Malaysia Current Account  1999-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Malaysia’s current account surplus soared to MYR 14.98 billion in the March quarter of 2018 from MYR 4.79 billion in the same quarter of the prior year. It was the largest current account surplus since the second quarter 2014, as the goods surplus increased sharply to MYR 35.68 billion (from MYR 25 billion in Q1 2017). At the same time, the services deficit narrowed to MYR 5.85 billion (from MYR 6.17 billion). Meantime, the primary income deficit was little-changed (MYR 10.19 billion from MYR 10.14 billion), while the secondary income gap widened to MYR 4.67 billion (from MYR 3.91 billion). In 2017, the current account surplus was MYR 40.28 billion, much higher than a MYR 29.91 billion surplus in the preceding year. Current Account in Malaysia averaged 15595.38 MYR Million from 1999 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 39982 MYR Million in the third quarter of 2008 and a record low of 978 MYR Million in the second quarter of 2013.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-11-17 04:00 AM Current Account MYR12.5B MYR9.6B MYR 10.9B
2018-02-14 04:00 AM Current Account MYR12.9B MYR12.5B MYR11.4B
2018-05-17 04:00 AM Current Account MYR15.00B MYR13.9B MYR 11.4B
2018-08-16 04:00 AM Current Account MYR15B MYR 13.5B
2018-11-16 04:00 AM Current Account MYR 13.1B


Malaysia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 14688.35 9017.60 15767.47 -2880.61 MYR Million [+]
Exports 84467.00 70342.60 84467.00 328.10 MYR Million [+]
Imports 69800.00 61300.00 77224.63 313.60 MYR Million [+]
Current Account 14977.00 13916.00 39982.00 978.00 MYR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 1.30 3.10 17.10 -13.20 percent [+]
External Debt 893408.61 883368.20 908704.13 9063.00 MYR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 97.40 97.00 117.20 92.50 Index Points [+]
Tourism Revenues 82200.00 82098.20 82200.00 8580.50 MYR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2435564.00 2007965.00 2806565.00 459374.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 37.60 37.63 38.57 35.46 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 681.00 640.00 791.00 489.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 3.33 2.69 3.58 0.00 [+]
Capital Flows 15211.07 5941.91 51408.25 -71566.30 MYR Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 11980.00 3405.00 37325.00 2987.00 MYR Million [+]

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Malaysia Current Account

Current Account is the sum of the balance of trade (exports minus imports of goods and services), net factor income (such as interest and dividends) and net transfer payments (such as foreign aid). This page provides - Malaysia Current Account - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Malaysia Current Account - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
14977.00 13916.00 39982.00 978.00 1999 - 2018 MYR Million Quarterly




current account by Country
Country Last
Australia -14024.00 Dec/17
Brazil 797.60 Mar/18
Canada -16346.00 Dec/17
China -282.00 Mar/18
Euro Area 40.55 Mar/18
France -1269.00 Mar/18
Germany 29100.00 Mar/18
India -13465.11 Dec/17
Indonesia -5500.00 Mar/18
Italy 3408.00 Mar/18
Japan 3122.30 Mar/18
Mexico -3206.60 Dec/17
Netherlands 20903.90 Dec/17
Russia 28800.00 Mar/18
South Korea 5180.00 Mar/18
Spain -450.00 Feb/18
Switzerland 19679.42 Dec/17
Turkey -4812.00 Mar/18
United Kingdom -18443.00 Dec/17
United States -128158.00 Dec/17


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