Malawi Trade Balance

1964 - 2020 | Monthly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Malawi Trade Balance recorded a deficit of 135.3 USD mn in Jun 2020, compared with a deficit of 124.2 USD mn in the previous month. Malawi Trade Balance data is updated monthly, available from Jan 1964 to Jun 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 62.4 USD mn in Jun 2020, a decrease of 37.7 % year on year. Total Imports recorded 197.6 USD mn in Jun 2020, a decrease of 11.7 % year on year.

View Malawi's Trade Balance from Jan 1964 to Jun 2020 in the chart:

Malawi Trade Balance

What was Malawi's Trade Balance in Jun 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-135.3 Jun 2020 -124.2 May 2020 -290.8 Sep 2019 61.4 Sep 1996 USD mn monthly Jan 1964 - Jun 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -268.8 Feb 2021 monthly Oct 1998 - Feb 2021
Algeria (USD mn) -791.7 Jan 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2020
Argentina (USD mn) 1,480.9 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Jan 2021
Armenia (USD mn) -124.8 Feb 2021 monthly Nov 1995 - Feb 2021
Australia (USD mn) 7,835.7 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 1971 - Jan 2021
Austria (USD mn) -369.9 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1957 - Dec 2020
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 836.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2021
Bahrain (USD mn) -127.1 2020 yearly 1966 - 2020
Bangladesh (USD mn) -1,679.6 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Jan 2021
Belarus (USD mn) 425.4 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2021
Belgium (USD mn) -2,118.2 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jan 2021
Bolivia (USD mn) 109.9 Feb 2021 monthly Oct 1994 - Feb 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) -339.5 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2020
Botswana (USD mn) 127.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jan 2021
Brazil (USD mn) 1,481.8 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1959 - Mar 2021
Brunei (USD mn) 63.3 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2020
Bulgaria (USD mn) -159.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jan 2021
Cambodia (USD mn) -783.6 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1981 - Nov 2020
Canada (USD mn) 1,104.4 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Jan 2021
Chile (USD mn) 1,516.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1968 - Feb 2021
China (USD mn) 37,879.8 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Feb 2021
Colombia (USD mn) -1,227.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1958 - Jan 2021
Croatia (USD mn) -764.3 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Dec 2020
Cyprus (USD mn) -503.1 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jan 2021
Czech Republic (USD mn) 2,502.7 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jan 2021
Denmark (USD mn) 994.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Jan 2021
Ecuador (USD mn) 214.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1965 - Jan 2021
Egypt (USD mn) -3,157.3 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jan 2021
Estonia (USD mn) -143.3 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Jan 2021
European Union (USD mn) 34,882.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Jan 2021
Finland (USD mn) -365.3 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Jan 2021
France (USD mn) -4,805.4 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2021
Georgia (USD mn) -347.9 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Feb 2021
Germany (USD mn) 26,426.3 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jan 2021
Ghana (USD mn) 123.4 Oct 2020 monthly Mar 2005 - Oct 2020
Greece (USD mn) -1,757.2 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Jan 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) -1,895.9 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021
Hungary (USD mn) 1,009.6 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Jan 2021
Iceland (USD mn) -57.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021
India (USD mn) -14,110.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Mar 2021
Indonesia (USD mn) 2,001.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1967 - Feb 2021
Iran (USD mn) 594,735,573.2 2015 yearly 1950 - 2015
Ireland (USD mn) 7,816.1 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1970 - Jan 2021
Israel (USD mn) -2,777.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Feb 2021
Italy (USD mn) 7,574.7 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Jan 2021
Ivory Coast (USD mn) -146.3 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1981 - Nov 2020
Japan (USD mn) -367.1 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 1995 - Feb 2021
Jordan (USD mn) -911.7 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1972 - Jan 2021
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 812.6 Jan 2021 monthly Sep 1995 - Jan 2021
Kenya (USD mn) -968.9 Jan 2021 monthly Oct 1992 - Jan 2021
South Korea (USD mn) 2,616.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021
Kosovo (USD mn) -306.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Feb 2021
Kuwait (USD mn) 912.4 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Oct 2020
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) -157.3 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Jan 2021
Laos (USD mn) 250.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1992 - Dec 2020
Latvia (USD mn) -88.0 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jan 2021
Lebanon (USD mn) -842.4 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Oct 2020
Lithuania (USD mn) -62.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Luxembourg (USD mn) -662.4 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Jan 2021
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) -879.9 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Feb 2021
North Macedonia (USD mn) -242.0 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 1993 - Feb 2021
Malawi (USD mn) -135.3 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 1964 - Jun 2020
Malaysia (USD mn) 4,967.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Feb 2021
Malta (USD mn) -124.3 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1960 - Jan 2021
Mauritius (USD mn) -205.9 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jan 2021
Mexico (USD mn) 4,154.1 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Dec 2020
Moldova (USD mn) -203.1 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Jan 2021
Mongolia (USD mn) 231.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Feb 2021
Montenegro (USD mn) -137.9 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Feb 2021
Morocco (USD mn) -2,078.1 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021
Mozambique (USD mn) -146.4 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2011 - Sep 2020
Myanmar (USD mn) 8.2 Aug 2020 monthly Jan 1957 - Aug 2020
Nepal (USD mn) -1,141.2 Feb 2021 monthly Aug 1974 - Feb 2021
Netherlands (USD mn) 5,945.3 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jan 2021
New Zealand (USD mn) 131.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021
Nigeria (USD mn) -1,551.2 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2020
Norway (USD mn) 2,944.7 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021
Oman (USD mn) 813.3 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1975 - Sep 2020
Pakistan (USD mn) -3,271.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1968 - Mar 2021
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) -331.8 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2011 - Nov 2020
Panama (USD mn) -430.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1964 - Jan 2021
Paraguay (USD mn) -79.7 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Feb 2021
Peru (USD mn) 997.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jan 2021
Philippines (USD mn) -2,876.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jan 2021
Poland (USD mn) 1,004.3 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1986 - Jan 2021
Portugal (USD mn) -1,016.0 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jan 2021
Qatar (USD mn) 2,360.4 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2014 - Dec 2020
Romania (USD mn) -1,453.8 Jan 2021 monthly Aug 1990 - Jan 2021
Russia (USD mn) 9,744.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Jan 2021
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 43,994.5 2020 yearly 1957 - 2020
Serbia (USD mn) -476.1 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
Singapore (USD mn) 4,677.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Feb 2021
Slovakia (USD mn) 293.7 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Jan 2021
Slovenia (USD mn) -351.3 Dec 2020 monthly Nov 1991 - Dec 2020
South Africa (USD mn) 1,959.5 Feb 2021 monthly Oct 2004 - Feb 2021
Spain (USD mn) -1,393.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1985 - Jan 2021
Sri Lanka (USD mn) -667.2 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1982 - Jan 2021
Sudan (USD mn) -555.5 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Sep 2020
Sweden (USD mn) 627.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jan 2021
Switzerland (USD mn) 4,532.5 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -5.2 Oct 2020 monthly Apr 2005 - Oct 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -30.553 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) 149.700 Dec 2020 monthly Oct 2005 - Dec 2020
Central Government: Deficit or Surplus (MWK bn) -82.200 Dec 2020 monthly Oct 2005 - Dec 2020
Central Government: Net Financing (MWK bn) 82.700 Dec 2020 monthly Oct 2005 - Dec 2020
Central Government: Revenue and Grants: Revenue (MWK bn) 95.400 Dec 2020 monthly Oct 2005 - Dec 2020
Central Government: Expenditure (MWK bn) 231.900 Dec 2020 monthly Oct 2005 - Dec 2020
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 8.072 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -135.3 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 1964 - Jun 2020
Total Exports (USD mn) 62.4 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2020
Total Exports Growth (%) -37.7 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 1995 - Jun 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) 197.6 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2020
Total Imports Growth (%) -11.7 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 1995 - Jun 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) 3.103 Oct 2020 monthly Dec 1984 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 3.118 Aug 2020 monthly Jul 1987 - Aug 2020
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 0.699 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2008 - Nov 2020
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 53.302 Dec 2020 monthly Feb 1999 - Dec 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) -1.802 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) 35.973 Sep 2019 quarterly Jun 2015 - Sep 2019
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 971.398 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1975 - Dec 2020
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 1,984.575 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1975 - Dec 2020
M2 Growth (%) 18.7 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1976 - Dec 2020
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 3.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2019 - Jan 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 565.1 Dec 2020 monthly Jun 1965 - Dec 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) 74.116 Dec 2020 monthly Feb 2005 - Dec 2020
Total Deposits Growth (%) 120.4 Dec 2020 monthly Feb 2006 - Dec 2020
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 2,338.1 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1975 - Dec 2020
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 46.1 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1976 - Dec 2020
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) 1,534.300 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1975 - Dec 2020
Monetary Aggregates: M1 (MWK bn) 751.000 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1975 - Dec 2020
Monetary Aggregates: Quasi Money (MWK bn) 783.300 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1975 - Dec 2020
Monetary Survey: Official Foreign Reserves (MWK mn) 436,910.900 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1975 - Dec 2020
Monetary Survey: Net Domestic Assets: Domestic Credit (MWK bn) 1,807.600 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1975 - Dec 2020
Bank Deposits (MWK bn) 57.300 Dec 2020 monthly Feb 2005 - Dec 2020

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