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Malawi

Malawi (; lit. 'flames' in Chichewa and Chitumbuka), officially the Republic of Malawi and formerly known as Nyasaland, is a landlocked country in Southeastern Africa. It is bordered by Zambia to the west, Tanzania to the north and northeast, and Mozambique to the east, south and southwest. Malawi spans over 118,484 km2 (45,747 sq mi) and has an estimated population of 19,431,566 (as of January 2021). Malawi's capital and largest city is Lilongwe. Its second-largest is Blantyre, its third-largest is Mzuzu and its fourth-largest is its former capital, Zomba. It was the first capital city of Malawi before being changed to Lilongwe. The part of Africa now known as Malawi was settled around the 10th century by migrating Bantu groups. Centuries later, in 1891, the area was colonised by the British as the British Central African Protectorate, and it was renamed as Nyasaland in 1907. In 1953, it became a protectorate within the semi-independent Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland. The Federation was dissolved in 1963. In 1964, the protectorate was ended: Nyasaland became an independent country as a Commonwealth realm under Prime Minister Hastings Banda, and was renamed Malawi. Two years later, Banda became presi... [More]
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  • Time : 15 Sep
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  • Yesterday : 1,756
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  • Open : 4.2
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Malawi Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
ZAR/MWK Ask 95.9253 95.9158 95.8009 96 0.03 0.03% 2024/07/23 Time 8:20
GBP/MWK Ask 2246.388 2248.737 2246.388 2248.737 2.35 0.10% 2024/07/23 Time 5:39
USD/MWK Ask 1737.557 1756 1737.557 1756 18.44 1.06% 2024/07/23 Time 4:48
EUR/MWK Ask 1892.2 - 1891.3 1892.2 0.00 0.00% 2024/07/22 Time 15:45
MWK/ZAR Ask 0.0152 - 0.0152 0.0152 0.00 0.00% 2022/06/01 Time 16:05
MWK/GBP Ask 0.0008 - 0.0008 0.0008 0.00 0.00% 2022/05/27 Time 16:04

Malawi Indices

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
49.15 - 49.15 49.15 0.00 0.00% 2022/04/26 Time 12:06

Malawi Stocks

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
NBS Bank 100.1 - 100.1 100.1 0.00 0.00% 2024/07/10 Time 13:18
NICO Holdings Ltd 199.31 - 199.31 199.31 0.00 0.00% 2024/07/06 Time 19:34
Malawi Property Invest 15.02 - 15.02 15.02 0.00 0.00% 2024/07/06 Time 19:34
National Bank Of Malawi 2700.03 - 2700.03 2700.03 0.00 0.00% 2024/07/06 Time 19:34
Illovo Sugar (Malawi) 1355.11 - 1355.11 1355.11 0.00 0.00% 2024/07/06 Time 19:34
National Investment Trust 411.41 - 411.41 411.41 0.00 0.00% 2024/07/05 Time 21:12

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Metric
Balance of Trade
-318400 -368001 -333702 4926
CPI Housing Utilities
163 100 162 163
CPI Transportation
168 100 168 168
Capital Flows
-28.49 -584 500 864
Changes in Inventories
7910 -65676 7517 40314
Competitiveness Index
43.7 19 Dec 42.44 Points
Competitiveness Rank
128 19 Dec 129
Consumer Price Index CPI
181 42.55 178 181
Consumer Spending
1398900 728794 1329280 1398900
Coronavirus Vaccination Rate
39.77 0.03 37.5 39.77
Coronavirus Vaccination Total
8114454 5417 7651179 8114454
Corporate Tax Rate
30 30 30 30
Corruption Index
34 27 34 41
Corruption Rank
115 43 110 129
Credit Rating
15
Currency
1735 137 1736 1756
Current Account
-351 -1783 -1783 -4.38
Current Account to GDP
-16.5 -25.1 -16.8 -0.25
Ease of Doing Business
109 19 Dec 111
Exports
54200 618 70428 192768
External Debt
5887049 981 3310069 5887049
Fiscal Expenditure
281 23 Apr 232 MWK Billion
Food Inflation
40.7 2 39.9 113
Foreign Direct Investment
189 -8.89 130 813
Foreign Exchange Reserves
1039 19.3 934 1415
GDP
14.08 1.65 13.13 14.08
GDP Annual Growth Rate
1.5 -10 1.2 16.7
GDP Constant Prices
7685453 636430 7593420 7685453
GDP From Agriculture
1721106 241651 1705940 1721106
GDP From Construction
258119 18640 245532 258119
GDP From Manufacturing
913551 41021 919760 919760
GDP From Mining
55027 1691 52449 55027
GDP From Public Administration
256894 15400 242944 256894
GDP From Services
925086 81566 938400 938400
GDP From Transport
335390 14697 331890 337199
GDP From Utilities
211315 11830 211867 215801
GDP per capita
549 259 554 573
GDP per capita PPP
1683 1015 1701 1760
Gold Reserves
0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Government Budget
-2.8 -7.9 -6.8 0.1
Government Budget Value
-95.2 23 Apr -4.9 MWK Billion
Government Debt to GDP
81.3 15.3 68.7 120
Government Revenues
186 23 Apr 227 MWK Billion
Government Spending
147297 19 Dec 139966 MWK Million
Gross Fixed Capital Formation
201909 58389 191861 254394
IP Addresses
15425 17 Mar 15502 IP
Imports
372600 1056 404130 447762
Inflation Rate
33.3 6.3 32.7 37.9
Interest Rate
26 12 26 75.53
Internet Speed
1309 17 Mar 1448 KBps
Military Expenditure
75.8 22 Dec 92.6 USD Million
Money Supply M1
1460900 56.4 1321051 1460900
Money Supply M2
4184 90.7 4023 1351279
Personal Income Tax Rate
35 30 40 40
Population
19.9 3.62 19.4 19.9
Private Sector Credit
1263 79.2 1269 1269
Terrorism Index
0 0 0 0
Unemployment Rate
5 4.6 5.1 5.8
Indicator Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Metric
Consumer Price Index CPI 181 176.71 178.6 198.2 217.78 181
Currency 1735 1848 1977 2115 2262 1756
Current Account to GDP -16.5 -8.3 -9 -7.3 -0.25
Fiscal Expenditure 281 220 240 240 240 MWK Billion
Food Inflation 40.7 35 30 25 20 113
GDP 14.08 13.58 14.23 14.94 USD Billion 14.08
GDP Annual Growth Rate 1.5 3.2 16.7
GDP Constant Prices 7685453 7931388 7685453
GDP per capita 549 571.93 599.39 629.36 USD 573
GDP per capita PPP 1683 1514 1586 1666 USD 1760
Government Budget -2.8 -7.6 -7.3 -7 0.1
Government Budget Value -95.2 -90 -100 -100 -100 MWK Billion
Government Debt to GDP 81.3 66 65 65 120
Government Revenues 186 130 140 140 140 MWK Billion
Government Spending 147297 150832 MWK Million
Inflation Rate 33.3 31 27 17.5 20 37.9
Interest Rate 26 26 24 22 22 75.53
Population 19.9 20.6 21 21 Million 19.9
Private Sector Credit 1263 1245 1350 1400 1280 1269
Unemployment Rate 5 5.4 5.8
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