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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 Statistics Bulletin, April 2021


Malaysia’s total trade in April 2021 recorded the strongest growth ever since 1998 with a surge of 43.2 per cent, reaching RM190.8 billion as compared with RM133.2 billion in April 2020. Exports remained at a higher level, increasing by 63.0 per cent to RM105.6 billion as against a year ago. Imports in April 2021 was valued at RM85.1 billion increased by 24.4 per cent year-on-year (y-o-y). Trade balance continued to record a surplus with a value of RM20.5 billion.

On a month-on-month (m-o-m) basis, exports, imports and total trade posted an increase of 0.6 per cent, 5.4 per cent and 2.7 per cent, respectively. In contrast, trade surplus declined by 15.4 per cent.

Release Date : Friday 28, May 2021 1200

Quarterly Balance of Payments, First Quarter 2021

Malaysia’s Current Account Balance continued a surplus by recording RM12.3 billion in the first quarter of 2021, led by the higher net exports of Goods of RM36.6 billion.

Release Date : Tuesday 11, May 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