Flag United States / Malawi Flag

Exports FlagFlag  (2018): $10.2M, Rnk 186 / 215

Top Product FlagFlag (2018): $2.06M, Computers

Exports FlagFlag (2018): $55.7M, Rnk 5 / 90

Top Product FlagFlag (2018): $24.1M, Raw Tobacco

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI 1.57, Rnk 9 / 137

GDP Flag (2018): $20.5T, CURRENT US$
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GDP GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 39.6%, CURRENT US$
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GDP Flag (2018): $7.06B, CURRENT US$
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GDP GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 32.8%, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC Flag (2018): $62,795, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 29.8%, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC Flag (2018): $389, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 0.46%, CURRENT US$
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United States-Malawi: In 2018, United States exported $10.2M to Malawi. The main products exported from United States to Malawi were Computers ($2.06M), Oscilloscopes ($1.7M), and Malt Extract ($887k). During the last 23 years the exports of United States to Malawi have decreased at an annualized rate of 2.99%, from $20.4M in 1995 to $10.2M in 2018.

Malawi-United States: In 2018, Malawi exported $55.7M to United States. The main products exported from Malawi to United States were Raw Tobacco ($24.1M), Tea ($14.6M), and Other Nuts ($9.4M). During the last 23 years the exports of Malawi to United States have decreased at an annualized rate of 0.37%, from $60.7M in 1995 to $55.7M in 2018.

Comparison: In 2018, United States ranked 9 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.57), and 3 in total exports ($1.44T). That same year, Malawi ranked 151 in total exports ($998M), and does not have data regarding Economic Complexity Index. In terms of GDP Per Capita, United States was ranked 10 with a GDP Per Capita of $62,795, and Malawi was ranked 194 with a GDP Per Capita of $389.

Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2018, United States exported $10.2M to Malawi. The main products exported from United States to Malawi were Computers ($2.06M), Oscilloscopes ($1.7M), and Malt Extract ($887k). During the last 23 years the exports of United States to Malawi have decreased at an annualized rate of 2.99%, from $20.4M in 1995 to $10.2M in 2018.

In 2018, Malawi exported $55.7M to United States. The main products exported from Malawi to United States were Raw Tobacco ($24.1M), Tea ($14.6M), and Other Nuts ($9.4M). During the last 23 years the exports of Malawi to United States have decreased at an annualized rate of 0.37%, from $60.7M in 1995 to $55.7M in 2018.

Market Competitiveness

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United States
Top Destination
: Mexico, $237B

Malawi
Top Destination
: Belgium-Luxembourg, $213M

This map shows whether countries import more from United States or Malawi. Each country is colored based on the difference in imports they receive from United States and Malawi or the difference in the growth in imports.

In 2018, countries that imported more from United States than Malawi were Mexico ($237B), Canada ($190B), and China ($119B).

In 2018, no countries were registered that imported more from Malawi than from United States.

Comparative Advantage United States - Malawi

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This chart compares trade between United States and Malawi by product, considering products traded by both, United States and Malawi.

During 2018, United States had a large net trade with Malawi in the exports of Machines ($3.34M), Instruments ($2.08M), and Transportation ($931k).

During 2018, Malawi had a large net trade with United States in the exports of Foodstuffs ($29.9M), Vegetable Products ($24.8M), and Textiles ($896k).

Tariff Section

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This sections shows import tariffs for products traded between United States and Malawi (using the HS6 product classification and the last year reported).

In 2018, the products from United States that paid the highest import tariffs to enter Malawi were Tobacco: smoking, other than water pipe tobacco, whether or not containing tobacco substitutes in any proportion (350%) and Homogenized or reconstituted tobacco (350%).

In 2016, the products from Malawi that paid the highest import tariffs to enter United States were Bovine edible offal, fresh or chilled (25%) and Bovine tongues, frozen (25%).

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*The tariffs present between United States and Malawi are:
75: AGOA preference on certain textiles and apparel for eligible countries
75: AGOA preference on certain textiles and apparel for eligible countries
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement
346: Preferential treatment under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA)
346: Preferential treatment under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA)
388: United States Generalized System of Preference
388: United States Generalized System of Preference
389: United States GSP for Least Developed Countries
389: United States GSP for Least Developed Countries

Trade Forecasts

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This section shows a forecast for total trade between United States and Malawi. The forecast is based on a long short-term memory model or LSTM constructed using yearly trade data.

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Economic Complexity

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Competitive Landscape

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This visualization show the product space at the HS4 level colored from blue to red.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more United States has comparative advantage over Malawi. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more Malawi has comparative advantage over United States.