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IMF tips on budget support resumption

  Malawi should accelerate public financial management reforms to restore trust and confidence in the budget process and foster donor re-engagement, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Executive Board said on Tuesday. But the global multi-lateral lender also says Malawi’s economic outlook remains difficult, encouraging authorities to implement structural reforms to remove supply bottlenecks, increase agricultural…

Making the export drive a reality

From June 20 to 29 this year, the Malawi Confederation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (MCCCI) held the 27th Malawi International Trade Fair (Mitf) under the theme ‘Productivity: A key to Exploiting Export Opportunities’. Malawi is striving to increase its export base. In this interview, The Nation Deputy Editor AUBREY MCHULU engages Malawi Revenue…

Finance Minister Maxwell Mkwezalamba has said the African Development Bank (AfDB) portfolio (an aggregation of concession loans, grants and budget support) in Malawi is now valued at $1.2 billion (about K480 billion), including regional operations such as the Nacala Road Corridor Development Project. The Tunis-based bank has been supporting Malawi’s development efforts since the year…

Malawi defends reforms in public sector

Secretary for Public Sector Reforms Management in the Office of the President and Cabinet Blessings Chilabade says Malawi Government has been implementing public sector reforms since independence, but there is little to show of the tangible progress the reforms have brought. According to Chilabade, the reforms can be categorised into three generations: 1964 to 1980;…