Malaysia External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

2009 - 2021 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Malaysia External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

  • Malaysia External Debt: Short Term accounted for 26.3 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2021, compared with the ratio of 25.9 % in the previous year.
  • Malaysia External Debt: Short Term: % of Nominal GDP data is updated yearly, available from 2009 to 2021.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 33.3 % in 2013 and a record low of 23.2 % in 2010.

CEIC calculates Short Term External Debt as % of Nominal GDP from annual Short Term External Debt and annual Nominal GDP. Bank Negara Malaysia provides Short Term External Debt in local currency. The Department of Statistics provides Nominal GDP in local currency based on SNA 2008 with benchmark year 2015. Nominal GDP prior to 2015 is based on SNA 2008 with benchmark year 2010 and prior to 2010 is based on SNA 1993 with benchmark year 2005.


Related information about Malaysia External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

  • In the latest reports of Malaysia, Current Account recorded a surplus of 711.6 USD mn in Mar 2022.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 2.8 USD bn in Mar 2022.
  • Malaysia Direct Investment Abroad fell by 2.2 USD bn in Mar 2022.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 899.8 USD mn in Mar 2022.
  • Malaysia External Debt: Short Term value stood at 101.8 USD bn in Dec 2021.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 100.8 USD bn in Mar 2022.

View Malaysia's External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP from 2009 to 2021 in the chart:

Malaysia External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

What was Malaysia's External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP in 2021?

Malaysia External Debt: Short Term accounted for 26.3 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2021, compared with the ratio of 25.9 % in the previous year. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
26.3 2021 25.9 2020 23.2 2010 33.3 2013 % yearly 2009 - 2021

External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 5.5 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Algeria (%) 1.2 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Argentina (%) 15.7 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Armenia (%) 11.0 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Australia (%) 25.2 2021 yearly 1988 - 2021
Austria (%) 45.9 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Azerbaijan (%) 1.1 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Bangladesh (%) 3.4 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
Belarus (%) 14.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2022
Belgium (%) 86.4 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
Bolivia (%) 0.0 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 2.4 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Botswana (%) 1.5 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Brazil (%) 4.9 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Bulgaria (%) 10.2 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Canada (%) 51.5 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Chile (%) 8.0 2021 yearly 1971 - 2021
China (%) 8.2 2021 yearly 1985 - 2021
Colombia (%) 7.8 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Croatia (%) 14.3 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Cyprus (%) 169.5 2021 yearly 2008 - 2021
Czech Republic (%) 43.3 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Denmark (%) 65.1 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Ecuador (%) 0.9 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Egypt (%) 3.4 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Estonia (%) 29.7 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
Finland (%) 79.2 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
France (%) 115.0 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Georgia (%) 12.4 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Germany (%) 69.9 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Greece (%) 89.8 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 336.4 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Hungary (%) 13.0 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Iceland (%) 3.4 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
India (%) 3.9 2022 yearly 1990 - 2022
Indonesia (%) 4.0 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Iran (%) 0.2 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Ireland (%) 175.4 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Israel (%) 12.6 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Italy (%) 55.8 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Ivory Coast (%) 1.7 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Japan (%) 66.6 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Jordan (%) 38.1 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Kazakhstan (%) 6.4 2021 yearly 1992 - 2021
Kenya (%) 2.3 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
South Korea (%) 9.1 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Kosovo (%) 12.5 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
Kyrgyzstan (%) 6.3 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Latvia (%) 51.8 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Lithuania (%) 29.7 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Luxembourg (%) 1,381.0 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
North Macedonia (%) 18.2 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Malawi (%) 0.6 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Malaysia (%) 26.3 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Malta (%) 147.8 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Mauritius (%) 67.2 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Mexico (%) 3.9 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Moldova (%) 20.1 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Mongolia (%) 23.4 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Montenegro (%) 6.6 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Morocco (%) 6.5 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Mozambique (%) 12.9 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Netherlands (%) 175.8 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
New Zealand (%) 30.0 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Nigeria (%) 0.0 2019 yearly 2008 - 2019
Norway (%) 58.6 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
Pakistan (%) 1.2 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) 2.4 2018 yearly 2013 - 2018
Panama (%) 62.5 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Paraguay (%) 11.7 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Peru (%) 4.2 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Philippines (%) 3.8 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Poland (%) 9.6 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Portugal (%) 74.6 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
Romania (%) 15.6 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Russia (%) 4.8 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Serbia (%) 3.4 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Singapore (%) 311.5 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Slovakia (%) 76.9 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Slovenia (%) 30.1 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
South Africa (%) 6.5 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Spain (%) 79.0 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Sri Lanka (%) 9.6 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Sudan (%) 7.9 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Sweden (%) 54.0 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Switzerland (%) 156.9 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Taiwan (%) 25.5 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Tajikistan (%) 13.6 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Thailand (%) 14.7 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Tunisia (%) 26.1 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Turkey (%) 15.0 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Ukraine (%) 8.1 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
United Kingdom (%) 207.4 2021 yearly 1979 - 2021
United States (%) 34.4 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Uruguay (%) 11.7 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Venezuela (%) 0.2 2017 yearly 1997 - 2017
Vietnam (%) 7.8 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
Yemen (%) 1.8 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -7.0 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -23,686.278 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 11,511.974 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 11.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1991 - Mar 2022
National Government Debt (USD mn) 239,368.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1978 - Mar 2022
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 63.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2022
Forecast: Government Expenditure (MYR bn) 472.058 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (MYR bn) 1,646.527 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (MYR bn) 401.092 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Central Government Operations: ytd: Expenditure (MYR mn) 170,160.976 Jun 2022 monthly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Central Govt Current Expenditure: Total (MYR mn) 64,582.900 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Govt Debt: External (MYR mn) 269,249.124 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Govt Debt: Domestic (MYR mn) 736,551.145 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.771 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) 4,721.7 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Jun 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 34,060.3 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Jun 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 38.2 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Jun 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 6,433,310.767 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 315,175.598 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 257,330.124 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 24,739.1 May 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - May 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 49.3 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Jun 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 1,464,866.906 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,465,564.487 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 3,832.632 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Jun 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 2,057.227 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Jun 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 4,169.774 Jun 2022 monthly Jun 1976 - Jun 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 5,949.718 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Jun 2022
Trade Balance: sa (MYR mn) 20,772.293 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Jun 2022
Imports: Taiwan (MYR mn) 4,690.016 Mar 2019 monthly Jan 1986 - Mar 2019
Imports: Value: Machinery, Appliances and Parts (MYR mn) 7,848.181 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Jun 2022
Imports: Value: Optical and Scientific Equipment (MYR mn) 2,581.263 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Jun 2022
Imports: Value: Electrical & Electronic Products (MYR mn) 34,283.088 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Jun 2022
Exports: Value: Optical and Scientific Equipment (MYR mn) 5,075.728 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Jun 2022
Exports: Value: Machinery, Appliances and Parts (MYR mn) 5,575.441 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Jun 2022
Exports: Value: Electrical & Electronic Products (MYR mn) 52,338.037 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Jun 2022
Import Volume Index (IVI): Total (2010=100) 209.800 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2014 - Jun 2022
Import Volume Index; sa (2010=100) 218.900 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Jun 2022
Export Volume Index (EVI): Total (2010=100) 184.300 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2014 - Jun 2022
Export Volume index; sa (2010=100) 191.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Jun 2022
Terms of Trade: Total (2010=100) 110.600 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2014 - Jun 2022
Imports: MG: Iron and Steel (MYR mn) 3,509.947 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) -2,164.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 711.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 0.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 2,789.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 2.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 899.775 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 2,023.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -1,123.765 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 264,454.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 70.0 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 101,770.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 26.3 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 22.884 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 20,335.369 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
BoP: Financial Acc: Other Investment (MYR mn) 19,597.741 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Debit (MYR mn) 7,764.390 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: GS: Services: Net (MYR mn) -14,981.622 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Credit (MYR mn) 5,314.601 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: GS: Goods: Net (MYR mn) 40,549.167 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: PI: Credit (MYR mn) 15,344.331 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: GS: Goods: Credit (MYR mn) 268,932.806 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: GS: Services: Credit (MYR mn) 24,048.823 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (MYR mn) -20,593.351 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
BoP: Financial Acc: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (MYR mn) 3,771.318 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
BoP: Financial Acc: Financial Derivatives (MYR mn) 172.756 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
BoP: Reserves Assets (MYR mn) -12,751.261 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: GS: Services: Debit (MYR mn) 39,030.445 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: Primary Income (PI): Net (MYR mn) -20,135.101 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: PI: Debit (MYR mn) 35,479.432 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
BoP: Financial Acc (MYR mn) 30,448.233 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
BoP: Financial Acc: Portfolio Investment (MYR mn) -10,084.412 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
BoP: Financial Acc: Portfolio Investment: Asset (MYR mn) -13,855.730 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
BoP: Financial Acc: Direct Investment: Liabilities (MYR mn) 11,691.747 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
BoP: Capital Account (MYR mn) -86.276 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
Balance of Payment (BoP): Current Account (CA) (MYR mn) 2,982.655 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
BoP: Financial Acc: Direct Investment: Asset (MYR mn) 9,070.401 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: GS: Goods: Debit (MYR mn) 228,383.639 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Net (MYR mn) -2,449.789 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
BoP: Financial Acc: Direct Investment (MYR mn) 20,762.148 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
External Debt: Medium and Long Term (ML) (MYR mn) 683,582.324 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
External Debt: Serv: Interest: ML Term: Total (MYR mn) 16,578.000 2021 yearly 2010 - 2021
External Debt: Serv: Repayment: ML Term: Total (MYR mn) 96,408.000 2021 yearly 2010 - 2021
Funds Inflow: Direct Investment Assets (DIA) (MYR mn) 51,256.967 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Number of Bankruptcies (Unit) 386.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - May 2022
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 1.7 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 2005 - Jun 2022
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 89.0 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 7,361.485 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 2005 - Jun 2022
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 137,968.501 May 2022 monthly Dec 1969 - May 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 503,200.601 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1969 - Jun 2022
M2 Growth (%) 6.5 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1970 - Jun 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 2.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jun 1959 - Jul 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 99,900.0 Jul 2022 monthly Apr 2000 - Jul 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 2.000 Jul 2022 monthly Jun 1959 - Jul 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 6.7 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1990 - Jun 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 2,300.000 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Jul 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 514,197.786 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Jun 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 6.1 May 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - May 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 563,596.4 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1987 - Jun 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 6.8 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Jun 2022
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector (%) 12.800 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Credit to Households (USD bn) 270.880 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 528.553 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 1964 - Dec 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 329,269.5 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 445,869.695 May 2022 monthly Dec 1996 - May 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 5.61 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1997 - Jun 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 125.00 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2001 - Mar 2022
Money Supply M3 (MYR mn) 2,225,258.610 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2013 - Jun 2022
Banking System: Demand Deposits: Business Enterprises (MYR mn) 306,738.858 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Jun 2022
Banking System: Demand Deposits (MYR mn) 329,103.228 Oct 2018 monthly Jan 2007 - Oct 2018
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Global Competitiveness Index (Score) 74.602 2019 yearly 2017 - 2019
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -10.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022

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