Malaysia Current Account Balance

1999 - 2020 | Quarterly | USD mn | CEIC Data

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Malaysia Current Account recorded a surplus of 6.2 USD bn in Sep 2020, compared with a surplus of 1.7 USD bn in the previous quarter. Malaysia Current Account Balance: USD mn data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 1999 to Sep 2020, with an averaged value of 3.4 USD bn. The data reached an all-time high of 12.3 USD bn in Jun 2008 and a record low of 318.7 USD mn in Jun 2013. CEIC converts quarterly Current Account Balance into USD. The Department of Statistics provides Current Account Balance in local currency based on BPM6. Federal Reserve Board average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions. Current Account Balance prior to Q1 2005 is based on BPM5. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 1.5 USD bn in Sep 2020. Malaysia Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 2.2 USD bn in Sep 2020. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment fell by 562.8 USD mn in Sep 2020. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 87.6 USD bn in Sep 2020.

What was Malaysia's Current Account Balance in Sep 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

6,216.5

USD mn Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2020

1,749.3

USD mn Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2020

318.7

Jun 2013

12,293.2

Jun 2008

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2020

Updated on 13 Nov 2020

Current Account Balance by Country Comparison

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All Countries/Regions
Asia and Oceania
Europe and Central Asia
Middle East and Africa
North and South America
Country/Region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn)

-416.2

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Jun 2020

Algeria (USD mn)

-4,010.0

Jun 2019

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Jun 2019

Argentina (USD mn)

2,824.2

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1976 - Jun 2020

Armenia (USD mn)

-143.6

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Jun 2020

Australia (USD mn)

7,171.9

Sep 2020

quarterly

Sep 1959 - Sep 2020

Austria (USD mn)

-49.5

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1970 - Jun 2020

Azerbaijan (USD mn)

-48.1

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Jun 2020

Bahrain (USD mn)

-794.0

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

Bangladesh (USD mn)

1,048.6

Aug 2020

monthly

Jul 1997 - Aug 2020

Belarus (USD mn)

273.3

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Jun 2020

Belgium (USD mn)

-407.6

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Jun 2020

Bolivia (USD mn)

-311.4

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1988 - Sep 2020

Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn)

-130.4

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Jun 2020

Botswana (USD mn)

-582.9

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2020

Brazil (USD mn)

1,473.0

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Oct 2020

Brunei (USD mn)

11.2

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Dec 2019

Bulgaria (USD mn)

-216.2

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1996 - Sep 2020

Cambodia (USD mn)

-282.6

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2020

Canada (USD mn)

-5,652.2

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1957 - Sep 2020

Chile (USD mn)

-25.3

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Sep 2020

China (USD mn)

94,200.0

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Sep 2020

Colombia (USD mn)

-1,774.3

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Sep 2020

Croatia (USD mn)

-733.2

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Jun 2020

Cyprus (USD mn)

-200.4

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Jun 2020

Czech Republic (USD mn)

1,449.0

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Sep 2020

Denmark (USD mn)

3,030.0

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Sep 2020

Ecuador (USD mn)

254.9

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Jun 2020

Egypt (USD mn)

-3,828.0

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 1993 - Jun 2020

Estonia (USD mn)

157.0

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2020

European Union (USD mn)

111,035.4

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2020

Finland (USD mn)

123.7

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1980 - Sep 2020

France (USD mn)

-6,705.7

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2020

Georgia (USD mn)

-336.8

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2020

Germany (USD mn)

25,950.6

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1991 - Sep 2020

Ghana (USD mn)

-663.0

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Jun 2020

Greece (USD mn)

-587.8

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Sep 2020

Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn)

7,666.8

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2020

Hungary (USD mn)

-926.0

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 1989 - Jun 2020

Iceland (USD mn)

-8.6

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1976 - Sep 2020

India (USD mn)

19,797.9

Jun 2020

quarterly

Jun 1949 - Jun 2020

Indonesia (USD mn)

964.2

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1981 - Sep 2020

Iran (USD mn)

26,741.0

2019

yearly

1997 - 2019

Ireland (USD mn)

14,864.0

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1981 - Sep 2020

Israel (USD mn)

4,374.0

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1992 - Jun 2020

Italy (USD mn)

9,005.8

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1970 - Sep 2020

Ivory Coast (USD mn)

-1,068.8

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

Japan (USD mn)

12,743.0

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1996 - Sep 2020

Jordan (USD mn)

-1,379.8

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Jun 2020

Kazakhstan (USD mn)

-5,500.1

Sep 2020

quarterly

Dec 1997 - Sep 2020

Kenya (USD mn)

-270.0

Jun 2019

monthly

Jan 2002 - Jun 2019

South Korea (USD mn)

6,396.2

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1980 - Sep 2020

Kosovo (USD mn)

-106.3

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2009 - Sep 2020

Kuwait (USD mn)

1,418.6

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

Kyrgyzstan (USD mn)

213.9

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Jun 2020

Laos (USD mn)

202.5

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Sep 2020

Latvia (USD mn)

88.4

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Sep 2020

Lebanon (USD mn)

-418.1

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Mar 2020

Lithuania (USD mn)

473.8

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Sep 2020

Luxembourg (USD mn)

600.7

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2020

Macau SAR, China (USD mn)

17,695.8

2019

yearly

2002 - 2019

North Macedonia (USD mn)

-28.4

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Sep 2020

Malawi (USD mn)

-1,220.2

2019

yearly

1977 - 2019

Malaysia (USD mn)

6,216.5

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2020

Malta (USD mn)

-388.0

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2020

Mauritius (USD mn)

-327.0

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2017 - Jun 2020

Mexico (USD mn)

17,497.7

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Sep 2020

Moldova (USD mn)

-19.2

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2020

Mongolia (USD mn)

95.5

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2009 - Oct 2020

Montenegro (USD mn)

-251.0

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Sep 2020

Morocco (USD mn)

-908.1

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Jun 2020

Mozambique (USD mn)

-1,384.4

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Sep 2020

Myanmar (USD mn)

-910.6

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1976 - Jun 2020

Nepal (USD mn)

290.0

Oct 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Oct 2020

Netherlands (USD mn)

12,624.0

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1967 - Jun 2020

New Zealand (USD mn)

297.8

Jun 2020

quarterly

Jun 1971 - Jun 2020

Nigeria (USD mn)

-3,232.3

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2020

Norway (USD mn)

1,085.3

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1981 - Sep 2020

Oman (USD mn)

-4,140.4

2019

yearly

1974 - 2019

Pakistan (USD mn)

792.0

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1976 - Sep 2020

Palestinian Territory (USD mn)

-348.9

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Panama (USD mn)

2.2

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Jun 2020

Paraguay (USD mn)

256.8

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2020

Peru (USD mn)

235.7

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Sep 2020

Philippines (USD mn)

1,041.4

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jun 2020

Poland (USD mn)

1,266.0

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Sep 2020

Portugal (USD mn)

-223.0

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1996 - Sep 2020

Qatar (USD mn)

-2,407.1

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Jun 2020

Romania (USD mn)

-1,694.7

Sep 2020

monthly

May 2002 - Sep 2020

Russia (USD mn)

5,627.0

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2020

Saudi Arabia (USD mn)

-17,979.9

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2020

Serbia (USD mn)

-192.7

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2013 - Sep 2020

Singapore (USD mn)

16,677.7

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1986 - Sep 2020

Slovakia (USD mn)

505.6

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1997 - Sep 2020

Slovenia (USD mn)

491.0

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Sep 2020

South Africa (USD mn)

-1,441.8

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2020

Spain (USD mn)

358.3

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1990 - Sep 2020

Sri Lanka (USD mn)

-548.4

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Jun 2020

Sudan (USD mn)

-1,054.0

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Jun 2020

Sweden (USD mn)

6,525.4

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1975 - Jun 2020

Switzerland (USD mn)

10,251.4

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1983 - Jun 2020

Syria (USD mn)

-8,653.0

2011

yearly

1977 - 2011

Taiwan (USD mn)

28,651.0

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Sep 2020

Tajikistan (USD mn)

-266.3

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

Thailand (USD mn)

985.0

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1985 - Oct 2020

Tunisia (USD mn)

-667.3

Sep 2020

quarterly

Dec 2003 - Sep 2020

Turkey (USD mn)

-2,364.0

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1992 - Sep 2020

Ukraine (USD mn)

261.0

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Sep 2020

United Arab Emirates (USD mn)

29,652.8

2019

yearly

1996 - 2019

United Kingdom (USD mn)

-3,431.3

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1957 - Jun 2020

United States (USD mn)

-170,541.0

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2020

Uruguay (USD mn)

60.6

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2020

Uzbekistan (USD mn)

-1,086.8

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Jun 2020

Venezuela (USD mn)

2,533.0

Mar 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2019

Vietnam (USD mn)

-323.0

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Jun 2020

Yemen (USD mn)

-2,421.5

2016

yearly

1990 - 2016

Zambia (USD mn)

210.3

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Jun 2020

Malaysia Key Series

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All Indicators
National Accounts
Production
Construction and Properties
Government and Public Finance
Demographic and Labour Market
Domestic Trade and Household Survey
Inflation
Foreign Trade
Balance of Payments
Monetary
Banking Statistics
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates
Energy
Tourism
Business and Economic Survey
Financial Market
Transport and Telecommunications
National Accounts Last Frequency Range
Nominal GDP (USD mn)

87,631.1

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1991 - Sep 2020

Real GDP Growth (%)

-2.7

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Sep 2020

Nominal GDP Growth (%)

-3.688

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1992 - Sep 2020

GDP per Capita (USD)

11,197.665

2019

yearly

1957 - 2019

GDP Deflator Growth (%)

-1.1

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Sep 2020

Private Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

54,714.809

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1991 - Sep 2020

Private Consumption: % of GDP (%)

62.4

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1991 - Sep 2020

Public Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

10,526.788

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1991 - Sep 2020

Public Consumption: % of GDP (%)

12.0

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1991 - Sep 2020

Investment: % of GDP (%)

17.9

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1991 - Sep 2020

Gross Fixed Capital Formation (USD mn)

18,420.271

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1991 - Sep 2020

Gross National Product (GNP) (USD mn)

85,449.009

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Sep 2020

Gross Savings Rate (%)

25.6

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Sep 2020

Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita (PPP Intl $)

37,715.371

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita (USD)

14,765.668

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Forecast: Real GDP Growth (%)

5.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Total Trade of Goods & Services: % of Nominal GDP (%)

114.471

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1991 - Sep 2020

BNM Forecast: GDP: 2015p: YoY: Exports of Goods & Services: Exports (%)

-13.600

2020

yearly

2020 - 2020

BNM Forecast: GDP: 2015p: YoY: Domestic Demand (DD) (%)

1.100

2020

yearly

2020 - 2020

Production Last Frequency Range
Industrial Production Index Growth (%)

1.1

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2011 - Sep 2020

Minerals Production (Metric Ton)

93,166,200.000

2018

yearly

2009 - 2018

Gold Production (kg)

2,124.000

2017

yearly

1990 - 2017

Silver Production (Metric Ton)

0.180

2016

yearly

1986 - 2016

Motor Vehicle Production (Unit)

571,632.000

2019

yearly

1997 - 2019

Construction and Properties Last Frequency Range
House Prices Growth (%)

0.4

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2020

Nominal Residential Property Price Index (2010=100)

196.385

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1988 - Jun 2020

Nominal Residential Property Price Index Growth (%)

0.819

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1989 - Dec 2019

Real Residential Property Price Index (2010=100)

166.174

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1988 - Jun 2020

Real Residential Property Price Index Growth (%)

2.986

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1989 - Jun 2020

MY: No of Property Sales: Residential (Unit)

197,385.000

2018

yearly

1989 - 2018

MY: No of Property Sales: Commercial (Unit)

23,936.000

2018

yearly

1989 - 2018

MY: No of Property Sales: Industrial (Unit)

6,032.000

2018

yearly

1989 - 2018

MY: No of Property Sales: Agricultural (Unit)

67,329.000

2018

yearly

1989 - 2018

No of Property Sales: Total (Unit)

89,245.000

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Sep 2020

No of Property Sales: Residential (Unit)

55,845.000

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Sep 2020

No of Property Sales: Commercial (Unit)

5,652.000

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Sep 2020

No of Property Sales: Industrial (Unit)

1,323.000

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Sep 2020

No of Property Sales: Agricultural (Unit)

20,764.000

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Sep 2020

No of Property Sales: Development Land (Unit)

5,661.000

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Sep 2020

No of Property Sales: Other (Unit)

2.000

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Jun 2020

MY: Property Sales: Residential (MYR mn)

68,748.710

2018

yearly

1989 - 2018

MY: Property Sales: Commercial (MYR mn)

29,513.120

2018

yearly

1989 - 2018

MY: Property Sales: Industrial (MYR mn)

15,012.610

2018

yearly

1989 - 2018

MY: Property Sales: Agricultural (MYR mn)

13,001.690

2018

yearly

1989 - 2018

Property Sales: Total (MYR mn)

33,775.480

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Sep 2020

Property Sales: Residential (MYR mn)

19,371.447

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Sep 2020

Property Sales: Commercial (MYR mn)

4,914.210

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Sep 2020

Property Sales: Industrial (MYR mn)

3,620.961

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Sep 2020

Property Sales: Agricultural (MYR mn)

3,884.095

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Sep 2020

Property Sales: Development Land (MYR mn)

1,984.768

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Sep 2020

Property Sales: Other (MYR mn)

0.000

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Sep 2020

MY: Residential Property: Stock: Construction Started (CS) (Unit)

28,067.000

Dec 2018

quarterly

Sep 2000 - Dec 2018

MY: Residential Property: Stock: Completion (CO) (Unit)

24,808.000

Dec 2018

quarterly

Jun 2000 - Dec 2018

MY: Office: Completion: No of Building (Unit)

9.000

Sep 2018

quarterly

Jun 2000 - Sep 2018

Commercial Complex: Completion (CO): No of Bldg (Unit)

10.000

Sep 2018

quarterly

Jun 2000 - Sep 2018

Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%)

-3.6

2019

yearly

1970 - 2019

Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn)

-13,265.471

2019

yearly

1970 - 2019

Tax Revenue (USD mn)

7,311.206

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Sep 2020

Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%)

8.3

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1991 - Sep 2020

National Government Debt (USD mn)

208,271.7

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1978 - Sep 2020

Government Debt: % of GDP (%)

61.0

Sep 2020

quarterly

Dec 2010 - Sep 2020

Forecast: Government Expenditure (MYR bn)

470.258

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Forecast: Government Net Debt (MYR bn)

1,298.128

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Forecast: Government Revenue (MYR bn)

404.429

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Central Government Operations: ytd: Revenue (MYR mn)

167,629.000

Oct 2020

monthly

Mar 2000 - Oct 2020

Central Government Operations: ytd: Expenditure (MYR mn)

257,516.000

Oct 2020

monthly

Mar 2000 - Oct 2020

Central Government Operations: ytd: Overall Balance (MYR mn)

-89,885.000

Oct 2020

monthly

Mar 2000 - Oct 2020

Central Govt Current Expenditure: Total (MYR mn)

56,325.000

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2020

Govt Debt: Domestic (MYR mn)

658,963.000

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Sep 2020

Govt Debt: External (MYR mn)

215,313.000

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Sep 2020

Demographic and Labour Market Last Frequency Range
Population (Person mn)

32.6

2019

yearly

1947 - 2019

Labour Force Participation Rate (%)

68.4

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2015 - Sep 2020

Employed Persons (Person)

15,193,100.000

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2009 - Sep 2020

Unemployment Rate (%)

5.40

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2016 - May 2020

Monthly Earnings (USD)

792

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2013 - Sep 2020

Labour Productivity Growth (%)

-2.23

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Sep 2020

Forecast: Population (Person mn)

35.086

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Forecast: Employment (Person mn)

0.000

yearly

-

Forecast: Unemployment Rate (%)

3.300

2025

yearly

1985 - 2025

Mid Year Population: 2010 Census (Person mn)

32.581

2019

yearly

2010 - 2019

Number of Job Vacancies (Unit)

75,502.000

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - Sep 2020

Payroll: Wholesale, Retail, Motor Vehicle & Services (MYR mn)

24,798.414

Dec 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2018

Payroll: Wholesale, Retail & Motor Vehicle (MYR mn)

12,309.939

Dec 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2018

Employment: Urban (Person mn)

11.204

2017

yearly

1995 - 2017

Employment: Rural (Person mn)

3.246

2017

yearly

1995 - 2017

Labour Force: Female (Person mn)

6.078

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Labour Force: Male (Person mn)

9.504

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Employment: Male (Person mn)

9.202

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Employment: Female (Person mn)

5.871

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Unemployment: Male (Person mn)

0.301

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Unemployment: Female (Person mn)

0.207

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Hours Worked: Mean (Hour)

45.100

2019

yearly

2003 - 2019

Hours Worked: Mean: Manufacturing (Hour)

47.000

2019

yearly

2010 - 2019

Domestic Trade and Household Survey Last Frequency Range
Retail Sales Growth (%)

-1.5

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Aug 2020

Number of Registered Vehicles (Unit)

17,092,540

Jun 2020

quarterly

Jun 1996 - Jun 2020

Motor Vehicles Sales (Unit)

56,670

Oct 2020

monthly

Jul 1994 - Oct 2020

Motor Vehicles Sales Growth (%)

5.2

Oct 2020

monthly

Jul 1995 - Oct 2020

Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars (Unit)

54,108.000

Dec 2019

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars (Unit)

550,179.000

Dec 2019

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Consumer Confidence: Net Balance (% Point)

-8.5

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1988 - Sep 2020

Consumer Confidence Growth (% Point)

7.5

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1989 - Sep 2020

Household Expenditure per Capita (USD)

3,393.106

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Household Income per Capita (USD)

4,820.581

2016

yearly

2002 - 2016

Wholesale Sales (MYR mn)

154,454.050

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Sep 2020

Retail Sales (MYR mn)

135,144.949

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Sep 2020

Household Income: Mean: Total (MYR th)

6.958

2016

yearly

1970 - 2016

Expenditure Per Household: Monthly Average (MA) (MYR)

4,533.526

2019

yearly

1994 - 2019

Inflation Last Frequency Range
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth (%)

-1.5

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1958 - Oct 2020

Core CPI Change (%)

0.835

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2016 - Oct 2020

CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change (%)

1.500

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2006 - Oct 2020

Producer Price Index Growth (%)

-3.6

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2011 - Oct 2020

Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth (%)

2.013

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

CPI: Non Food (2010=100)

115.700

Feb 2019

monthly

Jan 2010 - Feb 2019

CPI: Services (2010=100)

127.700

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2010 - Oct 2020

CPI: Transport (2010=100)

103.100

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Oct 2020

CPI: Housing,Water,Electricity,Gas & Other Fuels (HW) (2010=100)

118.100

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Oct 2020

Consumer Price Index (CPI ) (2010=100)

120.200

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Oct 2020

CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverages (FB) (2010=100)

135.300

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Oct 2020

CPI: Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco (2010=100)

168.700

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Oct 2020

CPI: Food (2010=100)

134.100

Feb 2019

monthly

Jan 2010 - Feb 2019

Consumer Price Index (CPI): Core (2010=100)

120.800

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2015 - Oct 2020

Producer Price Index (PPI): For Local Production (LP) (2010=100)

101.300

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Oct 2020

PPI: LP: Agri, forestry & fishing (2010=100)

114.800

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Oct 2020

PPI: LP: Mining (2010=100)

56.800

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Oct 2020

PPI: LP: Manufacturing (2010=100)

104.900

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Oct 2020

PPI: LP: Electricity and gas (2010=100)

115.900

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Oct 2020

PPI: LP: Water Supply (2010=100)

112.700

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Oct 2020

Producer Price Index: 2010p: YoY (%)

-3.616

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2015 - Oct 2020

Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%)

3.532

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Trade Balance (USD mn)

4,637.9

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1990 - Oct 2020

Total Exports (USD mn)

20,479.1

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1990 - Oct 2020

Total Exports Growth (%)

0.4

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1991 - Oct 2020

Aluminum: Exports (USD th)

2,730,869.671

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Medicament (USD th)

223,478.290

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

235,792.966

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Total Imports (USD mn)

15,841.2

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1990 - Oct 2020

Total Imports Growth (%)

-5.6

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1991 - Oct 2020

Imports: Medicament (USD th)

1,398,795.865

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

471,604.233

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Total Exports to USA (USD mn)

2,705.326

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1976 - Oct 2020

Total Imports from USA (USD mn)

1,421.774

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1976 - Oct 2020

Total Exports to China (USD mn)

3,438.093

Oct 2020

monthly

Jun 1976 - Oct 2020

Total Imports from China (USD mn)

3,687.291

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1976 - Sep 2020

Trade Balance: sa (MYR mn)

19,247.383

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1990 - Oct 2020

Imports: Taiwan (MYR mn)

4,690.016

Mar 2019

monthly

Jan 1986 - Mar 2019

Imports: Value: Electrical & Electronic Products (MYR mn)

22,295.835

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1989 - Oct 2020

Imports: Value: Machinery, Appliances and Parts (MYR mn)

5,068.758

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1989 - Oct 2020

Imports: Value: Optical and Scientific Equipment (MYR mn)

2,165.986

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Oct 2020

Exports: Value: Electrical & Electronic Products (MYR mn)

38,628.174

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1989 - Oct 2020

Exports: Value: Machinery, Appliances and Parts (MYR mn)

3,551.061

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1989 - Oct 2020

Exports: Value: Optical and Scientific Equipment (MYR mn)

3,913.899

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Oct 2020

Export Volume index; sa (2010=100)

144.600

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2012 - Oct 2020

Import Volume Index (IVI): Total (2010=100)

139.400

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Oct 2020

Import Volume Index; sa (2010=100)

134.600

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2012 - Oct 2020

Export Volume Index (EVI): Total (2010=100)

154.600

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Oct 2020

Terms of Trade: Total (2010=100)

98.500

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Oct 2020

Imports: MG: Iron and Steel (MYR mn)

1,554.530

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1990 - Sep 2020

Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn)

2,239.1

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2020

Current Account Balance (USD mn)

6,216.5

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2020

Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%)

7.1

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Sep 2020

Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn)

1,507.9

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%)

1.7

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn)

-605.2

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Dec 2019

Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%)

-0.6

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn)

-562.795

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn)

3,250.307

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Dec 2019

External Debt (USD mn)

227,099.6

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2009 - Sep 2020

External Debt: % of GDP (%)

62.6

2019

yearly

2009 - 2019

External Debt: Short Term (USD mn)

88,171.1

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2009 - Sep 2020

External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%)

25.9

2019

yearly

2009 - 2019

Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn)

3.763

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Net International Investment Position (USD mn)

-10,657.875

2019

yearly

2001 - 2019

BoP: Financial Acc: Portfolio Investment: Asset (MYR mn)

-20,740.106

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

Balance of Payment (BoP): Current Account (CA) (MYR mn)

26,095.488

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: Financial Acc: Direct Investment: Liabilities (MYR mn)

6,329.983

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: CA: GS: Goods: Net (MYR mn)

41,489.319

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Credit (MYR mn)

14,321.515

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Debit (MYR mn)

7,235.975

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: CA: PI: Debit (MYR mn)

20,481.523

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: Capital Account (MYR mn)

-167.761

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Sep 2020

BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Net (MYR mn)

7,085.540

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: CA: GS: Services: Debit (MYR mn)

33,062.033

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: Financial Acc: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (MYR mn)

-2,362.484

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: Financial Acc: Portfolio Investment (MYR mn)

-23,102.590

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: Financial Acc: Direct Investment: Asset (MYR mn)

-9,399.035

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: Financial Acc: Direct Investment (MYR mn)

-3,069.052

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: Financial Acc (MYR mn)

-35,238.140

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: Financial Acc: Financial Derivatives (MYR mn)

-532.870

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: Financial Acc: Other Investment (MYR mn)

-8,533.628

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: CA: GS: Goods: Credit (MYR mn)

204,886.752

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (MYR mn)

7,667.552

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: Reserves Assets (MYR mn)

1,642.861

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: CA: GS: Goods: Debit (MYR mn)

163,397.433

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: CA: GS: Services: Net (MYR mn)

-13,319.437

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: CA: GS: Services: Credit (MYR mn)

19,742.596

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: CA: Primary Income (PI): Net (MYR mn)

-9,159.934

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

BoP: CA: PI: Credit (MYR mn)

11,321.589

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

External Debt: Medium and Long Term (ML) (MYR mn)

583,189.660

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2009 - Sep 2020

External Debt: Serv: Repayment: ML Term: Total (MYR mn)

104,425.000

2019

yearly

2010 - 2019

External Debt: Serv: Interest: ML Term: Total (MYR mn)

15,785.000

2019

yearly

2010 - 2019

Funds Inflow: Direct Investment Assets (DIA) (MYR mn)

17,585.108

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Sep 2020

Number of Bankruptcies (Unit)

945.000

Dec 2019

monthly

Jan 1998 - Dec 2019

Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%)

1.4

Oct 2020

monthly

Dec 2005 - Oct 2020

Household Debt: % of GDP (%)

82.7

2019

yearly

2002 - 2019

Non-Performing Loans (USD mn)

6,278.234

Oct 2020

monthly

Dec 2005 - Oct 2020

Money Supply M1 (USD mn)

125,160.835

Oct 2020

monthly

Dec 1969 - Oct 2020

Money Supply M2 (USD mn)

489,339.940

Oct 2020

monthly

Dec 1969 - Oct 2020

M2 Growth (%)

5.6

Oct 2020

monthly

Dec 1970 - Oct 2020

Reserve Requirement Ratio (%)

2.0

Oct 2020

monthly

Jun 1959 - Oct 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn)

99,668.4

Oct 2020

monthly

Apr 2000 - Oct 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%)

2.000

Sep 2020

monthly

Jun 1959 - Sep 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA)

6.0

Oct 2020

monthly

Apr 2000 - Oct 2020

Gold Reserves (USD mn)

2,349.710

Oct 2020

monthly

Dec 1956 - Oct 2020

Total Deposits Growth (%)

4.4

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2008 - Oct 2020

Total Deposits (USD mn)

499,133.697

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2007 - Oct 2020

Domestic Credit (USD mn)

551,728.6

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1987 - Oct 2020

Domestic Credit Growth (%)

7.2

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1988 - Oct 2020

Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector (%)

13.300

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Mar 2020

Credit to Households (USD bn)

238.473

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Mar 2020

Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn)

479.582

Mar 2020

quarterly

Jun 1964 - Mar 2020

Household Debt (USD mn)

301,877.7

2019

yearly

2002 - 2019

Total Loans (USD mn)

439,782.971

Sep 2020

monthly

Dec 1996 - Sep 2020

Total Loans Growth (%)

4.27

Oct 2020

monthly

Dec 1997 - Oct 2020

Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%)

127.93

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 2001 - Jun 2020

Money Supply M3 (MYR mn)

2,036,415.853

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2013 - Oct 2020

Banking System: Demand Deposits (MYR mn)

329,103.228

Oct 2018

monthly

Jan 2007 - Oct 2018

Banking System: Demand Deposits: Business Enterprises (MYR mn)

259,894.789

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2007 - Oct 2020

Banking Statistics Last Frequency Range
Liquid Assets Ratio (%)

31.0

Oct 2020

monthly

Dec 1996 - Oct 2020

Capital Adequacy Ratio (%)

18.4

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2013 - Sep 2020

Commercial Banks: Total Assets (MYR mn)

2,897,459.423

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2007 - Oct 2020

Banking System: Total Risk Weighted Assets (MYR mn)

1,686,775.052

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2013 - Oct 2020

Banking System: Tier 1 Capital Ratio (%)

15.122

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2013 - Oct 2020

Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates Last Frequency Range
Bank Lending Rate (% pa)

3.644

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1996 - Sep 2020

Exchange Rate against USD (MYR/USD)

4.150

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Oct 2020

Policy Rate (% pa)

1.75

Nov 2020

monthly

Apr 2004 - Nov 2020

Short Term Interest Rate (% pa)

1.94

Nov 2020

monthly

Jan 1988 - Nov 2020

Long Term Interest Rate (% pa)

2.62

Oct 2020

monthly

Feb 1992 - Oct 2020

Real Effective Exchange Rate (2005=100)

91.2

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Oct 2020

Short Term Government Bond Yield (% pa)

1.66

30 Nov 2020

daily

25 Jul 2005 - 30 Nov 2020

Base Rate: Period Average: Commercial Banks (% pa)

2.430

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2015 - Oct 2020

Forex: Month Average: Malaysian Ringgit to Euro Dollar (MYR/EUR)

4.865

Nov 2020

monthly

Feb 1999 - Nov 2020

Real Effective Exchange Rate Index: BIS: 2010=100: Broad (2010=100)

84.930

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Oct 2020

Energy Last Frequency Range
Electricity Production (GWh)

13,611

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1989 - Sep 2020

Natural Gas Production: OPEC: Marketed Production (Cub m mn)

68,009.000

2019

yearly

1969 - 2019

Natural Gas: Exports (Cub m mn)

36,441.000

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Natural Gas: Imports (Cub m mn)

4,141.667

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

Natural Gas: Consumption (Cub ft/Day bn)

4.091

2019

yearly

1970 - 2019

Crude Oil: Production (Barrel/Day th)

608.734

2019

yearly

1980 - 2019

Crude Oil: Exports (Barrel/Day th)

287.000

2019

yearly

1980 - 2019

Crude Oil: Imports (Barrel/Day th)

285.417

2019

yearly

1986 - 2019

Oil Consumption (Barrel/Day th)

829.303

2019

yearly

1965 - 2019

Coal Consumption (TOE mn)

21.122

2018

yearly

1965 - 2018

Tourism Last Frequency Range
Visitor Arrivals (Person)

16,131

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1989 - Sep 2020

Visitor Arrivals Growth (%)

-99.2

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1990 - Sep 2020

Tourism Revenue (USD mn)

20,804

2019

yearly

1981 - 2019

Tourism Revenue Growth (%)

2.4

2019

yearly

1982 - 2019

Tourist Arrival (Person)

2,096,889.000

Sep 2018

monthly

Jan 1989 - Sep 2018

Tourist Arrival: Asia: Asean: Brunei (Person)

152.000

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1997 - Sep 2020

Tourist Expenditure: Total (MYR mn)

86,143.500

2019

yearly

2000 - 2019

Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Global Competitiveness Index (Score)

74.602

2019

yearly

2017 - 2019

Business Confidence: Net Balance (% Point)

-13.7

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Sep 2020

Business Confidence Growth (% Point)

17.3

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Sep 2020

Financial Market Last Frequency Range
Equity Market Index (01Jan1977=100)

1,466.9

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1974 - Oct 2020

Market Capitalization: % of GDP (%)

108.1

2019

yearly

1981 - 2019

Market Capitalization (USD mn)

367,349.309

Oct 2020

monthly

Aug 2009 - Oct 2020

P/E ratio (NA)

16.680

Oct 2020

monthly

Jul 2009 - Oct 2020

Bursa Malaysia: Market Capitalization (MYR bn)

1,750.208

Nov 2020

monthly

May 2000 - Nov 2020

Bursa Malaysia: Turnover: Value (MYR mn)

110,269.440

Nov 2020

monthly

Mar 2000 - Nov 2020

Bursa Malaysia: Turnover: Volume (Share mn)

140,692.729

Oct 2020

monthly

Mar 2000 - Oct 2020

Bursa Malaysia: PE Ratio: FTSE Composite Index (NA)

16.680

Oct 2020

monthly

Jul 2009 - Oct 2020

Bursa Malaysia: Dividend Yield: FTSE Composite Index (% pa)

2.220

Oct 2020

monthly

Jul 2009 - Oct 2020

Transport and Telecommunications Last Frequency Range
Motor Vehicle Registered (Unit th)

13,308.716

2015

yearly

2005 - 2015

Container Port Throughput (TEU)

26,215,100.000

2019

yearly

2008 - 2019

Liner Shipping Connectivity Index (2004=100)

109.860

2018

yearly

2004 - 2018

Number of Subscriber Fixed Line (Unit)

6,474,400.000

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Number of Subscriber Mobile (Person)

44,601,400.000

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Teledensity: Fixed Line (Number)

20.264

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Teledensity: Mobile (Number)

139.598

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Information Technology Networked Readiness (Score)

4.911

2016

yearly

2012 - 2016

Exports: ICT Goods (USD th)

81,959,683.890

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Exports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

6,102,148.644

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Television (USD th)

1,886,073.817

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: ICT Goods (USD th)

54,448,628.230

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Imports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

4,486,915.367

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: Television (USD th)

411,211.822

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Transportation: Port: Cargo Traffic (FWT th)

28,395.000

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Jun 2020

Passenger Carried: SBK MRT (Person)

4,178,686.000

Mar 2018

monthly

Jan 2017 - Mar 2018

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