Malaysia Exports  1970-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Exports from Malaysia declined by 8.6 percent from a year earlier to MYR 69.2 billion in October of 2016, following a 3.0 percent drop in September and faster than market estimates of a 5.8 percent drop. It was the second straight month of decline and the largest drop since April 2015, as sales decreased for: crude petroleum (-27.9 percent), LNG (-40.2 percent), timber and timber based products (-11.4 percent) and refined petroleum products (-1.4 percent). In contrast, outbound shipments increased for: palm oil and palm based products (+2.1 percent) and electrical & electronic products (+1.2 percent). Exports dropped to the EU (-12 percent), the US (-3.5 percent), Japan (-29.1 percent), Singapore (-7.5 percent), and Thailand (-8.9 percent). In contrast, outbound shipments rose to China (+3.4 percent). Exports in Malaysia averaged 21451.52 MYR Million from 1970 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 75810.20 MYR Million in October of 2015 and a record low of 328.10 MYR Million in February of 1970.

Malaysia Exports
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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-10-07 04:00 AM Aug 1.5% -5.3% -1.6%
2016-11-04 04:00 AM Sep -3.0% 1.5% -1.9%
2016-12-07 04:00 AM Oct -8.6% -3.0% -5.8%
2017-01-07 04:00 AM Nov -8.6% 69783.50%
2017-02-05 04:00 AM Dec 68636.33%
2017-03-04 04:00 AM Jan 68571.23%




Malaysia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 9756.67 7560.68 15767.47 -2880.61 MYR Million [+]
Exports 69195.70 68032.30 75810.20 328.10 MYR Million [+]
Imports 59400.00 60500.00 63903.70 313.60 MYR Million [+]
Current Account 5998.00 1884.00 39982.00 978.00 MYR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 3.00 4.40 17.10 -13.20 percent [+]
External Debt 865283.00 848242.00 865283.00 9063.00 MYR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 96.30 95.40 117.20 92.50 Index Points [+]
Tourism Revenues 69119.60 71998.80 71998.80 8580.50 MYR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2282173.00 2296615.00 2806565.00 459374.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 36.39 36.39 38.26 35.46 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 668.00 674.00 791.00 489.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 2.69 3.58 3.58 0.00 [+]
Capital Flows -6317.26 9613.74 51408.25 -71566.30 MYR Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 6545.00 8800.00 37325.00 4590.00 MYR Million [+]



Malaysia Exports Notes

Exports supported by influx of foreign direct investments have been one of the most important factors driving Malaysia’s GDP growth in recent years. Malaysia's main exports are: electrical and electronics products (36 percent), chemicals (7.1 percent), petroleum products (7.0 percent), liquefied natural gas (6 percent), and palm oil (5.1 percent). Malaysia's main export partners are: Singapore (14 percent), China (13 percent), European Union (10 percent), Japan (9.5 percent), the United States (9.4 percent) and Thailand (6 percent). This page provides the latest reported value for - Malaysia Exports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Malaysia Exports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2016.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
69195.70 68032.30 75810.20 328.10 1970 - 2016 MYR Million Monthly



Last Reference Previous Highest
Exports 69195.70  MYR Million Oct/16 68032.30 75810.20 [+]
Imports 59400.00  MYR Million Oct/16 60500.00 63903.70 [+]