Markets Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Currency 803.92 810 815 820 825 835

Overview Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 0.90 3.8 3.8 4 4 4
Unemployment Rate (%) 6.00 6 6 5.8 5.8 5.8
Inflation Rate (%) 8.70 8.3 8 7.8 7.6 7
Interest Rate (%) 12.00 12 12 12 11 11
Balance of Trade (MWK Million) -87675.70 -94149 -94350 -94350 -94350 -94354
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) -12.10 -14 -14 -11.5 -11.5 -11.5
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 50.70 51 51 50.6 50.6 50.6
Government Budget (% of GDP) -5.70 -6.3 -6.3 -7 -7 -7
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 30.00 30 30 30 30 30
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 30.00 30 30 30 30 30

GDP Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 0.90 3.8 3.8 4 4 4
GDP (USD Billion) 11.96 12.8 12.8 13.6 13.6 13.6
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (MWK Million) 201909.40 209582 209582 209986 209986 217965
GDP per capita (USD) 526.93 532 532 532 532 550
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 1486.78 1050 1050 1050 1050 1140
GDP Constant Prices (MWK Million) 7084378.60 7353585 7353585 7367754 7367754 7647728

Labour Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Unemployment Rate (%) 6.00 6 6 5.8 5.8 5.8
Population (Million) 19.13 19.64 19.55 19.55 19.55 20.02

Prices Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Inflation Rate (%) 8.70 8.3 8 7.8 7.6 7
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 130.28 133 142 151 140 152
Food Inflation (%) 10.30 10 12 11.6 10.7 10
CPI Transportation (points) 131.33 131 136 140 140 146

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

Trade Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Balance of Trade (MWK Million) -87675.70 -94149 -94350 -94350 -94350 -94354
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) -12.10 -14 -14 -11.5 -11.5 -11.5
External Debt (MWK Million) 2021553.18 2150000 2150000 2250000 2250000 2250000

Government Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 50.70 51 51 50.6 50.6 50.6
Government Budget (% of GDP) -5.70 -6.3 -6.3 -7 -7 -7
Government Spending (MWK Million) 147297.00 152894 152894 153189 153189 159010
Fiscal Expenditure (MWK Billion) 186.40 165 185 185 185 200
Military Expenditure (USD Million) 85.80 55 60 60 60 60
Government Budget Value (MWK Billion) -28.40 -64 -54 -54 -54 -60
Government Revenues (MWK Billion) 158.00 115 138 138 138 145

Taxes Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 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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