Malawi is the 152nd largest export economy in the world. In 2016, Malawi exported $932M and imported $1.13B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $195M. In 2016 the GDP of Malawi was $5.43B and its GDP per capita was $1.17k.
The top exports of Malawi are Raw Tobacco ($550M), Gold ($82.5M), Raw Sugar ($75.4M), Tea ($74.1M) and Dried Legumes ($49M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Packaged Medicaments ($97.2M), Wheat ($35.5M), Human or Animal Blood ($34.9M), Postage Stamps ($28.6M) and Delivery Trucks ($23.4M).
The top export destinations of Malawi are Belgium-Luxembourg ($125M), Germany ($120M), the United Arab Emirates ($88.9M), the United States ($74.4M) and Russia ($65.2M). The top import origins are South Africa ($363M), China ($228M), India ($173M), Malaysia ($31.6M) and Tanzania ($30.7M).