Malawi Trade Balance 1960-2020

NOTE: All 2020 and later data are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
External balance on goods and services (formerly resource balance) equals exports of goods and services minus imports of goods and services (previously nonfactor services). Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Malawi trade balance for 2017 was $-0.44B, a 32.13% decline from 2016.
  • Malawi trade balance for 2016 was $-0.65B, a 54.7% increase from 2015.
  • Malawi trade balance for 2015 was $-0.42B, a 17.38% increase from 2014.
  • Malawi trade balance for 2014 was $-0.36B, a 6.6% decline from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Billions of US $
Guinea-Bissau $-0.07B
Comoros $-0.18B
Gambia $-0.25B
Malawi $-0.44B
Madagascar $-0.47B
Central African Republic $-0.47B
Togo $-0.51B
Chad $-0.58B
Burundi $-0.62B
Burkina Faso $-0.72B
Sierra Leone $-0.82B
Benin $-0.90B
Tanzania $-1.04B
Guinea $-1.23B
Niger $-1.33B
Rwanda $-1.33B
Congo, Dem. Rep. $-1.44B
Tajikistan $-1.80B
Uganda $-1.85B
Mali $-2.09B
Zimbabwe $-2.36B
Liberia $-2.45B
Senegal $-2.91B
Mozambique $-2.98B
Haiti $-3.17B
Somalia $-3.63B
Afghanistan $-7.96B
Nepal $-8.41B
Ethiopia $-12.96B
Malawi Trade Balance - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2017 $-0.44B -7.00%
2016 $-0.65B -11.97%
2015 $-0.42B -6.60%
2014 $-0.36B -5.92%
2013 $-0.38B -6.95%
2012 $-0.93B -15.47%
2011 $-0.58B -7.23%
2010 $-0.84B -12.07%
2009 $-0.72B -11.63%
2008 $-0.89B -16.65%
2007 $-0.44B -9.82%
2006 $-0.76B -19.09%
2005 $-0.78B -21.21%
2004 $-0.48B -13.77%
2003 $-0.34B -10.50%
2002 $-0.36B -10.18%
2001 $-0.19B -11.14%
2000 $-0.17B -9.73%
1999 $-0.27B -15.27%
1998 $-0.09B -5.33%
1997 $-0.33B -12.23%
1996 $-0.21B -9.05%
1995 $-0.25B -17.72%
1994 $-0.38B -32.11%
1993 $-0.33B -16.09%
1992 $-0.35B -19.25%
1991 $-0.13B -6.04%
1990 $-0.18B -9.64%
1989 $-0.25B -15.74%
1988 $-0.13B -9.22%
1987 $-0.03B -2.36%
1986 $-0.03B -2.14%
1985 $-0.06B -5.71%
1984 $0.02B 1.94%
1983 $-0.09B -7.57%
1982 $-0.07B -6.35%
1981 $-0.07B -5.83%
1980 $-0.17B -13.96%
1979 $-0.19B -17.64%
1978 $-0.17B -17.92%
1977 $-0.04B -4.63%
1976 $-0.06B -8.43%
1975 $-0.10B -16.76%
1974 $-0.06B -10.94%
1973 $-0.04B -9.95%
1972 $-0.06B -14.65%
1971 $-0.04B -12.02%
1970 $-0.04B -14.91%
1969 $-0.04B -16.12%
1968 $-0.04B -15.32%
1967 $-0.03B -10.85%
1966 $-0.04B -15.81%
1965 $-0.03B -13.79%
1964 $-0.02B -8.77%
1963 $-0.03B -15.63%
1962 $-0.02B -13.61%
1961 $-0.03B -15.56%
1960 $-0.03B -16.32%