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

Malaysia’s current account surplus narrowed sharply to MYR 3.91 billion in the second quarter of 2018 from MYR 8.77 billion in the same period the prior year. It was the smallest current account surplus since the second quarter of 2016, as the services gap rose to MYR 6.18 billion from MYR 4.85 billion a year earlier, and the primary income deficit increased to MYR 11.23 billion from MYR 8.17 billion. In addition, the secondary income deficit widened to MYR 4.74 billion from MYR 4.24 billion a year ago, while the goods surplus was almost unchanged at MYR 26.06 billion. Current Account in Malaysia averaged 15455.90 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
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
2018-08-17 04:00 AM Current Account MYR3.9B MYR15B MYR 13.5B
2018-11-16 04:00 AM Current Account MYR3.9B MYR 7.1B


Malaysia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 8297.09 6000.85 15767.47 -2880.61 MYR Million [+]
Exports 86124.50 78610.80 86124.50 328.10 MYR Million [+]
Imports 77827.38 72609.94 77827.38 313.60 MYR Million [+]
Current Account 3909.00 14977.00 39982.00 978.00 MYR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 1.30 3.10 17.10 -13.20 percent [+]
External Debt 936489.00 893408.61 936489.00 9063.00 MYR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 97.00 96.70 117.20 92.50 Index Points [+]
Tourism Revenues 82200.00 82098.20 82200.00 8580.50 MYR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1957248.00 2192855.00 2806565.00 459374.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 37.60 37.60 38.57 35.46 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 641.00 637.00 791.00 489.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 3.33 2.69 3.58 0.00 [+]
Capital Flows 9114.33 15211.07 51408.25 -71566.30 MYR Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 2843.00 11980.00 37325.00 2843.00 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 September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3909.00 14977.00 39982.00 978.00 1999 - 2018 MYR Million Quarterly




current account by Country
Country Last
Argentina -9623.00 Mar/18
Australia -13472.00 Jun/18
Brazil -4433.00 Jul/18
Canada -15880.00 Jun/18
China 58.00 Jun/18
Euro Area 28.50 Jun/18
France 542.00 Jul/18
Germany 15300.00 Jul/18
India -15807.13 Jun/18
Indonesia -8028.00 Jun/18
Italy 5134.70 Jun/18
Japan 2010.00 Jul/18
Mexico -3882.10 Jun/18
Netherlands 21821.00 Mar/18
Russia 22300.00 Jun/18
Saudi Arabia 11065.00 Mar/18
Singapore 22832.40 Jun/18
South Africa -163760.00 Jun/18
South Korea 8757.80 Jul/18
Spain 490.00 Jun/18
Switzerland 18134.28 Mar/18
Turkey -1750.00 Jul/18
United Kingdom -17720.00 Mar/18
United States -124105.00 Mar/18


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