Malaysia Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 234,050
No. Of products 4,032
No. Of partners 218
Imports (in US$ Mil) 190,405
No. Of products 4,412
No. Of partners 205

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.10
Index of export market penetration13.47
World Growth-3.91
Country Growth-0.85

Service Indicators 2020

Service imports (BoP, current US$)33,282,732,723.31
Service exports (BoP, current US$)21,859,190,683.02
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)55.03
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)61.47

Malaysia top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China37,879 16.18
Singapore33,816 14.45
United States25,984 11.10
Hong Kong, China16,217 6.93
Japan14,883 6.36
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China40,965 21.51
Singapore17,526 9.20
United States16,594 8.72
Japan14,650 7.69
Other Asia, nes13,806 7.25

Malaysia Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials10,175 4.35 20,539 10.79 2.05
Intermediate goods45,028 19.24 43,980 23.10 4.25
Consumer goods71,008 30.34 42,185 22.16 9.01
Capital goods106,934 45.69 82,494 43.33 1.84

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Monolithic integrate ...45,123,433.10
Petroleum oils, etc, ...12,781,985.55
Gloves of vulcanized ...8,108,555.51
Natural gas, liquefi ...7,105,567.12
Palm oil (excl. crud ...6,846,355.29
Monolithic integrate ...25,497,009.92
Petroleum oils, etc, ...13,379,416.13
Parts of electronic ...7,928,631.51
Petroleum oils and o ...4,600,947.55
Transmission apparat ...3,353,618.21

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Malaysia

Tariffs 2020

No. Of Tariff Agreement 1
Simple Average (%) 5.65
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 125,486,299.54
Maximum Rate (%) 1,221.48
Weighted Average (%) 3.60
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 57.58

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)

2020 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)336,664
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)10,580.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)21,684.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)6.44

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