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

Imports to Malaysia jumped 20.9 percent year-on-year to MYR 71.9 billion in October of 2017, after a 15.2 percent rise in the prior month. It marked the eleventh straight month of increase in inbound shipments while market expected a 20.4 percent growth. Purchases went up for all categories. Imports of intermediate goods rose 14.8 percent to MYR 38.9 billion, driven by parts & accessories of capital goods, except transport equipment (10.2 percent); industrial supplies, processed (14.8 percent), and fuel & lubricant, processed others (92 percent). Inbound shipments of capital goods grew by 5.1 percent to MYR 9.2 billion, mainly due to capital goods except transport equipment (23.9 percent). Purchases of consumption goods went up 11.1 percent to MYR 5.9 billion, led by food and beverages, processed mainly for house consumption (18.5 percent), semi-durable (9 percent) and non-durable (10.8 percent). Imports in Malaysia averaged 19444.91 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
2017-10-06 04:00 AM Imports YoY 22.6% 21.8% 21%
2017-11-03 04:00 AM Imports YoY 15.2% 22.4% 20%
2017-12-06 04:00 AM Imports YoY 20.9% 15.2% 20.4%
2018-01-06 04:00 AM Imports YoY 20.9%
2018-02-08 07:00 AM Imports YoY
2018-03-03 04:00 AM Imports YoY


Malaysia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 10560.50 8603.85 15767.47 -2880.61 MYR Million [+]
Exports 82412.10 78258.10 82624.80 328.10 MYR Million [+]
Imports 71851.60 69654.24 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 97.10 97.30 117.20 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 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 December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
71851.60 69654.24 77224.63 313.60 1970 - 2017 MYR Million Monthly