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

Imports to Malaysia jumped 9.1 percent year-on-year to MYR 71.2 billion in April of 2018, recovering from a 9.6 percent drop in the prior month, and beating market expectations of a 3.1 percent gain. Purchases of capital goods increased by 4.8 percent to MYR 8.4 billion, mainly due to a rise in transport equipment, industrial (166.6 pct). Meanwhile, purchases of capital goods except transport equipment fell (-4.3 pct). On the other hand, sales of intermediate goods dropped 11.9 percent to MYR 33.8 billion, dragged by parts and accessories of capital goods except transpport equipment (-36.8 pct) while sales rose for : fuel & lubricants, processed, others (78.5 pct), and parts & accessories of of transport equipment (16.4 pct). Also, purchases declined for consumption goods (-1.8 pct to MYR 5.6 billion), led by semi-durables (-8.6 pct), non-durables (-5.1 pct). Considering the first four months of 2018, imports rose by 1.6 percent compared to the same period a year earlier. Imports in Malaysia averaged 19881.44 MYR Million from 1970 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 77224.63 MYR Million in March of 2017 and a record low of 313.60 MYR Million in August of 1970.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-04-05 04:00 AM Imports YoY -2.8% 11.6% 7.1%
2018-05-04 04:00 AM Imports YoY -9.6% -2.8% -3.3%
2018-06-05 04:00 AM Imports YoY 9.1% -9.6% 3.1%
2018-07-05 04:00 AM Imports YoY 9.1%
2018-08-03 04:00 AM Imports YoY
2018-09-05 04:00 AM Imports YoY


Malaysia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 13070.00 14700.00 15767.47 -2880.61 MYR Million [+]
Exports 84242.30 84467.00 84467.00 328.10 MYR Million [+]
Imports 71200.00 69800.00 77224.63 313.60 MYR Million [+]
Current Account 14977.00 13916.00 39982.00 978.00 MYR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 1.30 3.10 17.10 -13.20 percent [+]
External Debt 893408.61 883368.20 908704.13 9063.00 MYR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 97.30 97.40 117.20 92.50 Index Points [+]
Tourism Revenues 82200.00 82098.20 82200.00 8580.50 MYR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2435564.00 2007965.00 2806565.00 459374.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 37.60 37.60 38.57 35.46 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 665.00 681.00 791.00 489.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 3.33 2.69 3.58 0.00 [+]
Capital Flows 15211.07 5941.91 51408.25 -71566.30 MYR Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 11980.00 3405.00 37325.00 2987.00 MYR Million [+]

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Malaysia Imports

Malaysia's main imports are: electrical and electronic products (29.4 percent), chemicals (9.5 percent), petroleum products (9.3 percent) and machinery, appliances and parts (8.7 percent). Main import partners are: China (19 percent), Singapore (12 percent), European Union (10 percent), the United States (8.1 percent), Japan (7.8 percent) and Thailand (6.1 percent). . This page provides the latest reported value for - Malaysia Imports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Malaysia Imports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
71200.00 69800.00 77224.63 313.60 1970 - 2018 MYR Million Monthly




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