Exports from Malaysia unexpectedly increased by 1.7 percent year-on-year to MYR 88.0 billion in July 2019, missing market consensus of a 2.5 percent drop and after a 3.1 percent fall in the previous month. Sales rose for electrical & electronic products (4.5 percent); timber & timber based products (1.2 percent); liquefied natural gas/LNG (31.3 percent); refined petroleum products (3.2 percent); natural rubber (25.5 percent). By contrast, outbound shipments declined for: crude petroleum (-45.7 percent); palm oil & palm oil-based products (-9.9 percent). Among major trading partners, sales increased to China (3.8 percent), led by LNG and refined petroleum product; Singapore (3.1 percent), driven by electrical and electronic products; and the US (7.9 percent). Exports in Malaysia averaged 24803.99 MYR Million from 1970 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 97122 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 84000.00 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 78500.00 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
2019-06-03 04:00 AM Exports YoY Apr 1.1% -0.5% -1%
2019-07-04 04:00 AM Exports YoY May 2.5% 1.1% 3.6%
2019-08-02 04:00 AM Exports YoY Jun -3.1% 2.5% 1.8%
2019-09-04 04:00 AM Exports YoY Jul 1.7% -3.1% -2.5% 2.1%
2019-10-04 04:00 AM Exports YoY Aug 1.7%
2019-12-05 04:00 AM Exports YoY Oct


Malaysia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 14271.10 10512.23 16851.56 -2880.61 MYR Million [+]
Current Account 14257.00 16387.00 39982.00 978.00 MYR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 2.30 3.00 17.10 -13.20 percent [+]
Imports 73691.41 65631.00 80536.08 313.60 MYR Million [+]
Exports 87962.50 76143.20 97122.00 328.10 MYR Million [+]
External Debt 931083.27 903679.82 933396.80 9063.00 MYR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 98.10 97.60 117.20 92.50 Index Points [+]
Tourism Revenues 84135.20 82165.00 84135.20 8580.50 MYR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2400561.00 2098267.00 2806565.00 459374.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 38.88 38.90 38.90 35.46 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 628.00 617.00 791.00 489.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 2.70 3.33 3.58 0.00 [+]
Capital Flows -18560.00 -13823.00 51436.00 -71537.00 MYR Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 4395.37 21725.64 21725.64 -1982.56 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 September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
87962.50 76143.20 97122.00 328.10 1970 - 2019 MYR Million Monthly




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