Malawi: Trade freedom

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 Malawi

Trade freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 66
 Year 2023
 Measure points
 Data availability 1995 - 2023
 Average 66
 Min - Max 38 - 75
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Malawi from 1995 to 2023. The average value for Malawi during that period was 66 points with a minimum of 38 points in 1999 and a maximum of 75 points in 2019. The latest value from 2023 is 66 points. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 175 countries is 70 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Malawi - Trade freedom - recent values

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Malawi - Trade freedom - historical chart - 1995-2023




The Trade Freedom index for Malawi measures the absence of tariffs and other barriers that affect the international trade of goods and services.
Definition: The Trade freedom index is based on two indicators: the trade-weighted average tariff rate and non-tariff barriers (including quantity, price, regulatory, customs and investment restrictions, and direct government intervention).


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 Property rights 48 2023 points
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 Fiscal freedom 12 2023 points
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 Labor freedom 57 2023 points
 Monetary freedom 70.80 2023 points
 Trade freedom 66 2023 points
 Investment freedom 50 2023 points
 Financial freedom 50 2023 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 53 2023 index points
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