Malaysia Current Account to GDP

Malaysia recorded a Current Account surplus of 4.70 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in Malaysia averaged 3.45 Percent from 1980 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 17.10 Percent in 2008 and a record low of -13.20 Percent in 1982. Current Account to GDP in Malaysia is reported by the Department of Statistics Malaysia.

   
 
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Malaysia Current Account to GDP


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.70 7.60 17.10 -13.20 1980 - 2013 Percent Yearly
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. This page provides - Malaysia Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.

Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 5723.65 8869.80 15767.47 -2880.61 MYR Million [+]
Exports 64912.10 66367.00 67108.20 328.10 MYR Million [+]
Imports 59188.49 57497.23 59188.49 313.60 MYR Million [+]
Current Account 19842.00 14834.00 39982.00 1836.00 MYR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 4.70 7.60 17.10 -13.20 Percent [+]
External Debt 162148.24 16763.00 162148.24 9063.00 MYR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 105.70 106.60 127.00 100.20 Index Points [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2175009.00 2525496.00 2806565.00 459374.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 35.46 36.39 36.39 35.46 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 510.00 526.00 790.00 450.00 BBL/D/1K [+]





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