Malawi: Current account, in dollars

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 Malawi

Current account balance, billion USD

 Latest value -1.54
 Year 2021
 Measure billion U.S. dollars
 Data availability 1977 - 2021
 Average -0.48
 Min - Max -1.68 - 0.00
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Malawi from 1977 to 2021. The average value for Malawi during that period was -0.48 billion U.S. dollars with a minimum of -1.68 billion U.S. dollars in 2018 and a maximum of -0 billion U.S. dollars in 1998. The latest value from 2021 is -1.54 billion U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 167 countries is 4.40 billion U.S. dollars. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Malawi - Current account, in dollars - Recent values chart

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Malawi - Current account, in dollars - historical chart - 1977-2021




Definition: Current account balance is the sum of net exports of goods and services, net primary income, and net secondary income. Data are in current U.S. dollars.


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 Terms of trade 90.44 2021 percent
 Financial openness -1.242 2021 index points
 Foreign Direct Investment, percent of GDP 1.85 2022 percent
 Foreign Direct Investment, billion dollars 0.19 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Portfolio investment inflows, equities -0.05 2021 million dollars (current)
 Current account, percent of GDP -2.80 2022 percent
 Current account, in dollars -1.54 2021 billion U.S. dollars
 Trade balance, in dollars -2.04 2021 billion U.S. dollars
 Reserves 0.59 2020 billion U.S. dollars
 Remittances, percent of GDP 1.97 2022 percent
 Remittances 259.00 2022 million U.S. dollars
 Net errors and omissions 681.83 2021 million USD
 External debt 25.83 2022 percent
 Short-term external debt 2.72 2022 percent
 Short-term debt to reserves 30.01 2020 percent
 Foreign exchange reserves 397.40 9/2020 billion
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