A Review of Private Sector Investment and Related Policies: The Case of Malawi

Authors

  • Glenda Maluleke University of South Africa
  • Nicholas M Odhiambo University of South Africa
  • Sheilla Nyasha

Keywords:

Private investment, policies, economic growth.

Abstract

The paper reviews the policies that influenced the level of private investment in Malawi from 1980 to 2019. Private investment as a percentage of GDP has been fluctuating since 1980 reaching a record high of 17.3 percent in 2009. Although the country experienced the highest growth in the 1990s, when its GDP growth rate reached 16.7 percent in 1995, it also experienced negative growth in some years. The Malawian government is recommended to continue in its efforts to create an enabling environment for the private sector to achieve sustainable economic growth.

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2021-09-14

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