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

Imports to Malaysia fell 6.6 percent year-on-year to MYR 59.4 billion in October of 2016, compared to a 0.1 percent drop in the preceding month and much higher than market consensus of a 0.2 percent fall. Purchases went down for: capital goods (-2.0 percent, due to capital goods except for transport equipment: -9.1 percent); consumption goods (-8.0 percent, due to food & beverages processed, mainly for household: -11.6 percent and semi-durable: -9.2 percent), and intermediate goods (-8.9 percent, due to parts & accessories of capital goods except transport equipment : -11.9 percent and fuels & lubricants, processed, others : -52.2 percent). Imports in Malaysia averaged 18321.32 MYR Million from 1970 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 63903.70 MYR Million in October of 2014 and a record low of 313.60 MYR Million in August of 1970.

Malaysia Imports
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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-10-07 04:00 AM Aug 4.9% -4.8% 2.9%
2016-11-04 04:00 AM Sep -0.1% 4.9% -0.9%
2016-12-07 04:00 AM Oct -6.6% -0.1% -0.2%
2017-01-07 04:00 AM Nov -6.6% 59956.99%
2017-02-05 04:00 AM Dec 60124.08%
2017-03-04 04:00 AM Jan 59744.30%




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 Imports Notes

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 2016.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
59400.00 60500.00 63903.70 313.60 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 [+]