Malaysia’s trade surplus jumped to MYR 20.9 billion in June 2020 from MYR 10.5 billion in the same month a year ago, and beating market expectations of MYR 12.1 billion. It was the largest trade surplus on record since the series began in 1970, as exports surged while imports fell, amid the coronavirus pandemic. Exports surged 8.8 percent, led by higher sales of manufactured and agriculture goods. Imports declined as purchases of intermediate goods fell.
Balance of Trade in Malaysia averaged 3639.88 MYR Million from 1970 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 20900 MYR Million in June of 2020 and a record low of -3633.59 MYR Million in April of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - Malaysia Balance of Trade - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Malaysia Balance of Trade - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2020. source: Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Balance of Trade in Malaysia is expected to be 9500.00 MYR Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Balance of Trade in Malaysia to stand at -2580.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Malaysia Balance of Trade is projected to trend around 12200.00 MYR Million in 2021 and -1500.00 MYR Million in 2022, according to our econometric models.