Exports from Malaysia unexpectedly fell by 5.3 percent year-on-year to MYR 66.6 billion in February 2019, after a 3.1 percent rise in January and missing market consensus of a 1.4 percent gain. Sales decreased for palm oil & palm oil-based products (-13.4 percent to MYR 4.7 billion); refined petroleum products (-30.9 percent to MYR 3.6 billion); crude petroleum (-21.8 percent to MYR 1.9 billion); timber & timber-based products (-1.7 percent to MYR 1.4 billion) and natural rubber (-23.1 percent to MYR 0.2 billion). By contrast, outbound shipments increased for electrical & electronic products (4.9 percent to MYR 25.8 billion) and liquefied natural gas/LNG (8.6 percent to MYR 3.1 billion). Exports went down to China (-1.6 percent); the US (-8.9 percent); and Singapore (-2.9 percent). Exports in Malaysia averaged 24225.83 MYR Million from 1970 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 96363.90 MYR Million in October of 2018 and a record low of 328.10 MYR Million in February of 1970.

Exports in Malaysia is expected to be 84400.00 MYR Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Exports in Malaysia to stand at 84500.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Malaysia Exports is projected to trend around 89000.00 MYR Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-12-05 04:00 AM Exports YoY 17.7% 6.7% 6.2%
2019-01-04 04:00 AM Exports YoY 1.6% 17.7% 6.6%
2019-03-04 04:00 AM Exports YoY 3.1% 4.8% 1.4%
2019-04-04 04:00 AM Exports YoY -5.3% 3.1% 1.4%
2019-06-03 04:00 AM Exports YoY
2019-07-04 04:00 AM Exports YoY
2019-09-04 04:00 AM Exports YoY


Malaysia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 11061.72 11514.19 16313.37 -2880.61 MYR Million [+]
Current Account 10834.00 3784.00 39982.00 978.00 MYR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 2.30 3.00 17.10 -13.20 percent [+]
Imports 55543.07 73885.66 80197.13 313.60 MYR Million [+]
Exports 66604.80 85399.90 96363.90 328.10 MYR Million [+]
External Debt 924887.22 947877.65 947877.65 9063.00 MYR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 98.00 98.30 117.20 92.50 Index Points [+]
Tourism Revenues 84135.20 82200.00 84135.20 8580.50 MYR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2352422.00 1989842.00 2806565.00 459374.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 38.90 38.90 38.90 35.46 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 650.00 654.00 791.00 489.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 2.70 3.33 3.58 0.00 [+]
Capital Flows 164.26 9114.33 51408.25 -71566.30 MYR Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 12882.00 4299.00 37325.00 2452.00 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 April of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
66604.80 85399.90 96363.90 328.10 1970 - 2019 MYR Million Monthly




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