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2013 Financial assets position reached RM1,354.0 billion
Exports 2015: Palm Oil and PO-based Products, RM63.2billion
Machinery & Transport Equipment was 41.8% of 2015 Exports

External Sector

Malaysia External Trade Statistics September 2018*New

  • In September 2018, exports expanded 6.7% to RM83.0 billion year-on-year (y-o-y). Re-exports was valued at RM16.5 billion registering an increase of 26.2% y-o-y and accounted for 19.9% of total exports. Domestic exports also recorded an increase of 2.7% or RM1.8 billion to RM66.5 billion.
  • Imports registered a decrease of 2.7% y-o-y to RM67.8billion. This was the second lowest of import value in 2018.
  • On a month-on-month (m-o-m) basis, exports increased 1.5% or RM1.2 billion from RM81.8 billion. In seasonally adjusted terms, exports also rose1.1%.
  • On a m-o-m basis, imports decreased 15.5% or RM12.4 billion from RM80.2 billion. In seasonally adjusted terms, imports also declined14.7%.
  • On a y-o-y basis, export growth was contributed by expansion in exports to Hong Kong (+RM2.2 billion), Taiwan (+RM1.0 billion), Singapore (+RM974.7 million), Australia (+RM539.5 million) and  Republic of Korea (+RM454.7 million).
  • On a y-o-y basis, lower imports were mainly from India (-RM725.6 million), Republic of Korea (-RM579.3 million), Viet Nam (-RM434.6 million), United Arab Emirates (-RM348.1 million) and European Union (-RM348.0 million).
Release Date : Monday 05, November 2018 1200

Quarterly Balance of Payments, Second Quarter 2018

Malaysia's Balance of Payments recorded a lower surplus of RM3.9 billion in current account for the second quarter of 2018 (Q1 2018: RM15.0 billion). Meanwhile, financial account recorded a lower net inflow of RM9.2 billion (Q1 2018: net inflow RM15.2 billion).

Release Date : Friday 17, August 2018 1200

Foreign Affiliates Statistics in Malaysia 2016

Statistics on Foreign Affiliates in Malaysia portrays the performance of foreign controlled companies in Malaysia which owned more than 50 per cent of the equity. In 2016, foreign affiliates in Malaysia generated a value added of RM222.7 billion with Manufacturing sector remained as the largest contributor (47.2 per cent).

Release Date : Thursday 30, November 2017 1200

Statistics on Malaysia's Affiliates Abroad 2015

Malaysia has 2,125 affiliates operating in 84 countries in 2015. The Services based enterprises contributed 74.2 percent and followed by Manufacturing of 14.1 per cent and Agriculture of 4.8 per cent.

Release Date : Tuesday 17, October 2017 1200