Malawi Trade Summary

2008 Data

Malawi exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Malawi

Overall Exports and Imports

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Exports (in US$ Mil): 879
No. Of products: 1,102
No. Of partners: 118
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 2,204
No. Of products: 3,339
No. Of partners: 120

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Tobacco, not stemmed ...428,233.47
Tobacco, partly or w ...161,722.59
Raw cane sugar, in s ...50,729.96
Black tea (fermented ...36,832.90
Cotton, not carded o ...21,843.48
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...201,981.44
Wheeled tractors nes173,130.09
Urea142,022.48
Mineral or chemical ...118,123.84
New stamps; stamp-im ...83,952.69

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Belgium115 13.05
South Africa89 10.09
United Kingdom78 8.92
Netherlands52 5.90
United States50 5.72
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
South Africa585 26.56
Mozambique447 20.29
Tanzania129 5.84
Switzerland117 5.30
United Arab Emirates111 5.04

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials664 75.53 172 7.80 2.76
Intermediate goods108 12.27 747 33.90 3.54
Consumer goods93 10.60 766 34.77 9.90
Capital goods14 1.59 519 23.54 4.28

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.05
Index of export market penetration: 1.59
World Growth: 7.47
Country Growth: -7.14

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 6
Maximum Rate (%): 25
Simple Average (%): 12.09
Weighted Average (%): 5.96
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 1,048,170.85
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 24.80

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 5,321
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 360.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -16.65
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -886.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 4.94
Trade (% of GDP): 61.97