Malawi: Trade freedom index (0-100): For that indicator, The Heritage Foundation provides data for Malawi from 1995 to 2017. The average value for Malawi during that period was 65 points with a minumum of 38 points in 1999 and a maximum of 73 points in 2014. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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).