Malaysia Forecast: Real GDP Growth

1980 - 2026 | Yearly | % | International Monetary Fund

Key information about Malaysia`s Forecast: Real GDP Growth

  • Malaysia Real GDP Growth is forecasted to be 4.700 % in Dec 2021 as reported by International Monetary Fund.
  • It records no change from the last reported number of -5.600 % in Dec 2020.
  • Looking ahead, Malaysia Real GDP Growth is projected to stand at 5.000 % in Dec 2026.
  • The data is updated yearly and is categorized in CEIC under World Trend Plus’s Country Forecast – Table IMF.WEO: Gross Domestic Product: Constant Prices: YoY.

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Malaysia Forecast: Real GDP Growth

What is Malaysia's Forecast: Real GDP Growth in 2026?

Malaysia Real GDP Growth is forecasted to be 4.700 % in Dec 2021 as reported by International Monetary Fund. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
5.000 2026 5.000 2025 -7.359 1998 10.002 1996 % yearly 1980 - 2026

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Afghanistan (%) 4.001 2026 yearly 2003 - 2026
Albania (%) 3.479 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Algeria (%) 0.132 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Angola (%) 3.726 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Antigua and Barbuda (%) 2.977 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Argentina (%) 1.836 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Armenia (%) 4.000 2026 yearly 1993 - 2026
Aruba (%) 1.100 2025 yearly 1996 - 2025
Australia (%) 2.598 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Austria (%) 1.800 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Azerbaijan (%) 1.750 2026 yearly 1993 - 2026
Bahamas (%) 1.497 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bahrain (%) 3.099 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bangladesh (%) 9.531 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Barbados (%) 1.840 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Belarus (%) 1.319 2026 yearly 1993 - 2026
Belgium (%) 1.347 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Belize (%) 2.000 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Benin (%) 6.382 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bhutan (%) 5.796 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bolivia (%) 3.400 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 3.000 2026 yearly 1997 - 2026
Botswana (%) 3.994 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Brazil (%) 2.129 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Brunei (%) 2.068 2026 yearly 1986 - 2026
Bulgaria (%) 2.840 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Burkina Faso (%) 5.603 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Burundi (%) 2.981 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Cambodia (%) 6.570 2026 yearly 1988 - 2026
Cameroon (%) 5.470 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Canada (%) 1.549 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Cape Verde (%) 6.176 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Central African Republic (%) 4.846 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Chad (%) 3.802 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Chile (%) 2.490 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
China (%) 4.934 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Colombia (%) 3.500 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Comoros (%) 3.800 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Congo (%) 1.039 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Costa Rica (%) 3.304 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Croatia (%) 3.100 2026 yearly 1993 - 2026
Cyprus (%) 2.507 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Czech Republic (%) 2.510 2026 yearly 1996 - 2026
Democratic Republic of Congo (%) 4.124 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Denmark (%) 1.800 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Djibouti (%) 6.000 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Dominica (%) 1.511 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Dominican Republic (%) 5.000 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Ecuador (%) 2.753 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Egypt (%) 5.776 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
El Salvador (%) 2.040 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Equatorial Guinea (%) -2.402 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Eritrea (%) 3.914 2026 yearly 1993 - 2026
Estonia (%) 3.000 2026 yearly 1994 - 2026
Swaziland (%) 2.276 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Ethiopia (%) 8.002 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Fiji (%) 3.300 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Finland (%) 1.266 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
France (%) 1.242 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Gabon (%) 3.894 2026 yearly 1981 - 2026
Gambia (%) 5.620 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Georgia (%) 5.201 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Germany (%) 1.090 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Ghana (%) 5.153 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Greece (%) 1.356 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Grenada (%) 2.735 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Guatemala (%) 3.500 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Guinea (%) 4.953 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Guinea-Bissau (%) 5.000 2026 yearly 1981 - 2026
Guyana (%) 3.045 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Haiti (%) 1.400 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Honduras (%) 3.940 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 2.934 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Hungary (%) 2.600 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Iceland (%) 2.254 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
India (%) 6.078 2027 yearly 1981 - 2027
Indonesia (%) 5.216 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Iran (%) 1.996 2027 yearly 1981 - 2027
Iraq (%) 3.304 2026 yearly 1999 - 2026
Ireland (%) 2.858 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Israel (%) 3.112 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Italy (%) 0.817 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Ivory Coast (%) 6.000 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Jamaica (%) 2.193 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Japan (%) 0.492 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Jordan (%) 3.300 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Kazakhstan (%) 3.903 2026 yearly 1993 - 2026
Kenya (%) 5.515 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Kiribati (%) 1.971 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
South Korea (%) 2.287 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Kosovo (%) 3.500 2026 yearly 2001 - 2026
Kuwait (%) 2.673 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Kyrgyzstan (%) 3.758 2026 yearly 1993 - 2026
Laos (%) 5.839 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Latvia (%) 3.015 2026 yearly 1993 - 2026
Lebanon (%) -25.000 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Lesotho (%) 3.176 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Liberia (%) 5.674 2026 yearly 2001 - 2026
Libya (%) 4.188 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Lithuania (%) 2.256 2026 yearly 1996 - 2026

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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) 9,680.975 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 10.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1991 - Mar 2021
National Government Debt (USD mn) 231,053.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1978 - Jun 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 62.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (MYR bn) 510.059 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (MYR bn) 1,498.370 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (MYR bn) 445.686 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Central Government Operations: ytd: Expenditure (MYR mn) 209,316.000 Aug 2021 monthly Mar 2000 - Aug 2021
Central Government Operations: ytd: Revenue (MYR mn) 138,815.000 Aug 2021 monthly Mar 2000 - Aug 2021
Central Government Operations: ytd: Overall Balance (MYR mn) -70,500.000 Aug 2021 monthly Mar 2000 - Aug 2021
Govt Debt: Domestic (MYR mn) 698,457.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2021
Govt Debt: External (MYR mn) 259,931.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.978 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) 5,946.3 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Aug 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 23,165.5 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Aug 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 21.2 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Aug 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 2,409,834.715 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 235,667.489 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 186,700.958 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 17,219.2 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Aug 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 12.4 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Aug 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 971,675.708 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 391,248.435 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 2,648.496 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1976 - Dec 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 1,446.053 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Mar 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 3,750.075 Apr 2021 monthly Jun 1976 - Apr 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 4,897.822 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Apr 2021
MY: Exports: fob: Advanced Economies: Hong Kong SAR (China) (USD mn) 1,832.943 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Jun 2021
Trade Balance: sa (MYR mn) 25,075.444 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Aug 2021
Imports: Taiwan (MYR mn) 4,690.016 Mar 2019 monthly Jan 1986 - Mar 2019
Imports: Value: Electrical & Electronic Products (MYR mn) 25,081.705 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1989 - Aug 2021
Imports: Value: Machinery, Appliances and Parts (MYR mn) 4,944.252 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1989 - Aug 2021
Imports: Value: Optical and Scientific Equipment (MYR mn) 1,996.660 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Aug 2021
Exports: Value: Optical and Scientific Equipment (MYR mn) 3,479.048 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Aug 2021
Exports: Value: Machinery, Appliances and Parts (MYR mn) 3,940.018 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1989 - Aug 2021
Exports: Value: Electrical & Electronic Products (MYR mn) 34,266.318 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1989 - Aug 2021
Import Volume Index; sa (2010=100) 137.200 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2012 - Aug 2021
Export Volume index; sa (2010=100) 143.900 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2012 - Aug 2021
Export Volume Index (EVI): Total (2010=100) 141.000 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2014 - Aug 2021
Import Volume Index (IVI): Total (2010=100) 139.900 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2014 - Aug 2021
Terms of Trade: Total (2010=100) 105.600 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2014 - Aug 2021
Imports: MG: Iron and Steel (MYR mn) 2,439.734 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Aug 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 2,102.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 3,492.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 3.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,326.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 2.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 7,402.260 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 3.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -314.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 3,421.683 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 246,067.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 67.6 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 93,011.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2021
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 25.9 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 19.471 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 19,815.262 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
BoP: Financial Acc: Other Investment (MYR mn) -30,478.539 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Debit (MYR mn) 7,170.189 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: GS: Services: Net (MYR mn) -15,419.891 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Credit (MYR mn) 5,794.203 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: GS: Goods: Net (MYR mn) 40,664.534 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: PI: Credit (MYR mn) 19,250.302 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: GS: Goods: Credit (MYR mn) 244,046.167 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: GS: Services: Credit (MYR mn) 21,081.644 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (MYR mn) -2,605.508 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
BoP: Financial Acc: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (MYR mn) 30,546.907 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
BoP: Financial Acc: Financial Derivatives (MYR mn) -635.207 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
BoP: Reserves Assets (MYR mn) -4,704.979 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: GS: Services: Debit (MYR mn) 36,501.535 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: Primary Income (PI): Net (MYR mn) -9,457.650 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: PI: Debit (MYR mn) 28,707.952 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
Balance of Payment (BoP): Current Account (CA) (MYR mn) 14,411.007 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
BoP: Financial Acc: Direct Investment: Asset (MYR mn) -8,676.612 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: GS: Goods: Debit (MYR mn) 203,381.633 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Net (MYR mn) -1,375.986 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
BoP: Financial Acc: Direct Investment (MYR mn) 4,204.623 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
BoP: Financial Acc (MYR mn) -6,957.410 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
BoP: Financial Acc: Portfolio Investment (MYR mn) 19,951.713 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
BoP: Financial Acc: Portfolio Investment: Asset (MYR mn) -10,595.194 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
BoP: Financial Acc: Direct Investment: Liabilities (MYR mn) 12,881.235 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
BoP: Capital Account (MYR mn) -143.110 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2021
External Debt: Medium and Long Term (ML) (MYR mn) 634,862.593 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2021
External Debt: Serv: Interest: ML Term: Total (MYR mn) 16,098.000 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
External Debt: Serv: Repayment: ML Term: Total (MYR mn) 100,802.000 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Funds Inflow: Direct Investment Assets (DIA) (MYR mn) 21,625.104 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2021
Number of Bankruptcies (Unit) 711.000 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1998 - Dec 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 1.7 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 2005 - Aug 2021
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 93.2 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 7,479.783 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 2005 - Aug 2021
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 132,878.579 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 1969 - Aug 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 505,402.005 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 1969 - Aug 2021
M2 Growth (%) 3.5 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 1970 - Aug 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 2.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jun 1959 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 105,500.0 Sep 2021 monthly Apr 2000 - Sep 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 2.000 Mar 2021 monthly Jun 1959 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 5.5 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 2000 - Dec 2020
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 2,200.000 Sep 2021 monthly Dec 1956 - Sep 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 514,841.743 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Aug 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 5.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2008 - Mar 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 553,822.8 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1987 - Jul 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 2.8 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Jul 2021
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector (%) 13.800 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
Credit to Households (USD bn) 262.735 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 515.469 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 1964 - Mar 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 328,687.3 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Total Loans (USD mn) 447,193.214 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1996 - Mar 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 3.86 Apr 2021 monthly Dec 1997 - Apr 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 134.11 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2001 - Dec 2020
Money Supply M3 (MYR mn) 2,104,909.829 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2013 - Aug 2021
Banking System: Demand Deposits (MYR mn) 329,103.228 Oct 2018 monthly Jan 2007 - Oct 2018
Banking System: Demand Deposits: Business Enterprises (MYR mn) 271,736.500 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Aug 2021
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Global Competitiveness Index (Score) 74.602 2019 yearly 2017 - 2019
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) 28.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2021

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