Malaysia Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 216,428
No. Of products 4,095
No. Of partners 219
Imports (in US$ Mil) 193,856
No. Of products 4,451
No. Of partners 204

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.09
Index of export market penetration12.09
World Growth1.50
Country Growth0.50

Service Indicators 2017

Service imports (BoP, current US$)42,379,619,577.20
Service exports (BoP, current US$)37,065,214,352.96
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)64.45
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)71.39

Malaysia top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Singapore30,986 14.32
China29,188 13.49
United States20,576 9.51
Japan17,304 8.00
Thailand11,690 5.40
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China38,040 19.62
Singapore21,447 11.06
United States16,047 8.28
Japan14,692 7.58
Other Asia, nes12,666 6.53

Malaysia Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials13,422 6.20 17,469 9.01 4.77
Intermediate goods42,430 19.60 45,094 23.26 4.70
Consumer goods67,902 31.37 44,478 22.94 7.72
Capital goods90,788 41.95 85,770 44.24 2.19

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Monolithic integrate ...29,788,728.02
Petroleum oils, etc, ...13,173,230.25
Natural gas, liquefi ...9,361,535.29
Palm oil (excl. crud ...7,790,756.81
Petroleum oils and o ...6,915,798.03
Monolithic integrate ...22,457,282.23
Petroleum oils, etc, ...16,596,118.55
Parts of electronic ...8,448,449.68
Petroleum oils and o ...3,929,696.58
Transmission apparat ...3,553,422.22

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Malaysia

Tariffs 2016

No. Of Tariff Agreement 1
Simple Average (%) 6.22
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 106,478,901.22
Maximum Rate (%) 1,328.69
Weighted Average (%) 4.02
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 64.12

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)

2017 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)314,710
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)9,650.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)21,847.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)6.94

Doing Business

2018 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank24
Trading Across Borders Rank61

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

CPIA Trade Ratings...

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score3.43
LPI Rank32