Exports 143rd of 221


Imports 154th of 221


GDP Per Capita 177th of 184

Malawi is the 143rd largest export economy in the world. In 2015, Malawi exported $1.27B and imported $2.29B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $1.02B. In 2015 the GDP of Malawi was $6.4B and its GDP per capita was $1.18k.

The top exports of Malawi are Raw Tobacco ($702M), Dried Legumes ($111M), Raw Sugar ($85.4M), Tea ($73M) and Raw Cotton ($25.6M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($215M), Packaged Medicaments ($148M), Nitrogenous Fertilizers ($110M), Mixed Mineral or Chemical Fertilizers ($88.5M) and Wheat ($64.9M).

The top export destinations of Malawi are Belgium-Luxembourg ($159M), Germany ($147M), India ($101M), South Africa ($75.2M) and the United States ($72.3M). The top import origins are South Africa ($449M), China ($309M), India ($238M), the United Arab Emirates ($236M) and Zambia ($119M).

Malawi borders Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia.

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