Malawi: intra-African trade and tariff profile 2022
In 2022, Malawi's intra-African trade (imports + exports) was US$808 million, accounting for 32% of Malawi's total trade. Malawi's main intra-African trading partners include South Africa, Tanzania, Kenya and Zambia. These four countries account for approximately 70% of Malawi's intra-African trade.
The value of Malawi's 2022 intra-African exports is US$395 million, 42% of Malawi's total exports. Between 2021 and 2022, Malawi's intra-African exports increased by 3%. The main export products to other African countries include groundnuts, unmanufactured tobacco, and oil cake. Malawi's main destination markets are SADC and COMESA countries. In 2022, 27% of Malawi's total imports were intra-African (i.e. sourced from African countries). The main intra-African imports are fertilisers and food preparations n.e.s. Malawi's intra-African imports are mainly sourced from SADC and COMESA countries, except for Nigeria and Morocco. Between 2021 and 2022, Malawi's intra-African imports declined by 55%.
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