Malawi | Economic Forecasts | 2016-2020 Outlook

MARKETS Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Currency 718.00 724 731 738 753 860 [+]
GDP Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.90 3.7 3.9 4 4.5 4.75 percent [+]
GDP 6.40 6.36 6.57 6.78 7 6.65 USD Billion [+]
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 147557.23 171431 167158 162884 158611 285961 MWK Million [+]
GDP per capita 493.66 506 506 506 506 536 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 2285.31 2332 2362 2392 2421 2961 USD [+]
GDP Constant Prices 1094492.00 1100000 1110000 1110000 1110000 971000 MWK Million [+]
LABOUR Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Unemployment Rate 6.60 6.47 6.44 6.41 6.38 3.78 percent [+]
Population 17.22 17.36 17.49 17.62 17.75 19.77 Million [+]
PRICES Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Inflation Rate 16.10 22.8 21 20.3 18.9 17.7 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 277.05 275 270 265 261 243 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 21.10 18.79 25.4 25.9 18.05 25.1 percent [+]
Cpi Transportation 208.51 209 210 210 211 211 Index Points [+]
MONEY Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Interest Rate 22.00 24 24 23 23 18 percent [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 11.60 10.07 11.01 11.96 12.9 12.64 percent [+]
TRADE Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Balance of Trade -53950.00 -45377 -45170 -45070 -45021 -44976 MWK Million [+]
Exports 38179.00 48538 46839 51473 52269 50508 MWK Million [+]
Imports 92129.00 94582 94583 94583 94583 94583 MWK Million [+]
Current Account -1425.70 -1314 -1346 -1378 -1410 -2050 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -17.80 -12.16 -13.82 -15.47 -17.12 -14.55 percent [+]
Capital Flows 1068.23 1011 1039 1067 1095 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 812.59 285 285 380 348 522 USD Million [+]
GOVERNMENT Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Government Debt to GDP 29.40 20.3 20.3 35.95 34.78 49.9 percent [+]
Government Budget -4.90 -4.21 -4.54 -4.87 -5.2 -5.11 percent of GDP [+]
Government Spending 107645.96 103761 103439 103117 102794 101955 MWK Million [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 77626.50 46605 48704 50802 52901 45388 MWK Million [+]
Military Expenditure 41.20 46.35 43.91 41.47 41.44 41.39 USD Million [+]
Government Revenues 80704.00 43281 46196 49111 52027 52088 MWK Million [+]
Government Budget Value 3077.50 11342 10586 9830 9074 9168 MWK Million [+]
BUSINESS Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Industrial Production -10.50 -7.47 -7.47 -17.27 -17.27 -17.27 percent [+]
Ease of Doing Business 133.00 145 144 143 143 149 [+]
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 31 31 30 29 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 120.00 111 109 108 107 94.81 [+]
CONSUMER Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Private Sector Credit 410750.00 325108 329193 335202 339868 339716 MWK Million [+]
TAXES Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 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. 3/30/2017