Malawi Foreign Trade Balance

1994 - 2019 | Monthly | MWK mn | National Statistics Office of Malawi

Malawi’s Foreign Trade Balance data was reported at -91,901.000 MWK mn in Jun 2019. This records an increase from the previous number of -106,216.800 MWK mn for May 2019. Malawi’s Foreign Trade Balance data is updated monthly, averaging -5,667.987 MWK mn from Jan 1994 to Jun 2019, with 305 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 4,926.000 MWK mn in Nov 2009 and a record low of -187,035.400 MWK mn in Aug 2018. Malawi’s Foreign Trade Balance data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by National Statistics Office of Malawi. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Malawi – Table MW.JA001: Trade Balance.

What was Malawi's Foreign Trade Balance in Jun 2019?

Last

-91,901.000

Jun 2019
Previous

-106,216.800

May 2019
Min

-187,035.400

Aug 2018
Max

4,926.000

Nov 2009
Unit

MWK mn

Frequency

monthly

Range

Jan 1994 - Jun 2019

Updated on 16 Mar 2020
Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

-91,901.000

MWK mn Jun 2019 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2019

-106,216.800

MWK mn May 2019 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2019

-187,035.400

Aug 2018

4,926.000

Nov 2009

MWK mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jun 2019

Updated on 16 Mar 2020

View Malawi's Foreign Trade Balance from Jan 1994 to Jun 2019 in the chart:

Malawi Foreign Trade Balance

Related Indicators for Malawi Foreign Trade Balance

Related indicators Last Previous Frequency Range
Foreign Trade: Imports (MWK mn) monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2019

166,140.000

MWK mn Jun 2019

176,303.200

MWK mn May 2019

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2020-03-16
Foreign Trade: Re-Exports (MWK mn) monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2019

50.800

MWK mn Jun 2019

2.100

MWK mn May 2019

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2020-03-16
Foreign Trade: Exports (MWK mn) monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2019

74,239.000

MWK mn Jun 2019

70,086.400

MWK mn May 2019

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2020-03-16

More Indicators for Malawi

National Accounts Last Previous Frequency Range
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita (PPP Intl $) yearly 1980 - 2024

1,585.137

PPP Intl $ 2024

1,501.045

PPP Intl $ 2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2019-10-31
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita (USD) yearly 1980 - 2024

448.037

USD 2024

429.866

USD 2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2019-10-31
Forecast: Real GDP Growth (%) yearly 1980 - 2021

2.500

% 2021

1.000

% 2020

yearly

1980 - 2021

Updated on 2020-04-14
GDP Deflator Growth (%) yearly 2003 - 2018

9.2

% 2018

15.6

% 2017

yearly

2003 - 2018

Updated on 2019-09-23
GDP per Capita (USD) yearly 1960 - 2019

440.500

USD 2019

401.000

USD 2018

yearly

1960 - 2019

Updated on 2020-02-14
Gross National Product (USD mn) yearly 1960 - 2018

7,045.747

USD mn 2018

6,279.446

USD mn 2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2019-07-01
Gross Savings Rate (%) yearly 1977 - 2017

13.3

% 2017

2.4

% 2016

yearly

1977 - 2017

Updated on 2019-12-20
Investment: % of GDP (%) yearly 1960 - 2017

13.4

% 2017

10.8

% 2016

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Nominal GDP (USD mn) yearly 1960 - 2018

7,191.1

USD mn 2018

6,347.7

USD mn 2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-20
Nominal GDP Growth (%) yearly 2003 - 2018

13.607

% 2018

21.586

% 2017

yearly

2003 - 2018

Updated on 2019-09-23
Private Consumption Expenditure (USD mn) yearly 1960 - 2017

5,049.802

USD mn 2017

4,790.049

USD mn 2016

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Private Consumption: % of GDP (%) yearly 1960 - 2017

80.1

% 2017

88.2

% 2016

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2019-05-07
Public Consumption Expenditure (USD mn) yearly 1960 - 2017

861.910

USD mn 2017

738.203

USD mn 2016

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2019-12-20
Public Consumption: % of GDP (%) yearly 1960 - 2017

13.7

% 2017

13.6

% 2016

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Real GDP Growth (%) yearly 2003 - 2018

4.0

% 2018

5.2

% 2017

yearly

2003 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-02
Production Last Previous Frequency Range
Industrial Production Index Growth (%) monthly Jan 2014 - Dec 2018

-12.5

% Dec 2018

23.2

% Nov 2018

monthly

Jan 2014 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2020-03-18
Minerals Production (Metric Ton) yearly 2009 - 2017

49,930.000

Metric Ton 2017

45,438.000

Metric Ton 2016

yearly

2009 - 2017

Updated on 2019-04-29
Government and Public Finance Last Previous Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) monthly Apr 2005 - Mar 2020

-0.5

% Mar 2020

-0.9

% Feb 2020

monthly

Apr 2005 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-20
Forecast: Government Expenditure (MWK bn) yearly 2002 - 2024

2,579.058

MWK bn 2024

2,320.696

MWK bn 2023

yearly

2002 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-28
Forecast: Government Net Debt (MWK bn) yearly 2002 - 2024

5,077.435

MWK bn 2024

4,785.326

MWK bn 2023

yearly

2002 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-28
Forecast: Government Revenue (MWK bn) yearly 2002 - 2024

2,428.409

MWK bn 2024

2,188.442

MWK bn 2023

yearly

2002 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-16
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) yearly 2010 - 2014

66.0

% 2014

38.0

% 2013

yearly

2010 - 2014

Updated on 2019-12-02
National Government Debt (USD mn) yearly 2010 - 2014

2,620.0

USD mn 2014

2,030.0

USD mn 2013

yearly

2010 - 2014

Updated on 2019-12-02
Demographic and Labour Market Last Previous Frequency Range
Forecast: Population (Person mn) yearly 1980 - 2024

23.384

Person mn 2024

22.729

Person mn 2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-09
Labour Force Participation Rate (%) yearly 1990 - 2019

76.7

% 2019

76.6

% 2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-10
Labour Productivity Growth (%) yearly 1992 - 2018

0.29

% 2018

0.75

% 2017

yearly

1992 - 2018

Updated on 2020-05-22
Population (Person mn) yearly 1950 - 2020

19.1

Person mn 2020

18.6

Person mn 2019

yearly

1950 - 2020

Updated on 2020-01-06
Unemployment Rate (%) yearly 2005 - 2013

6.60

% 2013

1.00

% 2011

yearly

2005 - 2013

Updated on 2019-05-27
Domestic Trade and Household Survey Last Previous Frequency Range
Household Expenditure per Capita (USD) yearly 2005 - 2011

348.642

USD 2011

408.385

USD 2005

yearly

2005 - 2011

Updated on 2019-11-25
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars (Unit) semiannually Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

940.000

Unit Dec 2019

790.000

Unit Dec 2018

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-13
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars (Unit) semiannually Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

598.000

Unit Dec 2019

724.000

Unit Dec 2018

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-13
Motor Vehicles Sales (Unit) yearly 2005 - 2019

1,538

Unit 2019

1,514

Unit 2018

yearly

2005 - 2019

Updated on 2020-03-13
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth (%) yearly 2006 - 2019

1.6

% 2019

1.3

% 2018

yearly

2006 - 2019

Updated on 2020-03-13
Inflation Last Previous Frequency Range
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth (%) monthly Jan 1981 - Mar 2020

9.8

% Mar 2020

11.0

% Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 1981 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-20
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth (%) yearly 1980 - 2021

10.708

% 2021

14.011

% 2020

yearly

1980 - 2021

Updated on 2020-04-28
Foreign Trade Last Previous Frequency Range
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) yearly 1995 - 2018

15.771

USD th 2018

2.350

USD th 2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-28
Exports: Medicament (USD th) yearly 1995 - 2018

2,969.753

USD th 2018

357.403

USD th 2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-25
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) yearly 1995 - 2018

401.579

USD th 2018

41.301

USD th 2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-25
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) yearly 1980 - 2024

8.422

% 2024

7.847

% 2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-28
Imports: Medicament (USD th) yearly 1995 - 2018

184,222.845

USD th 2018

152,342.676

USD th 2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-25
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) yearly 1995 - 2018

61,559.409

USD th 2018

56,431.604

USD th 2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-25
Total Exports (USD mn) monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2019

95.5

USD mn Jun 2019

93.3

USD mn May 2019

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2020-03-16
Total Exports Growth (%) monthly Jan 1995 - Jun 2019

45.7

% Jun 2019

133.8

% May 2019

monthly

Jan 1995 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2020-03-16
Total Imports (USD mn) monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2019

213.7

USD mn Jun 2019

234.7

USD mn May 2019

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2020-03-16
Total Imports Growth (%) monthly Jan 1995 - Jun 2019

-1.1

% Jun 2019

9.4

% May 2019

monthly

Jan 1995 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2020-03-16
Trade Balance (USD mn) monthly Jan 1964 - Jun 2019

-118.2

USD mn Jun 2019

-141.4

USD mn May 2019

monthly

Jan 1964 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2020-03-16
Balance of Payments Last Previous Frequency Range
Current Account Balance (USD mn) yearly 1977 - 2018

-1,376.7

USD mn 2018

-1,717.7

USD mn 2017

yearly

1977 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-25
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) yearly 1977 - 2018

-19.1

% 2018

-27.1

% 2017

yearly

1977 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-20
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) yearly 2003 - 2018

5.7

USD mn 2018

5.0

USD mn 2017

yearly

2003 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-20
External Debt: % of GDP (%) yearly 2006 - 2014

39.4

% 2014

33.6

% 2013

yearly

2006 - 2014

Updated on 2019-08-29
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) yearly 1970 - 2018

23.0

USD mn 2018

53.7

USD mn 2017

yearly

1970 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-03
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) yearly 2002 - 2018

0.3

% 2018

0.8

% 2017

yearly

2002 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-25
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) yearly 1980 - 2024

-1.070

USD bn 2024

-1.091

USD bn 2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-28
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) yearly 1970 - 2018

315.3

USD mn 2018

277.1

USD mn 2017

yearly

1970 - 2018

Updated on 2020-02-28
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) yearly 1970 - 2018

4.4

% 2018

4.4

% 2017

yearly

1970 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-20
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) yearly 2003 - 2018

10.326

USD mn 2018

9.109

USD mn 2017

yearly

2003 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-25
Monetary Last Previous Frequency Range
Domestic Credit (USD mn) monthly Jan 1975 - Nov 2019

1,801.5

USD mn Nov 2019

1,779.4

USD mn Oct 2019

monthly

Jan 1975 - Nov 2019

Updated on 2020-01-14
Domestic Credit Growth (%) monthly Jan 1976 - Mar 2020

29.3

% Mar 2020

40.5

% Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 1976 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-20
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) monthly Jun 1965 - Feb 2020

775.5

USD mn Feb 2020

768.7

USD mn Jan 2020

monthly

Jun 1965 - Feb 2020

Updated on 2020-04-20
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) yearly 2002 - 2018

10.431

% 2018

11.939

% 2017

yearly

2002 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-25
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2019

3.5

NA Jun 2019

3.0

NA May 2019

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2020-03-16
Gold Reserves (USD mn) monthly Jan 1972 - Nov 2015

22.783

USD mn Nov 2015

22.783

USD mn Oct 2015

monthly

Jan 1972 - Nov 2015

Updated on 2018-12-18
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) monthly Jan 1975 - Nov 2019

787.088

USD mn Nov 2019

771.455

USD mn Oct 2019

monthly

Jan 1975 - Nov 2019

Updated on 2020-01-14
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) monthly Jan 1975 - Nov 2019

1,651.588

USD mn Nov 2019

1,695.360

USD mn Oct 2019

monthly

Jan 1975 - Nov 2019

Updated on 2020-01-14
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2019

6.3

% Dec 2019

4.3

% Sep 2019

quarterly

Dec 2003 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-02-28
Total Deposits (USD mn) monthly Feb 2005 - Nov 2019

83.356

USD mn Nov 2019

99.106

USD mn Oct 2019

monthly

Feb 2005 - Nov 2019

Updated on 2020-04-23
Banking Statistics Last Previous Frequency Range
Capital Adequacy Ratio (%) quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2019

21.0

% Dec 2019

20.1

% Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-02-28
Liquid Assets Ratio (%) quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2019

32.6

% Dec 2019

34.1

% Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-12
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates Last Previous Frequency Range
Bank Lending Rate (% pa) monthly Jan 1980 - Mar 2020

13.200

% pa Mar 2020

13.300

% pa Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 1980 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-20
Exchange Rate against USD (MWK/USD) monthly Jan 1957 - Nov 2019

740.197

MWK/USD Nov 2019

738.604

MWK/USD Oct 2019

monthly

Jan 1957 - Nov 2019

Updated on 2019-12-16
Policy Rate (% pa) monthly Jan 1980 - Mar 2020

13.50

% pa Mar 2020

13.50

% pa Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 1980 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-03-31
Short Term Interest Rate (% pa) monthly Jan 1983 - Mar 2020

7.50

% pa Mar 2020

8.46

% pa Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 1983 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-20
Energy Last Previous Frequency Range
Electricity Production (GWh) monthly Jan 2004 - Jun 2019

142

GWh Jun 2019

128

GWh May 2019

monthly

Jan 2004 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2019-10-30
Tourism Last Previous Frequency Range
Tourism Revenue (USD mn) yearly 1995 - 2018

43

USD mn 2018

35

USD mn 2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2020-02-28
Tourism Revenue Growth (%) yearly 1996 - 2018

22.9

% 2018

16.7

% 2017

yearly

1996 - 2018

Updated on 2020-02-28
Visitor Arrivals (Person) yearly 1995 - 2018

871,000

Person 2018

837,000

Person 2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2020-02-28
Visitor Arrivals Growth (%) yearly 1996 - 2018

4.1

% 2018

-1.4

% 2017

yearly

1996 - 2018

Updated on 2020-02-28
Financial Market Last Previous Frequency Range
Equity Market Index (11Nov1996=100) monthly Jan 2004 - Apr 2020

28,857.4

11Nov1996=100 Apr 2020

29,176.2

11Nov1996=100 Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-07
Market Capitalization: % of GDP (%) monthly Jan 2004 - Apr 2020

25.1

% Apr 2020

25.4

% Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-07
Transport and Telecommunications Last Previous Frequency Range
Exports: ICT Goods (USD th) yearly 2000 - 2017

712.732

USD th 2017

27,566.198

USD th 2016

yearly

2000 - 2017

Updated on 2020-05-01
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th) yearly 1995 - 2018

657.840

USD th 2018

584.981

USD th 2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-05
Exports: Television (USD th) yearly 1995 - 2018

295.116

USD th 2018

197.925

USD th 2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-05
Imports: ICT Goods (USD th) yearly 2000 - 2017

102,112.327

USD th 2017

55,542.639

USD th 2016

yearly

2000 - 2017

Updated on 2020-05-01
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th) yearly 1995 - 2018

62,292.441

USD th 2018

72,956.047

USD th 2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-05
Imports: Television (USD th) yearly 1995 - 2018

4,948.016

USD th 2018

5,102.983

USD th 2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-05
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line (Unit) yearly 1960 - 2018

14,992.000

Unit 2018

17,337.000

Unit 2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2019-09-20
Number of Subscriber Mobile (Person) yearly 1960 - 2018

7,076,906.000

Person 2018

7,772,503.000

Person 2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2020-03-24
Teledensity: Fixed Line (Number) yearly 1960 - 2018

0.083

Number 2018

0.098

Number 2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2020-04-17
Teledensity: Mobile (Number) yearly 1960 - 2018

39.006

Number 2018

43.987

Number 2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2020-05-20
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