Malaysia Exports  1970-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Exports from Malaysia went up by 14.8 percent from a year earlier to MYR 78.3 billion in September of 2017, following an upwardly revised 21.6 percent rise in August and below market consensus of a 18 percent growth. It was the eleventh straight month of growth in outbound shipments, driven by electrical & electronic products (17.7 percent); liquefied natural gas (8.2 percent); refined petroleum products (13.2 percent); natural rubber (3.4 percent), and timber and timber-based products (0.1 percent). In contrast, sales fell for crude petroleum (-4.9 percent); palm and palm oil-based products (-1.6 percent). Exports to China rose 27.1 percent, followed by those to the EU (16.2 percent); the US (10.7 percent), and Singapore (8.1 percent). Exports in Malaysia averaged 22484.67 MYR Million from 1970 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 82624.80 MYR Million in March 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
2017-09-06 04:00 AM Exports YoY 30.9% 10.0%
2017-10-06 04:00 AM Exports YoY 21.5% 30.9% 19.2%
2017-11-03 04:00 AM Exports YoY 14.8% 21.6% 18%
2017-12-07 04:00 AM Exports YoY 14.8%


Malaysia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 8600.00 9900.00 15767.47 -2880.61 MYR Million [+]
Exports 78300.00 82200.00 82624.80 328.10 MYR Million [+]
Imports 69700.00 72400.00 77224.63 313.60 MYR Million [+]
Current Account 12518.00 9642.00 39982.00 978.00 MYR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 1.30 3.10 17.10 -13.20 percent [+]
External Debt 873846.00 877503.27 908704.13 9063.00 MYR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 97.30 97.20 117.20 92.50 Index Points [+]
Tourism Revenues 82098.20 69119.60 82098.20 8580.50 MYR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2129013.00 2263478.00 2806565.00 459374.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 38.26 38.57 38.57 35.46 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 659.00 665.00 791.00 489.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 3.33 2.69 3.58 0.00 [+]
Capital Flows 7319.00 -8786.00 51408.25 -71566.30 MYR Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 11193.00 8250.00 37325.00 2987.00 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 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
78300.00 82200.00 82624.80 328.10 1970 - 2017 MYR Million Monthly