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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 Q3 2021 11,605 14,411  
* Goods: Exports f.o.b. RM million Q3 2021 236,583 244,046  
* Goods: Imports f.o.b. RM million Q3 2021 195,404 203,382  
* Services: Credits RM million Q3 2021 21,474 21,082  
* Services: Debits RM million Q3 2021 36,694 36,502  
*Primary Income: Credits RM million Q3 2021 17,955 19,250  
* Primary Income: Debits RM million Q3 2021 29,219 28,708  
* Secondary Income: Credits RM million Q3 2021 4,323 5,794  
* Secondary Income: Debits RM million Q3 2021 7,414 7,170  
Capital Account RM million Q3 2021 -137 -143  
* Capital Account: Credits RM million Q3 2021 21 8  
* Capital Account: Debits RM million Q3 2021 158 151  
Financial Account RM million Q3 2021 22,816 -6,957  
* Direct Investment: Assets RM million Q3 2021 -4,670 -8,677 DSBB
* Direct Investment: Liabilities RM million Q3 2021 22,249 12,881  
* Portfolio & Financial Derivatives RM million Q3 2021 -3,523 19,317  
* Other Investment RM million Q3 2021 8,760 -30,479  
* Reserves Assets (1) RM million Q3 2021 -21,285 -4,705  
* Net Errors and Omissions RM million Q3 2021 -12,999 -2,606  
Merchandise Trade          DSBB
* Total exports, f.o.b. RM million 11/2021 112,202.21 114,430.07  
* Total imports, c.i.f. RM million 11/2021 93,301.19 88,129.91  
* Balance RM million 11/2021 18,901.02 26,300.16  
International Investment Position           DSBB
Assets RM million End Of Q3 2021 2,063,230 2,025,950  
* Direct investment RM million End Of Q3 2021 645,708 630,819  
* Portfolio investment RM million End Of Q3 2021 568,120 572,130  
* Equity and investment fund shares RM million End Of Q3 2021 468,061 470,831  
* Debt securities RM million End Of Q3 2021 100,059 101,299  
* Financial derivatives RM million End Of Q3 2021 15,947 18,479  
* Other investment RM million End Of Q3 2021 350,980 343,026  
* Reserve assets (1) RM million End Of Q3 2021 482,474 461,496  
Liabilities RM million End Of Q3 2021 1,995,101 1,913,343  
* Direct investment RM million End Of Q3 2021 871,450 823,434  
* Portfolio investment RM million End Of Q3 2021 685,086 670,239  
* Equity and investment fund shares RM million End Of Q3 2021 229,218 222,231  
* Debt securities RM million End Of Q3 2021 455,868 448,008  
* Financial derivatives RM million End Of Q3 2021 16,179 17,447  
* Other investment RM million End Of Q3 2021 422,385 402,223  
Net International Investment Position RM million End Of Q3 2021 68,129 112,607 DSBB

(1) Source: Central Bank of Malaysia