Malaysia Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

Latest trade data available from various sources.

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 189,414
No. Of products 4,114
No. Of partners 217
Imports (in US$ Mil) 168,375
No. Of products 4,469
No. Of partners 198

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.09
Index of export market penetration12.02
World Growth-4.43
Country Growth-5.03

Service Indicators 2016

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)60.84
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)67.24

Malaysia top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Singapore27,581 14.56
China23,753 12.54
United States19,354 10.22
Japan15,250 8.05
Thailand10,628 5.61
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China34,306 20.38
Singapore17,453 10.37
Japan13,734 8.16
United States13,419 7.97
Thailand10,209 6.06

Malaysia Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials11,159 5.89 14,038 8.34 1.07
Intermediate goods37,547 19.82 39,586 23.51 1.89
Consumer goods59,848 31.60 39,130 23.24 2.30
Capital goods80,278 42.38 74,920 44.50 0.69

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Monolithic integrate ...24,111,758.88
Petroleum oils, etc, ...11,099,880.21
Natural gas, liquefi ...7,716,314.64
Palm oil (excl. crud ...6,728,611.36
Petroleum oils and o ...5,653,369.20
Monolithic integrate ...16,044,461.74
Petroleum oils, etc, ...11,877,272.98
Parts of electronic ...8,828,272.83
Petroleum oils and o ...2,819,239.78
Parts and accessorie ...2,161,739.59

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Malaysia

Tariffs 2014

No. Of Tariff Agreement 14
Simple Average (%) 3.37
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 172,802,170.28
Maximum Rate (%) 90
Weighted Average (%) 1.28
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 76.21

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)

2016 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)296,359
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)9,850.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)18,957.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)6.40

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