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

Imports to Malaysia increased 24.7 percent to MYR 65.2 billion in April of 2017, slower than a 39.4 percent rise in the prior month. It was the fifth consecutive month of increase, as purchases jumped for all categories: intermediate goods (29.2 percent, due to industrial supplies, processed: 16 percent; parts & accessories of capital goods, except transport equipment: 33 percent, fuel & lubricants, primary: 228.1 percent); capital goods (14.8 percent, due to an increase in capital goods except transport equipment: 22.6 percent, and consumption goods (1 percent, due to an increase in food and beverages, processed mainly for house consumption (4 percent), food and beverages, primary, mainly for household consumption (6.9 percent), and durable: 6.4 percent. In contrast imports of non-durable decreased 5.7 percent. Imports in Malaysia averaged 18644.67 MYR Million from 1970 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 66833.66 MYR Million in December of 2016 and a record low of 313.60 MYR Million in August of 1970.

Malaysia Imports
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-04-05 04:00 AM Feb 27.7% 16.1% 21.7%
2017-05-05 04:00 AM Mar 39.4% 27.7% 28.6%
2017-06-05 04:00 AM Apr 24.7% 39.4%
2017-07-07 04:00 AM May 24.7%
2017-08-04 04:00 AM Jun
2017-09-06 04:00 AM Jul




Malaysia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 8800.00 5410.00 15767.47 -2880.61 MYR Million [+]
Exports 74000.00 82600.00 82600.00 328.10 MYR Million [+]
Imports 65200.00 77200.00 77200.00 313.60 MYR Million [+]
Current Account 5269.00 12471.00 39982.00 978.00 MYR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 1.30 3.10 17.10 -13.20 percent [+]
External Debt 897049.00 908704.13 908704.13 9063.00 MYR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 97.80 97.70 117.20 92.50 Index Points [+]
Tourism Revenues 82098.20 69119.60 82098.20 8580.50 MYR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2238184.00 2043215.00 2806565.00 459374.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 38.57 38.26 38.57 35.46 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 665.00 673.00 791.00 489.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 2.69 3.58 3.58 0.00 [+]
Capital Flows -8786.00 -14246.00 51408.25 -71566.30 MYR Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 16977.00 13008.00 37325.00 2987.00 MYR Million [+]

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Malaysia Imports Notes

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 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
65200.00 77200.00 77200.00 313.60 1970 - 2017 MYR Million Monthly