Reserve Bank of Malawi

Welcome to Reserve Bank of Malawi Website

The Reserve Bank of Malawi was established under an Act of Parliament in July 1964 (Chapter 44:02 Laws of Malawi) and started its operations in June, 1965 in Blantyre. It replaced a branch of the Federal Bank of Rhodesia and Nyasaland founded to serve as a central bank of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland. The federation comprised Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia) and Nyasaland (now Malawi) . click here to read more

Exchange RatesJan 22, 2021

Currency Buying Selling
EUR 929.0339 947.6127
GBP 1045.7072 1066.6192
USD 763.5686 778.8384
ZAR 50.8260 51.8424


Inflation Rates (%)Overall

12-Month 7.60 Dec - 2020
Non-Food: 4.90 Food: 10.50


Bank Rates

Effective Month
Policy Rate 12.00 Nov 2020
Reference Rate 12.10 Jan 2021
Lending Rate (Min) 12.10 Jan 2021
Lending Rate (Max) 23.95 Dec 2020
Savings Deposit Rate 4.35 Dec 2020


Treasury Bills

Treasury Bills Auction Results

Auction Date:  Jan 19, 2021

The Reserve Bank of Malawi wishes to notify the public that during the auction held on Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021, it raised MK 9,136.07 Million. For more details, click the link below...

TB Auction Results Summary 19 January 2021  | view archive


The Government of Malawi seeks to issue through the Reserve Bank of Malawi the following respective tenors of Treasury Notes. Learn More 

 Download Bid Forms and Prospectus

 Latest Treasury Notes Results  | view archive


Download forms and related documents for RBM bonds here. You can also submit your bids by sending email to
Bid Form For 3-year Bond
Prospectus of 3-year Bond