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Malawi: Real interest rate: Bank lending rate minus inflation: For that indicator, The International Monetary Fund provides data for Malawi from 1980 to 2016. The average value for Malawi during that period was 8.76 percent with a minumum of -29.22 percent in 2002 and a maximum of 34.95 percent in 2003. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Definition: Real interest rate is the lending interest rate adjusted for inflation as measured by the GDP deflator. The terms and conditions attached to lending rates differ by country, however, limiting their comparability.