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Malaysia’s current account hit a record of RM62.1 billion in 2020
DIA registered a net outflow of RM5.4 billion in Q4 2020.
FDI recorded an inflow of RM6.1 billion in Q4 2020.
Exports 2020: Palm oil and PO-based Products, RM73.3 bilion
Electrical and electronic (E&E) products was 39.4% of 2020 Exports

External Sector

Malaysia External Trade Indices, November 2021*New

Malaysia’s export & import unit value indices recorded positive growths of 1.3 per cent and 1.0 per cent, respectively in November 2021

Release Date : Tuesday 04, January 2022 1200

Malaysia External Trade Statistics Bulletin, November 2021


Malaysia’s trade maintained its upward trend in November 2021 with total trade expanding by 34.9 per cent, reaching RM205.5 billion as compared to RM152.3 billion in November 2020. Exports continued to increase by 32.4 per cent to RM112.2 billion compared to November 2020. Imports rose by 38.0 per cent year-on-year (y-o-y) in November 2021 amounted at RM93.3 billion. Trade balance recorded a surplus of RM18.9 billion with an increase of 10.5 per cent compared to the same period last year.

On a month-on-month (m-o-m) basis, imports and total trade recorded a positive growth of   5.9 per cent and 1.5 per cent respectively, while exports and trade balance contracted by 1.9 per cent and 28.1 per cent respectively.

Release Date : Tuesday 28, December 2021 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.


Release Date : Monday 06, December 2021 1200

Quarterly Balance of Payments, Third Quarter 2021

Malaysia’s Current Account Balance continued to record a surplus of RM11.6 billion in the third quarter of 2021 while International Investment Position registered a net asset of RM68.1 billion

Release Date : Friday 12, November 2021 1200

Statistics on Foreign Affiliates in Malaysia, 2020

Despite uncertain economic situation in 2020, foreign affiliates in Malaysia continued to show good performance by contributing 17.0 per cent to the Malaysia's economy

Release Date : Tuesday 14, September 2021 1200