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

Imports to Malaysia fell 2.8 percent year-on-year to MYR 63.1 billion in February of 2018, after a 11.6 percent increase in the prior month, and missing market expectations of a 7.1 percent gain. It marked the first decline in inbound shipments in 15 months. Purchases of intermediate goods fell 14.7 percent to MYR 32.8 billion, led by fuel & lubricants, primary (-59.8 percent); parts & accessories of capital goods, except transport equipment (-13 percent); fuel & lubricants, processed, others (-25.6 percent), and food & beverages, processed, mainly for industries (-36.5 percent). In contrast, purchases increased for consumption goods (12.6 percent to MYR 5.2 billion), led by durbales (18.5 percent); non-durables (16.3 percent), and semi-durables (31.4 percent). Also, capital goods grew by 6 percent to MYR 7.7 billion, mainly due to the increase in both transport equipment, industrial (284.1 percent) and capital goods except transport equipment (11.8 percent). Imports in Malaysia averaged 19630.30 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
2018-02-07 07:00 AM Imports YoY 7.9% 15.2% 13.4%
2018-03-05 04:00 AM Imports YoY 11.6% 7.9% 8%
2018-04-05 04:00 AM Imports YoY -2.8% 11.6% 7.1%
2018-05-04 04:00 AM Imports YoY -2.8%
2018-06-05 04:00 AM Imports YoY
2018-07-05 04:00 AM Imports 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 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 April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
61300.00 73200.00 77224.63 313.60 1970 - 2018 MYR Million Monthly




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