Exports from Malaysia rose by 6.7 percent to MYR to MYR 83.1 billion in September 2018, after a 0.3 percent fall in August and slightly above market consensus of a 6.5 percent rise. Sales increased for: electrical & electronic products (6.5 percent to MYR 32.9 billion); refined petroleum products (20.5 percent to MYR 5.7 billion); crude petroleum (54.5 percent to MYR 2.7 billion); and liquefied natural gas/LNG (1.8 percent to MYR 3.1 billion). In contrast, outbound shipments fell for: palm oil and palm oil-based products (-11.5 percent to MYR 5.6 billion); timber and timber-based products (-0.4 percent to 1.8 billion); and natural rubber (-1.9 percent to MYR 306. million). Outbound shipments went up to Singapore (8.7 percent); the US (0.1 percent); and Hong Kong (48.7 percent), while declined to China (-0.6 percent); and Japan (-10.6 percent). Exports in Malaysia averaged 23792.99 MYR Million from 1970 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 86124.50 MYR Million in July of 2018 and a record low of 328.10 MYR Million in February of 1970.

Malaysia Exports
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-05 04:00 AM Exports YoY 9.4% 7.6% 6.6%
2018-10-05 04:00 AM Exports YoY -0.3% 9.4% 5.7%
2018-11-05 04:00 AM Exports YoY 6.7% -0.3% 6.5%
2018-12-05 04:00 AM Exports YoY 6.7%


Malaysia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 15300.00 1600.00 15767.47 -2880.61 MYR Million [+]
Exports 83049.00 81800.00 86124.50 328.10 MYR Million [+]
Imports 67800.00 80200.00 80200.00 313.60 MYR Million [+]
Current Account 3784.00 3909.00 39982.00 978.00 MYR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 1.30 3.10 17.10 -13.20 percent [+]
External Debt 947877.65 936489.00 947877.65 9063.00 MYR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 96.50 97.10 117.20 92.50 Index Points [+]
Tourism Revenues 82200.00 82098.20 82200.00 8580.50 MYR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2253534.00 2305324.00 2806565.00 459374.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 37.60 37.60 38.57 35.46 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 675.00 661.00 791.00 489.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 3.33 2.69 3.58 0.00 [+]
Capital Flows 164.26 9114.33 51408.25 -71566.30 MYR Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 3949.00 2843.00 37325.00 2843.00 MYR Million [+]

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Malaysia Exports

Exports supported by influx of foreign direct investments have been one of the most important factors driving Malaysia’s GDP growth in recent years. Malaysia's main exports are: electrical and electronics products (36 percent), chemicals (7.1 percent), petroleum products (7.0 percent), liquefied natural gas (6 percent), and palm oil (5.1 percent). Malaysia's main export partners are: Singapore (14 percent), China (13 percent), European Union (10 percent), Japan (9.5 percent), the United States (9.4 percent) and Thailand (6 percent). This page provides the latest reported value for - Malaysia Exports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Malaysia Exports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
83049.00 81800.00 86124.50 328.10 1970 - 2018 MYR Million Monthly




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