Malaysia Imports  1970-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Imports to Malaysia jumped 27.7 percent from a year earlier to MYR 63.1 billion in February of 2017, compared to 16.1 percent rise in the preceding month and higher than market expectations of a 21.7 percent. It was the fourth consecutive month of increase, as imports went up for most categories : intermediate goods (39.9 percent), due to fuel & lubricants (258.4 percent); parts & accessories of capital goods, except transport equipment (14.1 percent); industrial supplies, processed (26.4 percent). In contrast, imports for consumption goods declined 0.6 percent, due to semi-durables (-5.3 percent) and non-durables (-3.7 percent). Imports in Malaysia averaged 18644.67 MYR Million from 1970 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 66833.66 MYR Million in December of 2016 and a record low of 313.60 MYR Million in August of 1970.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-02-08 07:00 AM Dec 11.5% 11.2% 9.0%
2017-03-03 04:00 AM Jan 16.1% 11.5% 10%
2017-04-05 04:00 AM Feb 27.7% 16.1% 21.7%
2017-05-05 04:00 AM Mar 27.7%
2017-06-05 04:00 AM Apr
2017-07-07 04:00 AM May




Malaysia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 8708.72 4740.21 15767.47 -2880.61 MYR Million [+]
Exports 71769.70 70269.80 75741.40 328.10 MYR Million [+]
Imports 63061.00 65529.64 66833.66 313.60 MYR Million [+]
Current Account 12200.00 5998.00 39982.00 978.00 MYR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 1.30 3.10 17.10 -13.20 percent [+]
External Debt 908704.13 865283.00 908704.13 9063.00 MYR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 98.00 97.40 117.20 92.50 Index Points [+]
Tourism Revenues 69119.60 71998.80 71998.80 8580.50 MYR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2646810.00 2054165.00 2806565.00 459374.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 38.26 36.39 38.26 35.46 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 675.00 658.00 791.00 489.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 2.69 3.58 3.58 0.00 [+]
Capital Flows -13202.00 -6317.26 51408.25 -71566.30 MYR Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 10825.00 6545.00 37325.00 4590.00 MYR Million [+]

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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 May of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
63061.00 65529.64 66833.66 313.60 1970 - 2017 MYR Million Monthly