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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 2016

  • The total value of exports (FOB) is US$ 189,414 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) is US$ 168,375 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 4,114 products are exported to 217 countries and 4,469 products are imported from 198 countries.

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level 2016

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

  • Malaysia exported Monolithic integrated circuits, nes , worth US$ 24,111,758.88 million.
  • Malaysia exported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 11,099,880.21 million.
  • Malaysia exported Natural gas, liquefied , worth US$ 7,716,314.64 million.
  • Malaysia exported Palm oil (excl. crude) and liquid fractions , worth US$ 6,728,611.36 million.
  • Malaysia exported Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminou , worth US$ 5,653,369.20 million.

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

  • Malaysia imported Monolithic integrated circuits, nes , worth US$ 16,044,461.74 million.
  • Malaysia imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 11,877,272.98 million.
  • Malaysia imported Parts of electronic integrated circuits and mic , worth US$ 8,828,272.83 million.
  • Malaysia imported Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminou , worth US$ 2,819,239.78 million.
  • Malaysia imported Parts and accessories of automatic data process , worth US$ 2,161,739.59 million.

Malaysia top 5 Export and Import partners 2016

The top five countries to which Malaysia exported 2016 along with the partner share in percentage are:

  1. Malaysia exports to Singapore worth US$ 27,581 million, with a partner share of 14.56 percent.
  2. Malaysia exports to China worth US$ 23,753 million, with a partner share of 12.54 percent.
  3. Malaysia exports to United States worth US$ 19,354 million, with a partner share of 10.22 percent.
  4. Malaysia exports to Japan worth US$ 15,250 million, with a partner share of 8.05 percent.
  5. Malaysia exports to Thailand worth US$ 10,628 million, with a partner share of 5.61 percent.

The top five countries to which Malaysia imported goods 2016 along with the share in percentage are

  1. Malaysia imports from China worth US$ 34,306 million, with a partner share of 20.38 percent.
  2. Malaysia imports from Singapore worth US$ 17,453 million, with a partner share of 10.37 percent.
  3. Malaysia imports from Japan worth US$ 13,734 million, with a partner share of 8.16 percent.
  4. Malaysia imports from United States worth US$ 13,419 million, with a partner share of 7.97 percent.
  5. Malaysia imports from Thailand worth US$ 10,209 million, with a partner share of 6.06 percent.

Malaysia Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2016

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2016 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import.


Tariff and Trade Barriers

Tariffs 2014

Tariffs imposed by Malaysia in 2014 are below.

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product is 90.
  • The simple average tariff across all products is 3.37.
  • The trade weighted average tariff is 1.28.
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars are 172,802,170.28 and duty free tariff line items share is 76.21.

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) 2016

Key Development Indicators of Malaysia in 2016 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