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

Imports to Malaysia rose 22.6 percent year-on-year to MYR 72.4 billion in August of 2017, after a 21.8 percent rise in the prior month. It marked the ninth straight month of increase in inbound shipments while market expected a 21 percent growth. Purchases increased for all categories. Imports of intermediate goods rose 25.5 percent to MYR 43.2 billion, driven by parts & accessories of capital goods, except transport equipment (48.1 percent); industrial supplies, processed (9.2 percent). Inbound shipments of capital goods grew by 12.7 percent to MYR 9.1 billion, mainly due to capital goods except transport equipment (18.7 percent). Purchases of consumption goods went up 17.8 percent to MYR 6.2 billion, led by food and beverages, processed mainly for house consumption (26.4 percent), semi-durable (19.8 percent) and non-durable (19.6 percent). Imports in Malaysia averaged 19265.46 MYR Million from 1970 until 2017, 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
2017-08-04 04:00 AM Imports YoY 3.7% 30.4% 19%
2017-09-06 04:00 AM Imports YoY 21.8% 3.7%
2017-10-06 04:00 AM Imports YoY 22.6% 21.8% 21%
2017-11-03 04:00 AM Imports YoY 22.6%
2017-12-07 04:00 AM Imports YoY


Malaysia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 9900.00 8000.00 15767.47 -2880.61 MYR Million [+]
Exports 82200.00 78600.00 82624.80 328.10 MYR Million [+]
Imports 72400.00 70600.00 77224.63 313.60 MYR Million [+]
Current Account 9642.00 5269.00 39982.00 978.00 MYR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 1.30 3.10 17.10 -13.20 percent [+]
External Debt 877503.27 897049.00 908704.13 9063.00 MYR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 97.20 97.10 117.20 92.50 Index Points [+]
Tourism Revenues 82098.20 69119.60 82098.20 8580.50 MYR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2039016.00 2145734.00 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 2.69 3.58 3.58 0.00 [+]
Capital Flows 7319.00 -8786.00 51408.25 -71566.30 MYR Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 8250.00 16977.00 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 October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
72400.00 70600.00 77224.63 313.60 1970 - 2017 MYR Million Monthly