Production Data

Malawi's Production Data for selected Commodities (in tonnes)

Commodity 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Rice, paddy 49,722 41,270 91,450 113,166 114,885
Maize 1,608,349 1,225,234 2,611,486 3,226,418 2,634,701
Sorghum 40,905 18,175 54,309 63,698 61,999
Beans, dry 76,964 85,759 117,274 128,632 124,702
Peas, dry 23,000 20,000 20,000 23,000 20,000
Pigeon peas 93,084 63,883 130,987 159,365 149,873
Soybeans 49,000 40,000 55,000 71,295 64,489
Groundnuts, with shell 153,414 141,078 203,071 261,810 243,215
Sunflower seed 3,660 2,672 5,450 5,913 5,745
Seed cotton 53,581 50,363 58,569 63,290 76,761
Cottonseed 34,800 33,000 39,100 40,000 48,000
Coffee, green 1,590 1,181 2,091 1,403 1,122
Tea 50,090 38,000 45,009 48,140 41,637
Cotton lint 14,650 14,000 16,000 18,000 20,500
Tobacco 106,187 93,598 121,600 118,000 160,238

Sourcce: FAOSTAT 

Commodity 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Rice, paddy 135,988 110,106 117,733 110,964 125,156       111,437
Maize 3,582,502 3,419,409 3,699,147 3,618,699 3,639,866     2,776,277
Sorghum 60,025 53,932 73,330 66,497 86,242         79,327
Beans, dry 164,712 153,815 176,760 185,578 189,417       188,745
Peas, dry 15,000 22,000 38,000 42,000 40,000         39,246
Pigeon peas 184,156 193,005 220,017 237,210 287,983       335,165
Soybeans 85,098 73,356 75,665 106,592 111,977       120,903
Groundnuts, with shell 275,176 297,487 325,215 368,081 380,800       296,498
Sunflower seed 8,089 9,175 10,621 12,434 12,249        13,994
Seed cotton 72,572 29,165 52,448 244,154 158,826         79,289
Cottonseed 48,000 19,000 34,500 158,000 103,000       132,000
Coffee, green 5,510 4,176 4,015 5,684 5,699          6,034
Tea 52,555 51,589 52,000 53,500 54,000        45,480
Cotton lint 19,000 7,900 14,000 65,000 42,400         53,800
Tobacco 208,155 172,922 174,928 72,551 132,849       126,348

Source: FAOSTAT

Consumption Data

Malawi's apparent Consumption* Data for selected Commodities (in tonnes)

Commodity 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Coffee, green -437 -645 791 39 22
Cottonseed 14,983 16,543 31,956 4,972 45,043
Groundnuts 145,916 137,122 197,351 246,565 229,005
Maize 1,652,359 1,334,228 2,601,478 2,852,486 2,641,439
Peas, dry 10,937 16,161 14,211 2,348 15,051
Pigeon peas 93,084 63,883 130,987 159,365 149,873
Rice 57,328 76,971 90,268 111,237 120,277
Sorghum 41,931 329,600 282,988 63,698 62,299
Soybeans 48,483 36,753 52,731 60,455 72,780
Sunflower seeds 3,311 2,321 4,873 2,121 5,400
Tea 4,113 -5,735 1,896 -5,914 11,509
Tobacco 61,950 25,983 -28,815 2,027 42,176

*The apparent consumption data is estimated on the basis of production data gathered from FAOSTAT and import and export statistics from National Statistical Office.

Commodity 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Coffee, green 1,707 2,781 2,550 4,619 4,422 4,976
Cottonseed 49,359 27,808 39,073 125,132 126,871 143,732
Groundnuts 255,246 275,924 294,283 325,947 333,586 256,856
Maize 3,633,253 2,923,435 3,347,951 3,621,721 3,698,523 2,804,656
Peas, dry -4,681 1,789 1,064 5,869 11,293 -8,018
Pigeon peas 184,156 193,005 220,017 237,210 287,983 287,983
Rice 133,077 109,535 117,094 109,278 124,270 111,024
Sorghum 60,281 53,586 72,005 63,539 85,797 78,197
Soybeans 83,485 64,553 70,714 104,313 98,241 98,770
Sunflower seeds 7,871 7,270 10,250 11,030 10,805 13,106
Tea 5,233 1,681 6,120 8,125 10,969 -2,488
Tobacco 45,687 58,653 42,584 -99,579 22,067 -112,753

*The apparent consumption data is estimated on the basis of production data gathered from FAOSTAT and import and export statistics from National Statistical Office.