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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

Statistics on Foreign Affiliates in Malaysia, 2020*New

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

Malaysia External Trade Statistics Bulletin, July 2021


Malaysia’s trade maintained its upward trend in July 2021 with total trade expanding by 13.0 per cent, reaching RM181.0 billion as compared to RM160.1 billion in July 2020. Exports continued to increase by 5.0 per cent to RM97.3 billion compared to July 2020. Imports rose by 24.0 per cent year-on-year (y-o-y) in July 2021 amounted at RM83.6 billion. Trade balance recorded a surplus of RM13.7 billion with a decrease of 45.8 per cent compared to the same period last year.

In comparison to June 2021, imports recorded positive growths of 0.5 per cent, while exports, total trade and trade balance contracted by 7.7 per cent, 4.1 per cent and 38.5 per cent, respectively.

Release Date : Friday 27, August 2021 1200

Quarterly Balance of Payments, Second Quarter 2021

Malaysia’s Current Account surplus soared 17.2 per cent to RM14.4 billion in Q2 2021, steered by better performance in merchandise trade amid a wider deficit in Services

Release Date : Friday 13, August 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 : Thursday 31, December 2020 0000