Malawi | Economic Forecasts | 2016-2020 Outlook

MARKETS Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Currency 716.29 720 727 734 741 855 [+]
GDP Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.90 3.5 3.7 3.9 4 4.75 percent [+]
GDP 6.57 7 6.91 6.82 6.73 6.65 USD Billion [+]
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 147557.23 158611 162403 166195 169987 285961 MWK Million [+]
GDP per capita 494.41 506 507 509 510 536 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 2285.31 2421 2453 2484 2515 2961 USD [+]
GDP Constant Prices 1094492.00 1100000 1110000 1110000 1110000 971000 MWK Million [+]
LABOUR Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Unemployment Rate 6.60 6.38 6.09 5.8 5.5 3.78 percent [+]
Population 17.22 17.75 17.88 18.01 18.15 19.77 Million [+]
PRICES Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Inflation Rate 20.10 21.3 22.8 21 20.3 17.7 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 238.40 252 246 228 235 238 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 25.40 29 23.27 25.4 25.9 25.1 percent [+]
Cpi Transportation 203.80 205 205 205 206 206 Index Points [+]
MONEY Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Interest Rate 24.00 24 24 24 23 18 percent [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 13.17 8.89 9.04 9.18 9.33 10.81 percent [+]
TRADE Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Balance of Trade -53950.00 -45805 -45377 -45170 -45070 -44976 MWK Million [+]
Exports 38179.00 57707 48538 46839 51473 50508 MWK Million [+]
Imports 92129.00 94580 94582 94583 94583 94583 MWK Million [+]
Current Account -1425.70 -1410 -1445 -1479 -1514 -2050 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -17.80 -17.12 -17.25 -17.38 -17.51 -14.55 percent [+]
Capital Flows 1068.23 1095 1093 1091 1089 1089 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 0.40 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 812.59 285 285 285 613 522 USD Million [+]
GOVERNMENT Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Government Debt to GDP 29.40 21.96 20.3 20.3 38.01 49.9 percent [+]
Government Budget -4.90 -5.2 -5.17 -5.14 -5.11 -5.11 percent of GDP [+]
Government Spending 107645.96 102794 104233 105672 107111 101955 MWK Million [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 77626.50 52901 51457 50013 48569 45388 MWK Million [+]
Military Expenditure 41.20 46.35 43.91 41.47 41.44 41.39 USD Million [+]
Government Budget Value 3077.50 11342 10586 9830 9074 9168 MWK Million [+]
Government Revenues 80704.00 43281 46196 49111 52027 52088 MWK Million [+]
BUSINESS Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Industrial Production -10.50 -5.4 -7.47 -7.47 -17.27 -17.27 percent [+]
Ease of Doing Business 133.00 146 144 143 143 149 [+]
Car Registrations 2386.00 2253 2253 2253 2253 2253 Cars [+]
Competitiveness Index 3.08 3.13 3.13 3.13 3.13 3.04 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 134.00 132 132 132 132 129 [+]
Corruption Index 31.00 31.1 31.25 31.4 31.54 32.75 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 112.00 107 106 105 104 94.81 [+]
CONSUMER Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Private Sector Credit 410750.00 328061 325108 329193 335202 339716 MWK Million [+]
TAXES Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Corporate Tax Rate 30.00 30 30 30 30 30 percent [+]
Personal Income Tax Rate 30.00 30 30 30 30 30 percent [+]
Sales Tax Rate 16.50 16.5 16.5 16.5 16.5 16.5 percent [+]





Economic Forecasts for Malawi including a long-term outlook for the next decades, plus medium-term expectations for the next four quarters and short-term market predictions for the next release affecting the Malawi economy. 12/2/2016