Historic United States dollar Malawian kwacha

United States dollar malawian kwacha history for December 2022. The highest quote for this month is 1016 (31/12/2022) and the lowest 1016 (31/12/2022). The difference between high and low is 0.

USD MWK average rate for December 2022 is 1016, the change between 01/12/2022 and 31/12/2022 is 0 %.

31 December 20221 USD = 1016.00 MWK

13/05/2020: Introduction of New Thousand Kwacha Banknotes

Malawi introduced new banknotes with higher denominations to address issues of inflation and to streamline transactions in a cash-based economy.

01/05/2016: Currency Floatation

The Malawian government allowed the kwacha to float freely against other currencies, leading to a significant depreciation of the currency.

07/08/2012: Introduction of New Kwacha Coins

Malawi introduced new coins to replace smaller denominations of the kwacha banknotes, facilitating transactions and reducing the cost of producing money.

10/04/2000: Introduction of New Kwacha Banknotes

Malawi introduced new banknotes with enhanced security features to combat counterfeiting and to modernize the currency.

14/06/1994: Malawi's First Multiparty Democratic Elections

Malawi held its first multiparty democratic elections, leading to a political and economic transition which affected the value of the kwacha.

01/09/1979: First Devaluation of the Kwacha

The Malawian government devalued the kwacha by 30% in response to economic challenges and to promote exports.

06/07/1971: Introduction of the Malawian Kwacha

The Malawian Kwacha (MWK) was introduced as the official currency of Malawi, replacing the Malawian pound at a rate of 2 kwacha = 1 pound.