Malaysia Global Competitiveness Index

2017 - 2019 | Yearly | Score | World Economic Forum

Key information about Malaysia Global Competitiveness Index

  • Malaysia Global Competitiveness Index was reported at 74.602 Score in Dec 2019.
  • This records an increase from the previous number of 74.381 Score for Dec 2018.
  • Malaysia Global Competitiveness Index data is updated yearly, averaging 74.381 Score from Dec 2017 to 2019, with 3 observations.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 74.602 Score in 2019 and a record low of 73.242 Score in 2017.
  • Malaysia Global Competitiveness Index data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Economic Forum.
  • The data is categorized under World Trend Plus’s Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) – Table GCI 4.0: Overall Index: Individual Countries.

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Malaysia Global Competitiveness Index

What was Malaysia's Global Competitiveness Index in 2019?

Malaysia Global Competitiveness Index was reported at 74.602 Score in Dec 2019. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
74.602 2019 74.381 2018 73.242 2017 74.602 2019 Score yearly 2017 - 2019

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Indonesia (Score) 64.629 2019 yearly 2017 - 2019
Malaysia (Score) 74.602 2019 yearly 2017 - 2019
Philippines (Score) 61.869 2019 yearly 2017 - 2019
Thailand (Score) 68.112 2019 yearly 2017 - 2019
Vietnam (Score) 61.543 2019 yearly 2017 - 2019

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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) 16,546.461 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 16.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1991 - Dec 2021
National Government Debt (USD mn) 239,367.9 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) 86,557.000 Mar 2022 monthly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Central Govt Current Expenditure: Total (MYR mn) 63,481.300 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
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) 5,364.5 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Mar 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 30,382.5 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Mar 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 25.5 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Mar 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 3,110,222.207 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 246,911.444 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 211,609.029 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 25,018.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Mar 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 30.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Mar 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 1,477,255.084 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 458,664.752 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 3,233.841 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Mar 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 1,759.188 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Mar 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 4,237.485 Mar 2022 monthly Jun 1976 - Mar 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 5,054.919 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Mar 2022
Trade Balance: sa (MYR mn) 22,525.099 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Mar 2022
Imports: Taiwan (MYR mn) 4,690.016 Mar 2019 monthly Jan 1986 - Mar 2019
Imports: Value: Machinery, Appliances and Parts (MYR mn) 7,200.611 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Mar 2022
Imports: Value: Optical and Scientific Equipment (MYR mn) 2,669.128 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2022
Imports: Value: Electrical & Electronic Products (MYR mn) 31,675.889 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Mar 2022
Exports: Value: Electrical & Electronic Products (MYR mn) 52,836.178 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Mar 2022
Exports: Value: Machinery, Appliances and Parts (MYR mn) 5,175.996 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Mar 2022
Exports: Value: Optical and Scientific Equipment (MYR mn) 4,752.477 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2022
Import Volume Index; sa (2010=100) 189.900 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Mar 2022
Export Volume Index (EVI): Total (2010=100) 174.700 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2014 - Mar 2022
Import Volume Index (IVI): Total (2010=100) 189.600 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2014 - Mar 2022
Export Volume index; sa (2010=100) 170.100 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Mar 2022
Terms of Trade: Total (2010=100) 112.500 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2014 - Mar 2022
Imports: MG: Iron and Steel (MYR mn) 3,000.813 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Mar 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) 773.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 1,357.334 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2021
External Debt (USD mn) 256,351.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Dec 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 69.3 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 94,414.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Dec 2021
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 25.5 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 (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
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
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
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: 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
External Debt: Serv: Repayment: ML Term: Total (MYR mn) 96,408.000 2021 yearly 2010 - 2021
External Debt: Serv: Interest: ML Term: Total (MYR mn) 16,578.000 2021 yearly 2010 - 2021
External Debt: Medium and Long Term (ML) (MYR mn) 676,085.090 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Dec 2021
Funds Inflow: Direct Investment Assets (DIA) (MYR mn) 30,559.058 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2021
Number of Bankruptcies (Unit) 561.000 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Feb 2022
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 1.5 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2005 - Mar 2022
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 89.0 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 7,099.942 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2005 - Mar 2022
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 140,939.680 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1969 - Mar 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 522,667.654 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1969 - Mar 2022
M2 Growth (%) 5.4 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1970 - Mar 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 2.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jun 1959 - Apr 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 102,700.0 Apr 2022 monthly Apr 2000 - Apr 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 2.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jun 1959 - Apr 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 7.3 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1990 - Mar 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 2,400.000 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Apr 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 533,093.767 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Mar 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 5.2 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Mar 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 582,323.6 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1987 - Mar 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 5.4 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Mar 2022
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector (%) 13.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2021
Credit to Households (USD bn) 263.541 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2021
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 517.423 Sep 2021 quarterly Jun 1964 - Sep 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 329,269.5 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 461,250.286 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1996 - Mar 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 4.56 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1997 - Mar 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 125.02 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2001 - Mar 2022
Money Supply M3 (MYR mn) 2,203,024.236 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2013 - Mar 2022
Banking System: Demand Deposits: Business Enterprises (MYR mn) 296,215.790 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Mar 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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