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Exports 2018: Palm Oil and PO-based Products, RM67.5 billion
Electrical and Electronic Products was 38.0% of 2018 Exports

External Sector

Malaysia External Trade Statistics Bulletin, May 2020


In May 2020, Malaysia’s trade amounted RM115.0 billion, a decrease of 27.8 per cent compared to May 2019. It also posted a decrease of 13.7 per cent compared to the previous month. Exports and imports registered a decrease of 25.5 per cent to RM62.7 billion and 30.4 per cent to RM52.3 billion respectively. Trade balance in May 2020 rebounded to record a surplus of RM10.4 billion after experienced trade deficit in April 2020.

Release Date : Monday 29, June 2020 1200

Malaysia Economic Statistics Review (MESR), Volume 2/2020

MESR Volume 2/2020 highlights on the latest economic and social statistics; and the consequence of COVID-19 to Malaysia. This review provides an early indication on what to be expected on Malaysia's economic performance for the second quarter of 2020.

Release Date : Friday 26, June 2020 1200

Malaysia Trade Statistics Review


Malaysia Trade Statistics Review is a DOSM initiative to produce statistics that incorporate several key indicators through different perspectives. This report provides information on the current scenario of Malaysia's trade and its relationship with other statistical indicators in the Department.

The report contains information on the Malaysia’s merchandise trade performance, the impact of COVID-19 on Malaysia’s trade, exports by SMEs, major imports of selected consumer goods, exports by state, foreign direct investment performance in Malaysia and trade performance links with other statistics produced by DOSM.

Release Date : Thursday 04, June 2020 1200

Quarterly Balance of Payments, First Quarter 2020

Malaysia’s Current Account Balance (CAB) recorded a surplus of RM9.5 billion as against RM7.5 billion in the previous quarter. Meanwhile, Financial account registered a higher net outflow of RM13.3 billion as compared to RM0.1 billion in previous quarter. The international reserves of Bank Negara Malaysia stood at RM444.0 billion.

Release Date : Wednesday 13, May 2020 1200