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Malawi

Preview 2018
Projected Real GDP Growth (% Change) : 5
GDP (current, USD Bn) : 7.10
Projected Consumer Prices (% Change) : 8.4
Country Population : 20.9 million
Market Capitalization : 1 billion$
Number of Listed Companies : 14
Sociétés Cotées à Malawi Stock Exchange
Economic performance and outlook

Real GDP grew an estimated 5.0% in 2019, up from 4.0% in 2018, despite the effects of cyclone Idai. Growth was supported by continued macroeconomic stability and improved agricultural performance (maize output increased 25.7% in 2018/19).

(Download detailed Analysis Source : Report African Economic Outlook 2020 ; AfDB)

Financial markets

At the end of 2019, the banking sector represented a total asset of $ 1.9 billion.
Credit distributed to private sector represents $0.62 billion.

At the end of 2017, The Malawi Stock Exchange accounted 14 listed companies, representing a market capitalization of $ 1.37 billion.