Current Account to GDP in Malaysia decreased to 1 percent in 2020 from 3.30 percent in 2019. source: Department of Statistics, Malaysia

Current Account to GDP in Malaysia averaged 3.26 percent from 1980 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 17.10 percent in 2008 and a record low of -13.20 percent in 1982. This page provides - Malaysia Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Malaysia Current Account to GDP - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on December of 2021.

Current Account to GDP in Malaysia is expected to reach 2.00 percent of GDP by the end of 2021, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Malaysia Current Account to GDP is projected to trend around 2.00 percent of GDP in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Malaysia Current Account to GDP

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Balance of Trade 26249.00 26129.00 MYR Million Oct/21
Current Account 11605.00 14411.00 MYR Million Sep/21
Current Account to GDP 1.00 3.30 percent of GDP Dec/20
Imports 88180.16 84704.00 MYR Million Oct/21
Exports 114429.40 110834.00 MYR Million Oct/21
Terms of Trade 106.70 105.90 points Oct/21
Foreign Direct Investment 12836.00 8243.00 MYR Million Sep/21
Capital Flows 22686.00 -7088.00 MYR Million Sep/21
Malaysia Current Account to GDP
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.