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Imports of goods and services in Malawi

Imports of Malawi, 1970-2015

During 1970-2015 imports of Malawi in current prices increased by 2.0 billion US dollars (in 12.8 times) to 2.2 billion US dollars; change occurred by 0.46 billion US dollars by increasing of people by 12.6 million, as well as by 1.5 billion US dollars by increasing of imports per capita by 89.4 US dollars. The average annual growth of imports of Malawi was 0.045 billion US dollars or 5.8%. The average annual growth of imports of Malawi in constant prices was 5.8%. Share in the world dropped by 0.034%. Share in Africa decreased by 0.39%. Minimal imports were in 1970 (0.17 billion US dollars). Maximal imports were in 2009 (2.5 billion US dollars).

During 1970-2015 imports per capita in Malawi rose by 89.4 US dollars (in 3.4 times) to 126.2 US dollars. The average annual growth of imports per capita in current prices was 2.0 US dollars or 2.8%.

Change of imports of Malawi described by linear regression model: y=0.041x-80.6, where y - estimated value of imports of Malawi, x - year. Correlation rate = 0.822. Determination rate = 0.676.

Imports of Malawi, 1970-2009 (increase)

During 1970-2009 imports of Malawi in current prices increased by 2.3 billion US dollars (in 14.6 times) to 2.5 billion US dollars; change occurred by 0.36 billion US dollars by increasing of people by 9.7 million, as well as by 1.9 billion US dollars by increasing of imports per capita by 135.7 US dollars. The average annual growth of imports of Malawi was 0.059 billion US dollars or 7.1%. The average annual growth of imports of Malawi in constant prices was 3.9%. Share in the world declined by 0.028%. Share in Africa fell by 0.26%.

During 1970-2009 imports per capita in Malawi increased by 135.7 US dollars (in 4.7 times) to 172.5 US dollars. The average annual growth of imports per capita in current prices was 3.5 US dollars or 4.0%.

Imports of Malawi, 2009-2015 (decrease)

During 2009-2015 imports of Malawi in current prices declined by 0.30 billion US dollars (by 12.2%) to 2.2 billion US dollars; change occurred by 0.50 billion US dollars by increasing of people by 2.9 million, as well as by -0.80 billion US dollars by decreasing of imports per capita by 46.3 US dollars. The average annual growth of imports of Malawi was -0.050 billion US dollars or -2.1%. The average annual growth of imports of Malawi in constant prices was 19.1%. Share in the world fell by 0.0055%. Share in Africa decreased by 0.12%.

During 2009-2015 imports per capita in Malawi increased by 46.3 US dollars (by 26.8%) to 126.2 US dollars. The average annual growth of imports per capita in current prices was -7.7 US dollars or -5.1%.

Imports of Malawi, 1970

Imports of Malawi in 1970 were 0.17 billion US dollars, ranked 110th in the world and were on par with imports of Guinea (0.17 bln. US dollars), imports of Macao (0.17 bln. US dollars), imports of Nicaragua (0.16 bln. US dollars), imports of Qatar (0.16 bln. US dollars). Share of Malawi in the world imports were 0.044%.

Imports per capita in Malawi in 1970 were worth 36.8 US dollars, ranked 151st in the world and were on par with imports per capita in Togo (38.4 US dollars), imports per capita in Thailand (37.6 US dollars), imports per capita in Benin (36.4 US dollars), imports per capita in Lesotho (36.1 US dollars), imports per capita in Yemen (35.6 US dollars), imports per capita in Equatorial Guinea (34.7 US dollars). Imports per capita in Malawi were less than imports per capita in the World (104.4 US dollars) by 67.6 US dollars.

Comparison of imports in Malawi and the neighbors in 1970. Imports of Malawi were less than imports of Zambia (1.0 billion US dollars), imports of Mozambique (0.7 billion US dollars), imports of Zimbabwe (0.4 billion US dollars), imports of Tanzania (0.4 billion US dollars). Imports per capita in Malawi were greater than imports per capita in Tanzania (26.6 US dollars), but were less than imports per capita in Zambia (239.2 US dollars), imports per capita in Zimbabwe (80.6 US dollars), imports per capita in Mozambique (80.1 US dollars).

Comparison of imports in Malawi and leaders in 1970. Imports of Malawi were less than imports of the United States (55.8 billion US dollars) in 329.1 times, imports of Germany (35.8 billion US dollars) in 211.1 times, imports of the United Kingdom (26.8 billion US dollars) in 158.0 times, imports of Japan (20.1 billion US dollars) in 118.5 times, imports of China (2.6 billion US dollars) in 15.4 times. Imports per capita in Malawi were greater than imports per capita in China (3.2 US dollars) in 11.4 times, but were less than imports per capita in the United Kingdom (481.8 US dollars) in 13.1 times, imports per capita in Germany (456.8 US dollars) in 12.4 times, imports per capita in the United States (266.4 US dollars) in 7.2 times, imports per capita in Japan (193.8 US dollars) in 5.3 times.

Potential imports of Malawi in 1970. With imports per capita at the level of the United Kingdom (481.8 US dollars), imports of Malawi would be 2.2 billion US dollars, it is in 13.1 times more than the actual level. With imports per capita at the level of Zambia (239.2 US dollars), as the best neighbor, imports of Malawi would be 1.1 billion US dollars, it is in 6.5 times more than the actual level. With imports per capita at the level of the World (104.4 US dollars), imports of Malawi would be 0.48 billion US dollars, it is in 2.8 times more than the actual level. With imports per capita at the level of Africa (64.6 US dollars), imports of Malawi would be 0.30 billion US dollars, it is by 75.6% more than the actual level. With imports per capita at the level of Eastern Africa (43.6 US dollars), imports of Malawi would be 0.20 billion US dollars, it is by 18.6% more than the actual level.

Imports of Malawi, 2009

Imports of Malawi in 2009 were equal to 2.5 billion US dollars, ranked 151st in the world and were on par with imports of Niger (2.5 bln. US dollars), imports of Liechtenstein (2.5 bln. US dollars), imports of CuraƧao (2.4 bln. US dollars), imports of Swaziland (2.4 bln. US dollars), imports of Burkina Faso (2.3 bln. US dollars). Share of Malawi in the world imports were 0.016%.

Imports per capita in Malawi in 2009 were equal to 172.5 US dollars, ranked 195th in the world and were on par with imports per capita in Guinea-Bissau (181.2 US dollars), imports per capita in Tanzania (174.7 US dollars), imports per capita in Nepal (166.0 US dollars), imports per capita in Uganda (162.7 US dollars), imports per capita in Niger (161.2 US dollars). Imports per capita in Malawi were less than imports per capita in the World (2 267.6 US dollars) by 2 095.1 US dollars.

Comparison of imports in Malawi and the neighbors in 2009. Imports of Malawi were less than imports of Tanzania (7.5 billion US dollars), imports of Mozambique (4.5 billion US dollars), imports of Zambia (4.3 billion US dollars), imports of Zimbabwe (3.8 billion US dollars). Imports per capita in Malawi were less than imports per capita in Zambia (319.8 US dollars), imports per capita in Zimbabwe (276.0 US dollars), imports per capita in Mozambique (190.3 US dollars), imports per capita in Tanzania (174.7 US dollars).

Comparison of imports in Malawi and leaders in 2009. Imports of Malawi were less than imports of the United States (1 983.2 billion US dollars) in 802.0 times, imports of Germany (1 123.2 billion US dollars) in 454.2 times, imports of China (1 029.5 billion US dollars) in 416.3 times, imports of the United Kingdom (674.4 billion US dollars) in 272.7 times, imports of Japan (626.2 billion US dollars) in 253.2 times. Imports per capita in Malawi were less than imports per capita in Germany (13 949.3 US dollars) in 80.9 times, imports per capita in the United Kingdom (10 839.5 US dollars) in 62.8 times, imports per capita in the United States (6 455.0 US dollars) in 37.4 times, imports per capita in Japan (4 917.5 US dollars) in 28.5 times, imports per capita in China (771.9 US dollars) in 4.5 times.

Potential imports of Malawi in 2009. With imports per capita at the level of Germany (13 949.3 US dollars), imports of Malawi would be 200.0 billion US dollars, it is in 80.9 times more than the actual level. With imports per capita at the level of the World (2 267.6 US dollars), imports of Malawi would be 32.5 billion US dollars, it is in 13.1 times more than the actual level. With imports per capita at the level of Africa (535.0 US dollars), imports of Malawi would be 7.7 billion US dollars, it is in 3.1 times more than the actual level. With imports per capita at the level of Zambia (319.8 US dollars), as the best neighbor, imports of Malawi would be 4.6 billion US dollars, it is by 85.4% more than the actual level. With imports per capita at the level of Eastern Africa (197.7 US dollars), imports of Malawi would be 2.8 billion US dollars, it is by 14.6% more than the actual level.

Imports of Malawi, 2015

Imports of Malawi in 2015 were worth 2.2 billion US dollars, ranked 160th in the world and were on par with imports of Cayman Islands (2.3 bln. US dollars), imports of San Marino (2.3 bln. US dollars), imports of Lesotho (2.1 bln. US dollars), imports of Aruba (2.1 bln. US dollars), imports of Suriname (2.1 bln. US dollars), imports of Barbados (2.0 bln. US dollars), imports of Swaziland (2.0 bln. US dollars). Share of Malawi in the world imports were 0.010%.

Imports per capita in Malawi in 2015 were worth 126.2 US dollars, ranked 207th in the world. Imports per capita in Malawi were less than imports per capita in the World (2 835.0 US dollars) by 2 708.8 US dollars.

Comparison of imports in Malawi and the neighbors in 2015. Imports of Malawi were less than imports of Tanzania (12.0 billion US dollars), imports of Mozambique (10.1 billion US dollars), imports of Zambia (8.6 billion US dollars), imports of Zimbabwe (6.8 billion US dollars). Imports per capita in Malawi were less than imports per capita in Zambia (530.0 US dollars), imports per capita in Zimbabwe (433.9 US dollars), imports per capita in Mozambique (359.8 US dollars), imports per capita in Tanzania (231.0 US dollars).

Comparison of imports in Malawi and leaders in 2015. Imports of Malawi were less than imports of the United States (2 786.3 billion US dollars) in 1 282.8 times, imports of China (1 981.5 billion US dollars) in 912.2 times, imports of Germany (1 319.0 billion US dollars) in 607.2 times, imports of the United Kingdom (836.4 billion US dollars) in 385.0 times, imports of Japan (787.2 billion US dollars) in 362.4 times. Imports per capita in Malawi were less than imports per capita in Germany (16 346.2 US dollars) in 129.5 times, imports per capita in the United Kingdom (12 923.6 US dollars) in 102.4 times, imports per capita in the United States (8 659.2 US dollars) in 68.6 times, imports per capita in Japan (6 219.0 US dollars) in 49.3 times, imports per capita in China (1 440.0 US dollars) in 11.4 times.

Potential imports of Malawi in 2015. With imports per capita at the level of Germany (16 346.2 US dollars), imports of Malawi would be 281.3 billion US dollars, it is in 129.5 times more than the actual level. With imports per capita at the level of the World (2 835.0 US dollars), imports of Malawi would be 48.8 billion US dollars, it is in 22.5 times more than the actual level. With imports per capita at the level of Africa (553.3 US dollars), imports of Malawi would be 9.5 billion US dollars, it is in 4.4 times more than the actual level. With imports per capita at the level of Zambia (530.0 US dollars), as the best neighbor, imports of Malawi would be 9.1 billion US dollars, it is in 4.2 times more than the actual level. With imports per capita at the level of Eastern Africa (269.4 US dollars), imports of Malawi would be 4.6 billion US dollars, it is in 2.1 times more than the actual level.

Size of imports in Malawi

Imports of goods and services in Malawi, bln. US dollars
Prices197019801990200020102015
current prices0.170.720.950.562.42.2
constant prices19700.170.260.230.260.692.2
20050.330.520.440.521.44.3
Picture. Malawi: imports

imports in Malawi and its neighbors, bln. $
Country197019801990200020102015
Tanzania0.361.31.52.09.112.0
Mozambique0.741.21.42.04.710.1
Zambia1.02.72.11.16.38.6
Zimbabwe0.421.82.02.76.06.8
Malawi0.170.720.950.562.42.2

imports in Malawi and leaders, bln. $
Country197019801990200020102015
United States55.8293.8629.71 472.62 365.02 786.3
China2.622.244.6250.71 380.11 981.5
Germany35.8220.8408.0595.91 266.11 319.0
United Kingdom26.8134.8266.3439.2752.4836.4
Japan20.1160.0298.2449.4773.9787.2
Malawi0.170.720.950.562.42.2

Growth of imports in Malawi

Picture. Malawi: imports, growth Picture. Malawi: imports, growth

imports per capita in Malawi

Picture. Malawi: imports per capita Picture. Malawi: imports per capita

imports per capita in Malawi and its neighbors, $
Country197019801990200020102015
Zambia239.2452.7257.4108.3449.5530.0
Zimbabwe80.6244.6191.1216.9428.6433.9
Mozambique80.196.7102.2108.8193.2359.8
Tanzania26.671.758.761.1204.2231.0
Malawi36.8116.4100.649.6162.1126.2

imports per capita in Malawi and leaders, $
Country197019801990200020102015
Germany456.82 824.95 167.17 276.415 741.116 346.2
United Kingdom481.82 398.54 663.67 461.711 996.312 923.6
United States266.41 279.72 490.45 205.57 632.08 659.2
Japan193.81 380.62 439.33 574.96 078.16 219.0
China3.222.738.6197.51 029.21 440.0
Malawi36.8116.4100.649.6162.1126.2

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