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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

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Malaysia External Trade Statistics February 2020*New

KEY FACTS

  • In February 2020, exports expanded 11.8% to RM74.5 billion year-on-year (y-o-y). Re-exports was valued at RM9.8 billion which dropped 6.3% and accounted for 13.1% of total exports. However, domestic exports recorded an increase of 15.2% or RM8.5 billion to RM64.7 billion.
  • On a y-o-y basis, imports rose RM6.3 billion (+11.3%) to RM61.8 billion.
  • On a month-on-month (m-o-m) basis, exports decreased RM9.7 billion (-11.5%) from RM84.1 billion. In seasonally adjusted terms, exports registered a decline of 0.1%.
  • On a m-o-m basis, imports posted a decrease of RM10.2 billion (-14.2%) from RM72.1 billion. In seasonally adjusted terms, imports fell 2.0%.
  • On a y-o-y basis, export growth was contributed by expansion in exports to Singapore (+RM2.1 billion), the United States (+RM1.6 billion), Republic of Korea (+RM1.2 billion), China (+RM935.4 million) and Taiwan (+RM430.4 million). 
  • On a y-o-y basis, higher imports were mainly from the United States (+RM989.7 million), India (+RM859.2 million), Taiwan (+RM705.3 million), Republic of Korea (+RM662.1 million) and China (+RM591.9 million).
     
Release Date : Friday 03, April 2020 1200

Quarterly Balance of Payments, Fourth Quarter 2019

Malaysia’s current account balance recorded a surplus of RM7.6 billion as against RM11.5 billion in the previous quarter. Meanwhile, financial account posted a net outflow of RM0.6 billion (Q3 2019: net outflow RM1.3 bilion). The international reserves of Bank Negara Malaysia stood at RM424.1 billion.

Release Date : Wednesday 12, February 2020 1200