Current Account to GDP in Malaysia decreased to 1 percent in 2020 from 3.30 percent in 2019. source: Department of Statistics, Malaysia

Current Account to GDP in Malaysia averaged 3.26 percent from 1980 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 17.10 percent in 2008 and a record low of -13.20 percent in 1982. This page provides - Malaysia Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Malaysia Current Account to GDP - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on June of 2022.

Current Account to GDP in Malaysia is expected to reach 2.00 percent of GDP by the end of 2021, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Malaysia Current Account to GDP is projected to trend around 2.00 percent of GDP in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Malaysia Current Account to GDP

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Balance of Trade 12619.00 23480.00 MYR Million May 2022
Current Account 2983.00 15332.00 MYR Million Mar 2022
Current Account to GDP 1.00 3.30 percent of GDP Dec 2020
Imports 107875.78 103947.43 MYR Million May 2022
Exports 120494.00 127585.00 MYR Million May 2022
Terms of Trade 110.90 112.50 points Apr 2022
Foreign Direct Investment 24375.00 24690.41 MYR Million Mar 2022
Capital Flows 30373.00 -2263.00 MYR Million Mar 2022

Malaysia Current Account to GDP
The Current account balance as a percent of GDP provides an indication on the level of international competitiveness of a country. Usually, countries recording a strong current account surplus have an economy heavily dependent on exports revenues, with high savings ratings but weak domestic demand. On the other hand, countries recording a current account deficit have strong imports, a low saving rates and high personal consumption rates as a percentage of disposable incomes.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.00 3.30 17.10 -13.20 1980 - 2020 percent of GDP Yearly