Malaysia Exports  1970-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Exports from Malaysia unexpectedly declined by 2 percent year-on-year to MYR 70.3 billion in February of 2018, after a 17.9 percent surge in a month earlier and missing market estimates of a 8.3 percent growth. It was the first contraction in outbound shipments since October 2016 as trade activities slowed during the Lunar New Year festival. Sales fell for: palm oil and palm oil-based products (-21.6 pct); liquefied natural gas/LNG (-11.8 pct); timber and timber-based products (-18.9 pct) and natural rubber (-40.1 pct) and electrical & electronic products (-01 pct). On the other hand, exports rose for refined petroleum (29.1 pct) and crude petroleum (-3 pct). Sales to China dropped by 9.7 percent year-on-year, followed by those the ASEAN countries (11.4 percent); the EU countries (3 percent), and Singapore (6 percent). In contrast, exports to the US went up by 3.3 percent. Exports in Malaysia averaged 23078.10 MYR Million from 1970 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 83500 MYR Million in November of 2017 and a record low of 328.10 MYR Million in February of 1970.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-02-07 07:00 AM Exports YoY 4.7% 14.4% 12.4%
2018-03-05 04:00 AM Exports YoY 17.9% 4.7% 11.4%
2018-04-05 04:00 AM Exports YoY -2% 17.9% 8.3%
2018-05-04 04:00 AM Exports YoY -2%
2018-06-05 04:00 AM Exports YoY
2018-07-05 04:00 AM Exports YoY


Malaysia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 9000.00 9700.00 15767.47 -2880.61 MYR Million [+]
Exports 70342.60 82900.00 83500.00 328.10 MYR Million [+]
Imports 61300.00 73200.00 77224.63 313.60 MYR Million [+]
Current Account 12865.00 12518.00 39982.00 978.00 MYR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 1.30 3.10 17.10 -13.20 percent [+]
External Debt 883368.20 873846.00 908704.13 9063.00 MYR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 97.00 97.20 117.20 92.50 Index Points [+]
Tourism Revenues 82098.20 69119.60 82098.20 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 640.00 660.00 791.00 489.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 3.33 2.69 3.58 0.00 [+]
Capital Flows 4985.50 -1150.60 51408.25 -71566.30 MYR Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 2763.00 11193.00 37325.00 2763.00 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 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
70342.60 82900.00 83500.00 328.10 1970 - 2018 MYR Million Monthly




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