Malaysia recorded a Current Account surplus of 3.50 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2021. source: Department of Statistics, Malaysia

Current Account to GDP in Malaysia averaged 3.34 percent of GDP from 1980 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 17.10 percent of GDP in 2008 and a record low of -13.20 percent of GDP 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 September of 2022.

Current Account to GDP in Malaysia is expected to reach 2.00 percent of GDP by the end of 2022, 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 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Malaysia Current Account to GDP

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Balance of Trade 16924.00 15585.00 MYR Million Aug 2022
Current Account 4418.00 2983.00 MYR Million Jun 2022
Current Account to GDP 3.50 4.20 percent of GDP Dec 2021
Imports 124410.13 118488.81 MYR Million Aug 2022
Exports 141334.20 134073.90 MYR Million Aug 2022
Terms of Trade 112.20 110.60 points Jul 2022
Foreign Direct Investment 17305.14 24375.00 MYR Million Jun 2022
Capital Flows 189.00 30373.00 MYR Million Jun 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
3.50 4.20 17.10 -13.20 1980 - 2021 percent of GDP Yearly