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The data shown in this page correspond to the data described on the International Monetary Fund's Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board (DSBB). For a fuller explanation of the DSBB and the statistical standards to which Malaysia has committed, please click on DSBB Website

SDDS Data Category and Component Unit Description Observations More Info
Period Of Latest Latest Data Data For Previous Period
Balance Of Payments           DSBB
Current Account RM million Q2 2021 14,411 12,294  
* Goods: Exports f.o.b. RM million Q2 2021 244,046 225,519  
* Goods: Imports f.o.b. RM million Q2 2021 203,382 188,908  
* Services: Credits RM million Q2 2021 21,082 20,296  
* Services: Debits RM million Q2 2021 36,502 35,245  
*Primary Income: Credits RM million Q2 2021 19,250 17,290  
* Primary Income: Debits RM million Q2 2021 28,708 23,022  
* Secondary Income: Credits RM million Q2 2021 5,794 3,997  
* Secondary Income: Debits RM million Q2 2021 7,170 7,632  
Capital Account RM million Q2 2021 -143 -170  
* Capital Account: Credits RM million Q2 2021 8 11  
* Capital Account: Debits RM million Q2 2021 151 181  
Financial Account RM million Q2 2021 -6,957 15,956  
* Direct Investment: Assets RM million Q2 2021 -8,677 -9,128 DSBB
* Direct Investment: Liabilities RM million Q2 2021 12,881 10,514  
* Portfolio & Financial Derivatives RM million Q2 2021 19,317 661  
* Other Investment RM million Q2 2021 -30,479 13,908  
* Reserves Assets (1) RM million Q2 2021 -4,705 -17,132  
* Net Errors and Omissions RM million Q2 2021 -2,606 -10,948  
Merchandise Trade          DSBB
* Total exports, f.o.b. RM million 08/2021 95,586.5 97,320.7  
* Total imports, c.i.f. RM million 08/2021 74,198.5 83,563.7  
* Balance RM million 08/2021 21,388.0 13,756.9  
International Investment Position           DSBB
Assets RM million End Of Q2 2021 2,025,950 2,020,097  
* Direct investment RM million End Of Q2 2021 630,819 629,069  
* Portfolio investment RM million End Of Q2 2021 572,130 556,923  
* Equity and investment fund shares RM million End Of Q2 2021 470,831 455,861  
* Debt securities RM million End Of Q2 2021 101,299 101,062  
* Financial derivatives RM million End Of Q2 2021 18,479 18,443  
* Other investment RM million End Of Q2 2021 343,026 364,816  
* Reserve assets (1) RM million End Of Q2 2021 461,496 450,846  
Liabilities RM million End Of Q2 2021 1,913,343 1,913,708  
* Direct investment RM million End Of Q2 2021 823,434 802,674  
* Portfolio investment RM million End Of Q2 2021 670,239 640,045  
* Equity and investment fund shares RM million End Of Q2 2021 222,231 222,339  
* Debt securities RM million End Of Q2 2021 448,008 417,705  
* Financial derivatives RM million End Of Q2 2021 17,447 18,617  
* Other investment RM million End Of Q2 2021 402,223 452,372  
Net International Investment Position RM million End Of Q2 2021 112,607 106,389 DSBB

(1) Source: Central Bank of Malaysia