)

-1,740.0

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1968 - Aug 2020

Panama (USD mn)

-504.1

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1964 - Jul 2020

Paraguay (USD mn)

104.1

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Aug 2020

Peru (USD mn)

898.7

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jul 2020

Philippines (USD mn)

-1,827.3

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jul 2020

Poland (USD mn)

1,035.6

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1986 - Jul 2020

Portugal (USD mn)

-822.9

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jul 2020

Qatar (USD mn)

4,270.6

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Jun 2020

Romania (USD mn)

-1,519.9

Jul 2020

monthly

Aug 1990 - Jul 2020

Russia (USD mn)

4,970.1

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Jul 2020

Saudi Arabia (USD mn)

108,440.2

2019

yearly

1957 - 2019

Serbia (USD mn)

-572.5

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Jul 2020

Singapore (USD mn)

4,258.6

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1976 - Aug 2020

Slovakia (USD mn)

382.2

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - Jul 2020

Slovenia (USD mn)

230.4

Jul 2020

monthly

Nov 1991 - Jul 2020

South Africa (USD mn)

2,235.7

Jul 2020

monthly

Oct 2004 - Jul 2020

Spain (USD mn)

840.9

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1985 - Jun 2020

Sri Lanka (USD mn)

-208.7

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - Jul 2020

Sudan (USD mn)

-445.6

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jun 2020

Sweden (USD mn)

321.9

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jul 2020

Switzerland (USD mn)

1,212.5

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Aug 2020

Syria (USD mn)

-7,199.6

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Taiwan (USD mn)

5,451.9

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2008 - Aug 2020

Tajikistan (USD mn)

-184.7

Nov 2019

monthly

Jan 2000 - Nov 2019

Thailand (USD mn)

3,343.2

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jul 2020

Tunisia (USD mn)

-600.3

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1959 - Aug 2020

Turkey (USD mn)

-2,106.3

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2013 - Jul 2020

Ukraine (USD mn)

-656.2

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Jun 2020

United Arab Emirates (USD mn)

-10,386.2

Dec 2018

monthly

Jan 2009 - Dec 2018

United Kingdom (USD mn)

-18,938.4

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jul 2020

United States (USD mn)

-80,114.0

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1986 - Jul 2020

Uruguay (USD mn)

-113.7

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jul 2020

Venezuela (USD mn)

-3,437.1

Oct 2014

monthly

Jan 1994 - Oct 2014

Vietnam (USD mn)

4,985.6

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1996 - Aug 2020

Yemen (USD mn)

-371.7

May 2020

monthly

Jun 1990 - May 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)

7,191.1

2018

yearly

1960 - 2018

Real GDP Growth (%)

4.0

2018

yearly

2003 - 2018

Nominal GDP Growth (%)

13.607

2018

yearly

2003 - 2018

GDP per Capita (USD)

440.500

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

GDP Deflator Growth (%)

9.2

2018

yearly

2003 - 2018

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 National Product (USD mn)

7,485.079

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Gross Savings Rate (%)

10.9

2018

yearly

1977 - 2018

Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita (PPP Intl $)

1,585.137

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita (USD)

448.037

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Forecast: Real GDP Growth (%)

2.500

2021

yearly

1980 - 2021

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

71.596

2017

yearly

1960 - 2017

GDP: Market Prices (MWK mn)

5,266,294.300

2018

yearly

2002 - 2018

Gross Domestic Product (GDP): 2010p (MWK mn)

1,430,022.800

2018

yearly

2009 - 2018

GDP: 2010p: GVA: Transport and Storage (MWK mn)

39,636.300

2018

yearly

2009 - 2018

GDP: 2010p: GVA: Construction (MWK mn)

40,377.700

2018

yearly

2009 - 2018

GDP: 2010p: GVA: Information and Communication (MWK mn)

65,880.300

2018

yearly

2009 - 2018

GDP: 2010p: GVA: Real Estate Activities (MWK mn)

109,711.300

2018

yearly

2009 - 2018

GDP: 2010p: GVA: Public Administration and Defense (MWK mn)

30,664.500

2018

yearly

2009 - 2018

GDP: 2010p: GVA: Human Health and Social Work Activities (MWK mn)

39,951.500

2018

yearly

2009 - 2018

GDP: 2010p: Taxes less Subsidies on Products (MWK mn)

101,812.700

2018

yearly

2009 - 2018

GDP: 2010p: GVA: Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (MWK mn)

390,765.900

2018

yearly

2009 - 2018

GDP: 2010p: GVA: Manufacturing (MWK mn)

129,992.600

2018

yearly

2009 - 2018

Production Last Frequency Range
Industrial Production Index Growth (%)

-12.5

Dec 2018

monthly

Jan 2014 - Dec 2018

Minerals Production (Metric Ton)

51,563.000

2018

yearly

2009 - 2018

Industrial Production Index (2012=100)

115.800

Dec 2018

monthly

Jan 2013 - Dec 2018

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

98.300

Dec 2018

monthly

Jan 2013 - Dec 2018

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 (%)

-0.5

Jun 2020

monthly

Apr 2005 - Jun 2020

Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn)

-74.530

May 2020

monthly

Oct 2005 - May 2020

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)

2,579.058

2024

yearly

2002 - 2024

Forecast: Government Net Debt (MWK bn)

5,077.435

2024

yearly

2002 - 2024

Forecast: Government Revenue (MWK bn)

2,428.409

2024

yearly

2002 - 2024

Central Government: Revenue and Grants (MWK bn)

78.600

May 2020

monthly

Oct 2005 - May 2020

Central Government: Deficit or Surplus (MWK bn)

-55.300

May 2020

monthly

Oct 2005 - May 2020

Central Government: Net Financing (MWK bn)

58.600

May 2020

monthly

Oct 2005 - May 2020

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

76.000

May 2020

monthly

Oct 2005 - May 2020

Central Government: Expenditure (MWK bn)

133.900

May 2020

monthly

Oct 2005 - May 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)

23.384

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Forecast: Employment (Person mn)

0.000

yearly

-

Forecast: Unemployment Rate (%)

0.000

yearly

-

Labour Force Participation Rate (%)

82.900

2014

yearly

2005 - 2014

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 (%)

8.0

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1981 - Jul 2020

CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change (%)

12.208

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2019 - Jul 2020

Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth (%)

10.708

2021

yearly

1980 - 2021

Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Trade Balance (USD mn)

-228.2

Dec 2019

monthly

Jan 1964 - Dec 2019

Total Exports (USD mn)

64.5

Dec 2019

monthly

Jan 1994 - Dec 2019

Total Exports Growth (%)

32.4

Dec 2019

monthly

Jan 1995 - Dec 2019

Aluminum: Exports (USD th)

31.730

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Medicament (USD th)

409.199

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

141.758

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Total Imports (USD mn)

292.6

Dec 2019

monthly

Jan 1994 - Dec 2019

Total Imports Growth (%)

38.2

Dec 2019

monthly

Jan 1995 - Dec 2019

Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%)

8.422

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Imports: Medicament (USD th)

193,573.847

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

49,610.720

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Total Exports to USA (USD mn)

1.431

May 2020

monthly

Dec 1984 - May 2020

Total Imports from USA (USD mn)

2.267

May 2020

monthly

Jul 1987 - May 2020

Total Exports to China (USD mn)

0.024

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2008 - May 2020

Total Imports from China (USD mn)

23.868

May 2020

monthly

Feb 1999 - May 2020

Foreign Trade Balance (MWK mn)

-169,215.000

Dec 2019

monthly

Jan 1994 - Dec 2019

Foreign Trade: Imports (MWK mn)

217,022.200

Dec 2019

monthly

Jan 1994 - Dec 2019

Foreign Trade: Exports (MWK mn)

47,807.200

Dec 2019

monthly

Jan 1994 - Dec 2019

Foreign Trade: Re-Exports (MWK mn)

414.900

Dec 2019

monthly

Jan 1994 - Dec 2019

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 (%)

-19.8

2018

yearly

1977 - 2018

Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn)

113.9

2019

yearly

1970 - 2019

Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%)

1.4

2018

yearly

1970 - 2018

Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn)

0.5

2015

yearly

2003 - 2015

Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%)

-0.5

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 (USD mn)

1,556.4

2014

yearly

2007 - 2014

External Debt: % of GDP (%)

39.4

2014

yearly

2006 - 2014

External Debt: Short Term (USD mn)

23.0

2018

yearly

1970 - 2018

External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%)

0.3

2018

yearly

2002 - 2018

Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn)

-1.070

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

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
Money Supply M1 (USD mn)

905.283

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1975 - May 2020

Money Supply M2 (USD mn)

1,868.249

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1975 - May 2020

M2 Growth (%)

11.2

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1976 - Jun 2020

Non Performing Loans Ratio (%)

6.6

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 2003 - Jun 2020

Household Debt: % of GDP (%)

0.3

2011

yearly

2006 - 2011

Reserve Requirement Ratio (%)

3.8

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2019 - Aug 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn)

653.3

Jun 2020

monthly

Jun 1965 - Jun 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%)

10.431

2018

yearly

2002 - 2018

Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA)

2.8

Dec 2019

monthly

Jan 1994 - Dec 2019

Gold Reserves (USD mn)

22.783

Nov 2015

monthly

Jan 1972 - Nov 2015

Total Deposits (USD mn)

110.246

May 2020

monthly

Feb 2005 - May 2020

Total Deposits Growth (%)

-29.2

Jun 2020

monthly

Feb 2006 - Jun 2020

Domestic Credit (USD mn)

2,024.7

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1975 - May 2020

Domestic Credit Growth (%)

35.0

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1976 - Jun 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)

1,386.200

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1975 - May 2020

Monetary Aggregates: M1 (MWK bn)

671.700

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1975 - May 2020

Monetary Aggregates: Quasi Money (MWK bn)

714.500

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1975 - May 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)

1,502.300

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1975 - May 2020

Bank Deposits (MWK bn)

81.800

May 2020

monthly

Feb 2005 - May 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)

13.400

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1980 - Jun 2020

Exchange Rate against USD (MWK/USD)

741.978

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - May 2020

Policy Rate (% pa)

13.50

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1980 - Aug 2020

Short Term Interest Rate (% pa)

7.54

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1983 - Jun 2020

Commercial Banks: Avg Savings Deposits Rate (% pa)

4.470

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1980 - May 2020

Commercial Banks: Prime Lending Rate (% pa)

13.300

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1980 - May 2020

Energy Last Frequency Range
Electricity Production (GWh)

132

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - Mar 2020

Crude Oil: Production (%)

-12.472

Dec 2018

monthly

Jan 2014 - Dec 2018

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)

31,328.1

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - Aug 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)

1,263,639.880

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - Jul 2020

Shares Trading: Malawi Stock Exchange: Volume (Unit)

62,683,022.000

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - Jul 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)

466.962

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Television (USD th)

113.155

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: ICT Goods (USD th)

102,112.327

2017

yearly

2000 - 2017

Imports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

72,614.820

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: Television (USD th)

5,370.599

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Passenger Traffic: Rail (Person th)

25.000

Dec 2018

monthly

Jan 2007 - Dec 2018

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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