Cost of food in Malawi increased 13 percent in May of 2019 over the same month in the previous year. Food Inflation in Malawi averaged 21.02 percent from 1990 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 113 percent in July of 1995 and a record low of 2 percent in September of 2003.
Food Inflation in Malawi is expected to be 10.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Food Inflation in Malawi to stand at 8.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Malawi Food Inflation is projected to trend around 4.80 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.