The indicators below, taken from the World Bank’s 2016 Doing Business report, assess various dimensions of investor protection. The indices vary between 0 and 10, with higher values indicating better investor protection.
|Extent of disclosure index (0-10)||4.0||5.4||6.4|
|Extent of director liability index (0-10)||7.0||3.6||5.4|
|Ease of shareholder suits index (0-10)||6.0||5.7||7.2|
|Extent of conflict of interest resolution index (0-10)||5.0||4.8||6.4|
|Extent of shareholder rights index (0-10)||6.0||5.4||7.3|
|Strength of governance structure index (0-10)||3.7||4.1||6.4|
|Extent of corporate transparency index (0-10)||3.0||2.9||6.4|
|Extent of shareholder governance index (0-10)||3.7||4.1||6.4|
|Strength of minority investor protection index (0-10)||4.7||4.5||6.4|
|Source: World Bank, 2016.|
For a full description of each index and a breakdown of component scores, please visit the World Bank. More information on Malawi’s regulatory framework for investors is available from the Malawi Stock Exchange and Reserve Bank of Malawi.