Malaysia Trade

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Malaysia monthly trade data

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 299,230
No. Of products 4,050
No. Of partners 219
Imports (in US$ Mil) 238,250
No. Of products 4,384
No. Of partners 206

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.10
Index of export market penetration14.40
World Growth12.59
Country Growth12.65

Service Indicators 2021

Service imports (BoP, current US$)35,585,113,458.23
Service exports (BoP, current US$)20,928,577,548.23
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)61.73
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)68.84

Malaysia top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China46,352 15.49
Singapore41,847 13.98
United States34,366 11.48
Hong Kong, China18,494 6.18
Japan18,167 6.07
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China55,270 23.20
Singapore22,619 9.49
Other Asia, nes18,150 7.62
United States18,080 7.59
Japan17,791 7.47

Malaysia Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials11,752 3.93 25,012 10.50 1.77
Intermediate goods63,983 21.38 58,649 24.62 4.20
Consumer goods94,784 31.68 53,719 22.55 9.29
Capital goods127,302 42.54 99,346 41.70 1.88

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Monolithic integrate ...54,966,482.92
Petroleum oils, etc, ...20,795,085.46
Gloves of vulcanized ...12,772,895.39
Palm oil (excl. crud ...9,255,947.77
Natural gas, liquefi ...8,830,997.02
Monolithic integrate ...33,467,259.51
Petroleum oils, etc, ...20,032,597.12
Parts of electronic ...9,393,797.87
Other coal, not aggl ...3,539,382.39
Petroleum oils and o ...3,477,508.21

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Malaysia

Tariffs 2021

No. Of Tariff Agreement 1
Simple Average (%) 5.61
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 156,015,510.81
Maximum Rate (%) 1,246.03
Weighted Average (%) 3.62
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 57.63

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI) 2009

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff (2009)0.29
Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff (2009)0.27

Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

Services Trade Restrictions Index - Over All46.10

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM) 2015

No Of NTM Measures (2015)60
No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit) (2015)2,556

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB) 2013

Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average (2013)0.17
Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average (2013)0.39

World Development Indicators (WDI)

2021 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)372,981
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)10,710.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)26,511.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)7.11

Doing Business

2019 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank12
Trading Across Borders Rank49

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

CPIA Trade Ratings...

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score3.43
LPI Rank32