Exports from Malaysia unexpectedly rose by 1.1 percent year-on-year to MYR 85.2 billion in April 2019, missing market consensus of a 1 percent fall and after a 0.5 percent contraction in the previous month. Sales increased for: electrical and electronic products/E&E (3.9 pct); refined petroleum products (22.3 pct); liquefied natural gas (26.3 pct); natural rubber (6.0 pct). By contrast, outbound shipments declined for: crude petroleum (-34.6 pct); palm oil and palm oil-based products (-14.8 pct), and timber and timber based products (-3.1 pct). By country, sales rose to Singapore (11.3 pct), driven by E&E products; refined petroleum, and crude petroleum; while fell to China (-6.9 pct), led by E&E products. Exports in Malaysia averaged 24398.67 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 79000.00 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 88000.00 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
2019-01-04 04:00 AM Exports YoY 1.6% 17.7% 6.6%
2019-03-04 04:00 AM Exports YoY 3.1% 4.8% 1.4%
2019-04-04 04:00 AM Exports YoY -5.3% 3.1% 1.4%
2019-06-03 04:00 AM Exports YoY 1.1% -0.5% -1%
2019-07-04 04:00 AM Exports YoY 1.1% -1%
2019-09-04 04:00 AM Exports YoY
2019-10-04 04:00 AM Exports YoY


Malaysia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 10900.00 14369.78 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 74300.00 69700.00 80197.13 313.60 MYR Million [+]
Exports 85200.00 84000.00 96363.90 328.10 MYR Million [+]
External Debt 903679.82 924887.22 933396.80 9063.00 MYR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 97.10 98.30 117.20 92.50 Index Points [+]
Tourism Revenues 84135.20 82200.00 84135.20 8580.50 MYR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2334613.00 2165933.00 2806565.00 459374.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 38.90 38.90 38.90 35.46 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 630.00 656.00 791.00 489.00 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 June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
85200.00 84000.00 96363.90 328.10 1970 - 2019 MYR Million Monthly




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