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Malaysia Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

Latest trade data available from various sources.
Malaysia monthly trade data

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Malaysia

Overall Exports and Imports for Malaysia 2017

  • The total value of exports (FOB) is US$ 216,428 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) is US$ 193,856 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 4,095 products are exported to 219 countries and 4,451 products are imported from 204 countries.

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level 2017

The top five exported HS 6 digit level products to world by Malaysia along with trade value are:

  • Malaysia exported Monolithic integrated circuits, digital , worth US$ 29,788,728.02 million.
  • Malaysia exported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 13,173,230.25 million.
  • Malaysia exported Natural gas, liquefied , worth US$ 9,361,535.29 million.
  • Malaysia exported Palm oil (excl. crude) and liquid fractions , worth US$ 7,790,756.81 million.
  • Malaysia exported Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminou , worth US$ 6,915,798.03 million.

The top five imported HS 6 digit level products from world by Malaysia along with trade value are

  • Malaysia imported Monolithic integrated circuits, digital , worth US$ 22,457,282.23 million.
  • Malaysia imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 16,596,118.55 million.
  • Malaysia imported Parts of electronic integrated circuits and mic , worth US$ 8,448,449.68 million.
  • Malaysia imported Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminou , worth US$ 3,929,696.58 million.
  • Malaysia imported Transmission apparatus, for radioteleph incorpo , worth US$ 3,553,422.22 million.

Malaysia top 5 Export and Import partners 2017

The top five countries to which Malaysia exported 2017 along with the partner share in percentage are:

  1. Malaysia exports to Singapore worth US$ 30,986 million, with a partner share of 14.32 percent.
  2. Malaysia exports to China worth US$ 29,188 million, with a partner share of 13.49 percent.
  3. Malaysia exports to United States worth US$ 20,576 million, with a partner share of 9.51 percent.
  4. Malaysia exports to Japan worth US$ 17,304 million, with a partner share of 8.00 percent.
  5. Malaysia exports to Thailand worth US$ 11,690 million, with a partner share of 5.40 percent.

The top five countries to which Malaysia imported goods 2017 along with the share in percentage are

  1. Malaysia imports from China worth US$ 38,040 million, with a partner share of 19.62 percent.
  2. Malaysia imports from Singapore worth US$ 21,447 million, with a partner share of 11.06 percent.
  3. Malaysia imports from United States worth US$ 16,047 million, with a partner share of 8.28 percent.
  4. Malaysia imports from Japan worth US$ 14,692 million, with a partner share of 7.58 percent.
  5. Malaysia imports from Other Asia, nes worth US$ 12,666 million, with a partner share of 6.53 percent.

Malaysia Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2017

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2017 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import.


Tariff and Trade Barriers

Tariffs 2016

Tariffs imposed by Malaysia in 2016 are below.

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product is 1,328.69.
  • The simple average tariff across all products is 6.22.
  • The trade weighted average tariff is 4.02.
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars are 106,478,901.22 and duty free tariff line items share is 64.12.

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI) 2009

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  • Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff for the year 2009 is 0.27.
  • Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff for the year 2009 is 0.29.

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

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  • No Of NTM Measures is 60.
  • No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit) is 2,556.

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB) 2013.

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  • Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average for the year 2013 is 0.17.
  • Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average for the year 2013 is 0.39.

Malaysia World Development Indicators (WDI) 2017

Key Development Indicators of Malaysia in 2017 are below

WDI

Malaysia Doing Business 2018

  • The ease of doing business rank for Malaysia is 24.
  • The trade across border rank is 61.
Doing Business

Malaysia Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA),

  • The CPIA Trade Ratings for is not available.
CPIA

MalaysiaLogistics Performance Index (LPI) 2016

  • The LPI score for Malaysia in 2016 is 3.43.
  • The LPI rank is 32.
LPI

Malaysia Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

  • Services Trade Restrictions Index (Over All) for Malaysia is 46.10.
SPRD