Malaysia Current Account  1999-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Malaysia’s current account surplus jumped to MYR 9.64 billion in the second quarter of 2017 from MYR 3.08 billion in the same quarter of the prior year. The goods surplus widened to MYR 27.05 billion from MYR 20.10 billion in Q2 2016, the primary income gap fell to MYR 8.16 billion from MYR 8.27 billion, and the secondary income deficit narrowed to MYR 4.24 billion from MYR 4.98 billion a year ago. Meanwhile, the services deficit widened to MYR 5.01 billion from MYR 3.78 billion in Q2 2016. In the first half of the year, the current account surplus widened to MYR 14.91 billion from MYR 9.29 billion in the same period of 2016. Current Account in Malaysia averaged 15764.16 MYR Million from 1999 until 2017, 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
2017-02-16 04:00 AM Current Account MYR12.2B MYR6.0B MYR12B
2017-05-19 04:00 AM Current Account MYR5.3B MYR12.5B MYR 8.5B
2017-08-18 04:00 AM Current Account MYR9.6B MYR5.3B MYR 4B
2017-11-17 04:00 AM Current Account MYR9.6B MYR 10.9B


Malaysia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 9900.00 8000.00 15767.47 -2880.61 MYR Million [+]
Exports 82200.00 78600.00 82624.80 328.10 MYR Million [+]
Imports 72400.00 70600.00 77224.63 313.60 MYR Million [+]
Current Account 9642.00 5269.00 39982.00 978.00 MYR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 1.30 3.10 17.10 -13.20 percent [+]
External Debt 877503.27 897049.00 908704.13 9063.00 MYR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 97.20 97.10 117.20 92.50 Index Points [+]
Tourism Revenues 82098.20 69119.60 82098.20 8580.50 MYR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2039016.00 2145734.00 2806565.00 459374.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 38.26 38.57 38.57 35.46 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 659.00 665.00 791.00 489.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 2.69 3.58 3.58 0.00 [+]
Capital Flows 7319.00 -8786.00 51408.25 -71566.30 MYR Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 8250.00 16977.00 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 October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
9642.00 5269.00 39982.00 978.00 1999 - 2017 MYR Million Quarterly




current account by Country

Last
Australia -9562.00 Jun/17
Brazil -302.50 Aug/17
Canada -16319.00 Jun/17
China 508.87 Jun/17
Euro Area 32.50 Jul/17
France -1468.00 Aug/17
Germany 17800.00 Aug/17
India -14300.00 Jun/17
Indonesia -4962.50 Jun/17
Italy 8625.00 Jul/17
Japan 2380.40 Aug/17
Mexico -321.10 Jun/17
Netherlands 15416.30 Jun/17
Russia 1200.00 Sep/17
South Korea 6061.10 Aug/17
Spain 2977.00 Jul/17
Switzerland 18748.00 Jun/17
Turkey -1237.00 Aug/17
United Kingdom -23182.00 Jun/17
United States -123137.00 Jun/17