You can view the Malawi tariff currently applicable for each commodity by using the search feature below with selection by either HS code or by text as follows:

  • If you want to search by HS Code please enter 2 (Chapter), 4 (Sub-chapter), 6 (Sub-heading) or 8 (Commodity Code) digits.
  • If you wish to search by description it is advisable to enter key word/s initially and from the results, gradually narrow the search base by selecting the specific commodity. 
  • In the results screen you will see the base MFN (Most Favored Nation) import tariff under each commodity as well as other duties applicable.

To know about the General Tariff interpretation in Malawi click here. If you want to learn about the General Rules for the interpretation of the Harmonized System at the global level, please follow this link.


A new tariff has become effective on 01/07/2017 and we are in the process of updating this website accordingly.  In the meantime we strongly recommend that, if in doubt, enquiries should be directed to the Malawi Revenue Authority.