In July, exports expanded 4.5 percent year-on-year to MYR 60.73 billion, due to higher shipments of liquefied natural gas, electrical and electronic products and primarily electronic integrated circuits.
Exports of manufactured goods, with a share of 69.4 percent of total exports, expanded 4.5 percent year on year. Shipments of mining goods with a share of 20.8 percent, increased by 15.1 percent, while exports of agricultural goods with a share of 9.1 percent declined 12.8 percent.
Imports increased by 6.2 percent year-on-year to MYR 57.87 billion. Imports of intermediate goods rose 1.6 percent; imports of capital goods grew 8.3 percent and consumption goods expanded by 10.6 percent.