Major Economic Indicators

Trade and Economy

Selected Share of GDP by Sector (2017) 

Sector

2014

2015

2016

2017projection

2018projection

Agriculture, Fisheries and Fishing

29.9

28.6

27.9

28.1

27.7

Mining and Quarrying

0.9

0.9

0.9

0.9

0.8

Manufacturing

9.5

9.6

9.4

9.3

9.4

Construction

2.8

2.8

2.8

2.8

2.8

Wholesale and Retail Trade

15.8

16

15.9

16

15.8

Transportation and storage

2.6

2.7

2.7

2.7

2.8

Information and Communication

4.1

4.3

4.4

4.3

4.3

Financial and Insurance Services

5.0

5.2

5.21

5.5

5.4

Real Estate activities

7.8

7.7

7.7

7.5

7.3

 Sectoral Growth Rates 2017

Sector

2014

2015

2016

2017p

2018p

Agriculture, Fisheries and Fishing

6.3

-1

-0.2

6.8

3.4

Mining and Quarrying

-4.6

1.1

0.4

1.6

2.3

Manufacturing

6.3

3.8

1.4

4.9

6.0

Construction

4.8

3.5

3.4

5.1

5.9

Wholesale and Retail Trade

6.3

4.9

2.0

6.6

3.8

Transportation and storage

4.8

4.3

4.7

6.3

5.9

Information and Communication

12.2

8.6

4.8

4.3

3.5

Financial and Insurance Services

5.5

5.6

5.5

7.3

8.1

Real Estate activities

3.7

1.9

3.1

2.8

2.7

 

YEAR

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017p

2018p

GDP Growth (%)

2.1

6.3

6.2

3.3

2.7

6.1

5.0

 

 

 

 2017-headline-inflation

 

 Import Cover for Malawi-2017 Monthly Trends

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  Interest Rates Components

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Investment Incentives

Government of Malawi annually makes amendments to tax during the presentation of Fiscal Budget. Such amendments provides a number of incentives with the aim of attracting investors in various sectors of the economy.

More information can be obtained from Malawi Revenue Authority Website: www.mra.mw and Malawi Investment and Trade Centre website: www.mitc.mw