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Malaysia Trade

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 2018

  • The total value of exports (FOB) is US$ 247,324 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) is US$ 217,358 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 4,120 products are exported to 222 countries and 4,441 products are imported from 206 countries.

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level 2018

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$ 42,898,716.59 million.
  • Malaysia exported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 16,287,659.82 million.
  • Malaysia exported Natural gas, liquefied , worth US$ 9,943,656.83 million.
  • Malaysia exported Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminou , worth US$ 9,466,030.18 million.
  • Malaysia exported Parts and accessories of automatic data process , worth US$ 6,989,663.30 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$ 27,029,915.97 million.
  • Malaysia imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 20,228,731.99 million.
  • Malaysia imported Parts of electronic integrated circuits and mic , worth US$ 7,842,245.85 million.
  • Malaysia imported Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminou , worth US$ 5,717,062.75 million.
  • Malaysia imported Parts and accessories of automatic data process , worth US$ 3,972,443.78 million.

Malaysia top 5 Export and Import partners 2018

The top five countries to which Malaysia exported 2018 along with the partner share in percentage are:

  1. Malaysia exports to Singapore worth US$ 34,471 million, with a partner share of 13.94 percent.
  2. Malaysia exports to China worth US$ 34,414 million, with a partner share of 13.91 percent.
  3. Malaysia exports to United States worth US$ 22,525 million, with a partner share of 9.11 percent.
  4. Malaysia exports to Hong Kong, China worth US$ 18,483 million, with a partner share of 7.47 percent.
  5. Malaysia exports to Japan worth US$ 17,110 million, with a partner share of 6.92 percent.

The top five countries to which Malaysia imported goods 2018 along with the share in percentage are

  1. Malaysia imports from China worth US$ 43,316 million, with a partner share of 19.93 percent.
  2. Malaysia imports from Singapore worth US$ 25,474 million, with a partner share of 11.72 percent.
  3. Malaysia imports from United States worth US$ 16,094 million, with a partner share of 7.40 percent.
  4. Malaysia imports from Other Asia, nes worth US$ 15,741 million, with a partner share of 7.24 percent.
  5. Malaysia imports from Japan worth US$ 15,729 million, with a partner share of 7.24 percent.

Malaysia Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2018

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2018 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) 2018

Key Development Indicators of Malaysia in 2018 are below

WDI

Malaysia Doing Business 2019

  • The ease of doing business rank for Malaysia is 12.
  • The trade across border rank is 49.
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