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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 July 2019*New



  • Malaysia’s exports in July 2019 registered an increase of 1.7% to RM88.0 billion year-on-year (y-o-y). Re-exports was valued at RM17.9  billion registering a decrease of 3.9% y-o-y and accounted for 20.3 % of total exports. However, domestic exports increased 3.3% or RM2.2 billion to RM70.1 billion.
  • Imports registered a decrease of 5.9% y-o-y to RM73.7 billion.
  • On a month-on-month (m-o-m) basis, exports grew 15.5% or RM11.8 billion from RM76.1 billion. In seasonally adjusted terms, exports also increased  10.9%.
  • On a m-o-m basis, imports increased 12.3% or RM8.1 billion from RM65.6 billion. In seasonally adjusted terms, imports  increased  7.9%.
  • On a y-o-y basis, exports rose due to the increase in exports to Taiwan (+RM1.2 billion), the United States (+RM610.2 million), China  (+RM488.8 million) and Singapore (+RM372.9 million). However, exports decreased to India (-RM534.0 million), Australia (-RM417.9 million) and Japan            (-RM352.0 million).                 
  • On a y-o-y basis, lower imports were mainly from Singapore (-RM1.8  billion), Taiwan (-RM1.2 billion), India (-RM822.9 million), the European Union (-RM736.3 million) and Thailand (-RM554.0 million). Meanwhile, higher imports were from Republic of Korea (+RM731.0 million), Iraq (+RM462.8 million) and Brunei (+RM426.0 million).
Release Date : Wednesday 04, September 2019 1200

Quarterly Balance of Payments, Second Quarter 2019

Malaysia’s current account balance recorded a surplus of RM14.3 billion as against RM16.4 billion in the previous quarter. Meanwhile, financial account posted a higher net outflow of RM18.6 billion (Q1 2019: net outflow RM13.8 bilion). The international reserves of Bank Negara Malaysia stood at RM425.4 billion.

Release Date : Friday 16, August 2019 1200