Exports from Malaysia rose by 2.5 percent year-on-year to MYR 84.1 billion in May 2019, below market consensus of a 3.6 percent gain and after a 1.1 percent increase in the previous month. Sales went up for electrical & electronic products (0.5 percent); palm oil & palm oil-based products (7.6 percent); timber & timber based products (15.0 percent); natural rubber (5.3 percent). By contrast, outbound shipments declined for crude petroleum (-20.0 percent); refined petroleum products (-15.5 percent), and liquefied natural gas products (-5.2 percent). Among major trading partners, sales rose to the US (11.7 percent); Singapore (2.6 percent), driven by refined petroleum products, while fell to China (-2.2 percent), led by E&E products. Exports in Malaysia averaged 24601.97 MYR Million from 1970 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 96363.90 MYR Million in October of 2018 and a record low of 328.10 MYR Million in February of 1970.

Exports in Malaysia is expected to be 84000.00 MYR Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Exports in Malaysia to stand at 80500.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Malaysia Exports is projected to trend around 89000.00 MYR Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-04-04 04:00 AM Exports YoY Feb -5.3% 3.1% 1.4%
2019-05-03 04:00 AM Exports YoY Mar -0.5% -5.3% -0.8%
2019-06-03 04:00 AM Exports YoY Apr 1.1% -0.5% -1%
2019-07-04 04:00 AM Exports YoY May 2.5% 1.1% 3.6%
2019-09-04 04:00 AM Exports YoY Jul
2019-10-04 04:00 AM Exports YoY Aug
2019-12-05 04:00 AM Exports YoY Oct


Malaysia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 9082.40 10809.40 16313.37 -2880.61 MYR Million [+]
Current Account 16387.00 10835.00 39982.00 978.00 MYR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 2.30 3.00 17.10 -13.20 percent [+]
Imports 75062.74 74345.58 80197.13 313.60 MYR Million [+]
Exports 84145.10 85155.00 96363.90 328.10 MYR Million [+]
External Debt 903679.82 924887.22 933396.80 9063.00 MYR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 96.90 97.10 117.20 92.50 Index Points [+]
Tourism Revenues 84135.20 82200.00 84135.20 8580.50 MYR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2098267.00 2159517.00 2806565.00 459374.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 38.90 38.90 38.90 35.46 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 640.00 630.00 791.00 489.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 2.70 3.33 3.58 0.00 [+]
Capital Flows -13823.00 -6161.00 51436.00 -71537.00 MYR Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 21726.00 12882.00 37325.00 2452.00 MYR Million [+]

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Malaysia Exports

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 July of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
84145.10 85155.00 96363.90 328.10 1970 - 2019 MYR Million Monthly




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