Markets Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
Currency 779.49 779 782 785 788 793

Overview Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 5.00 3 3 3 6 6
Unemployment Rate (%) 6.00 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.2 6.2
Inflation Rate (%) 8.30 7.6 7.8 8 7.6 8.1
Interest Rate (%) 12.00 12 11 11 11 11
Balance of Trade (MWK Million) -100359.60 -94149 -94258 -94350 -94350 -94354
Current Account to GDP (%) -11.10 -16 -16 -16 -16 -12
Government Debt to GDP (%) 62.00 73 73 73 73 72
Government Budget (% of GDP) -4.00 -6.3 -6.3 -6.3 -6.3 -4.7
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 30.00 30 30 30 30 30
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 30.00 30 30 30 30 30

GDP Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 5.00 3 3 3 6 6
GDP (USD Billion) 7.67 6 6 6 6 7.5
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (MWK Million) 201909.40 207967 207967 208739 207967 220445
GDP per capita (USD) 523.60 532 532 532 532 550
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 1059.70 1050 1050 1050 1050 1140
GDP Constant Prices (MWK Million) 7084378.60 7296910 7296910 1642320 7296910 7734725

Labour Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
Unemployment Rate (%) 6.00 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.2 6.2
Population (Million) 18.60 19.64 19.64 19.55 19.55 20.02

Prices Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
Inflation Rate (%) 8.30 7.6 7.8 8 7.6 8.1
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 138.53 128 133 142 149 154
Food Inflation (%) 10.30 8.6 8.3 8 8 8
CPI Transportation (points) 127.92 125 131 136 138 147

Money Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
Interest Rate (%) 12.00 12 11 11 11 11

Trade Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
Balance of Trade (MWK Million) -100359.60 -94149 -94258 -94350 -94350 -94354
Current Account to GDP (%) -11.10 -16 -16 -16 -16 -12

Government Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
Government Debt to GDP (%) 62.00 73 73 73 73 72
Government Budget (% of GDP) -4.00 -6.3 -6.3 -6.3 -6.3 -4.7
Government Spending (MWK Million) 147297.00 151716 151716 152279 151716 160819
Fiscal Expenditure (MWK Billion) 231.90 165 165 185 185 200
Military Expenditure (USD Million) 62.80 55 55 60 60 60
Government Revenues (MWK Billion) 149.70 115 115 138 138 145
Government Budget Value (MWK Billion) -6.50 -64 -64 -54 -54 -60

Taxes Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 30.00 30 30 30 30 30
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 30.00 30 30 30 30 30
Sales Tax Rate (%) 16.50 16.5 16.5 16.5 16.5 16.5


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