Malawi

-0.61

Econ Complexity 97th of 184
1980
2015

$1.27B

Exports 143rd of 221
1980
2015

$2.29B

Imports 154th of 221
1980
2015

$1.18k

GDP Per Capita 177th of 184
1990
2015

Malawi is the 143rd largest export economy in the world and the 97th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). 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.

Economic Complexity of Malawi

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