This page displays a table with Malawi Exports By Category in U.S. dollars, according to the United Nations COMTRADE database on international trade.



Malawi Exports By Category Value Year
Tobacco and manufactures tobacco substitutes $412.43M 2020
Coffee, tea, mate and spices $77.07M 2020
Sugars and sugar confectionery $75.94M 2020
Oil seed, oleagic fruits, grain, seed, fruits $57.11M 2020
Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers $40.70M 2020
Residues, wastes of food industry, animal fodder $27.12M 2020
Edible fruits, nuts, peel of citrus fruit, melons $22.91M 2020
Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal $7.88M 2020
Plastics $6.53M 2020
Other made textile articles, sets, worn clothing $6.22M 2020
Machinery, nuclear reactors, boilers $5.93M 2020
Vehicles other than railway, tramway $4.79M 2020
Beverages, spirits and vinegar $4.61M 2020
Rubbers $3.66M 2020
Iron and steel $3.07M 2020
Cotton $2.20M 2020
Electrical, electronic equipment $2.04M 2020
Milling products, malt, starches, inlin, wheat gluten $1.98M 2020
Articles of iron or steel $1.95M 2020
Miscellaneous edible preparations $1.87M 2020
Articles of apparel, not knit or crocheted $1.48M 2020
Aluminum $1.46M 2020
Cereals $1.27M 2020
Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products $1.15M 2020
Fertilizers $904.19K 2020
Footwear, gaiters and the like, $854.91K 2020
Live animals $634.53K 2020
Furniture, lighting signs, prefabricated buildings $604.33K 2020
Explosives, pyrotechnics, matches, pyrophorics $583.37K 2020
Optical, photo, technical, medical apparatus $556.40K 2020
Dairy products, eggs, honey, edible products $524.00K 2020
Essential oils, perfumes, cosmetics, toileteries $523.82K 2020
Soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes $472.05K 2020
Lead $431.82K 2020
Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather $418.58K 2020
Miscellaneous chemical products $332.31K 2020
Pharmaceutical products $248.46K 2020
Salt, sulphur, earth, stone, plaster, lime and cement $246.32K 2020
Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials $240.29K 2020
Aircraft, spacecraft $222.60K 2020
Fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatics invertebrates $202.73K 2020
Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope $158.85K 2020
Pearls, precious stones, metals, coins $143.96K 2020
Printed books, newspapers, pictures $123.40K 2020
Meat and edible meat offal $103.82K 2020
Vegetable, fruit, nut food preparations $99.59K 2020
Paper and paperboard, articles of pulp, paper and board $95.32K 2020
Wadding, felt, nonwovens, yarns, twine, cordage $83.05K 2020
Cereal, flour, starch, milk preparations and products $71.33K 2020
Copper $65.78K 2020
Animal, vegetable fats and oils, cleavage products $64.32K 2020
Ceramic products $55.43K 2020
Toys, games, sports requisites $39.62K 2020
Articles of leather, animal gut, harness, travel good $30.59K 2020
Organic chemicals $29.18K 2020
Manufacturers of plaiting material, basketwork $24.27K 2020
Tools, implements, cutlery of base metal $21.86K 2020
Miscellaneous articles of base metal $18.97K 2020
Vegetable textile fibers not specified elsewhere, paper yarn, woven fabric $18.91K 2020
Manmade staple fibers $18.60K 2020
Glass and glassware $18.01K 2020
Musical instruments, parts and accessories $15.91K 2020
Articles of apparel, knit or crocheted $13.57K 2020
Carpets and other textile floor coverings $11.97K 2020
Ships, boats, and other floating structures $9.01K 2020
Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques $6.46K 2020
Base metals not specified elsewhere, cermets. $4.48K 2020
Albuminoids, modified starches, glues, enzymes $4.40K 2020
Live trees, plants, bulbs, roots, cut flowers $3.89K 2020
Tanning, dyeing extracts, tannins, derivatives, pigments $2.37K 2020
Impregnated, coated or laminated textile fabric $1.65K 2020
Pulp of wood, fibrous cellulosic material, waste $1.30K 2020
Railway, tramway locomotives, rolling stock, equipment $1.28K 2020
Lac, gums, resins $651 2020
Miscellanneous manufactured articles $646 2020
Clocks and watches $600 2020
Headgear and $253 2020
Ores slag and ash $207 2020
Products of animal origin $191 2020
Vegetable plaiting materials, vegetable products $122 2020
Bird skin, feathers, artificial flowers, human hair $106 2020
Special woven or tufted fabric, lace, tapestry $103 2020
Photographic or cinematographic goods $67 2020
Manmade filaments $44 2020
Cocoa and cocoa preparations $25.48K 2019
Arms and ammunition, parts and accessories $1.91K 2019
Knitted or crocheted fabric $558 2019
Meat, fish and seafood preparations $303 2019
Silk $27 2019
Umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips $25 2019
Nickel $7.82K 2018
Wool, animal hair, horsehair yarn and fabric $5.04K 2018
Zinc $50 2018
Tin $195.42K 2017
Cork and articles of cork $4.19K 2017
Commodities not specified according to kind $1 2015
Furskins and artificial fur, manufactures $77 2011




Malawi Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -133612.50 -95907.30 4926.02 -214748.40 MWK Million [+]
Current Account -1282.80 -1058.00 -4.38 -1312.50 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -13.10 -12.10 -0.25 -27.60 percent of GDP [+]
Imports 195505.20 157800.20 274708.90 1055.70 MWK Million [+]
Exports 61892.90 49499.70 109459.30 617.70 MWK Million [+]
Capital Flows 1270.06 1265.05 1342.87 87.58 USD Million [+]
Terrorism Index 1.64 0.66 1.64 0.00 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 112.30 101.50 598.80 5.64 USD Million [+]
External Debt 2021553.18 1670407.38 2021553.18 980.60 MWK Million [+]