Malaysia Trade Balance

1990 - 2020 | Monthly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Malaysia Trade Balance recorded a surplus of 4.2 USD bn in Nov 2020, compared with a surplus of 4.6 USD bn in the previous month. Malaysia Trade Balance data is updated monthly, available from Jan 1990 to Nov 2020, with an averaged value of 1.7 USD bn. The data reached an all-time high of 5.9 USD bn in Jul 2020 and a record low of -1.6 USD bn in Apr 2020. CEIC calculates monthly Trade Balance from monthly Total Exports and monthly Total Imports and converts it into USD. The Department of Statistics provides Total Exports and Total Imports in local currency. Federal Reserve Board average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions.

In the latest reports, Malaysia Total Exports reached 20.1 USD bn in Nov 2020, an increase of 4.5 % year on year. Total Imports recorded 15.9 USD bn in Nov 2020, a decrease of 9.3 % year on year.

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Malaysia Trade Balance

What was Malaysia's Trade Balance in Nov 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
4,166.2 Nov 2020 4,638.0 Oct 2020 -1,599.2 Apr 2020 5,933.0 Jul 2020 USD mn monthly Jan 1990 - Nov 2020

Trade Balance by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -376.8 Dec 2020 monthly Oct 1998 - Dec 2020
Algeria (USD mn) -791.7 Jan 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2020
Argentina (USD mn) 141.2 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1991 - Nov 2020
Armenia (USD mn) -197.4 Nov 2020 monthly Nov 1995 - Nov 2020
Australia (USD mn) 3,651.0 Nov 2020 monthly Jul 1971 - Nov 2020
Austria (USD mn) -377.4 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1957 - Oct 2020
Azerbaijan (USD mn) -91.6 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Nov 2020
Bahrain (USD mn) 856.2 2019 yearly 1966 - 2019
Bangladesh (USD mn) -915.4 Oct 2020 monthly Jul 1986 - Oct 2020
Belarus (USD mn) 309.3 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Oct 2020

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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) 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) 210,248.4 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) 193,250.000 Nov 2020 monthly Mar 2000 - Nov 2020
Central Government Operations: ytd: Expenditure (MYR mn) 255,294.000 Nov 2020 monthly Mar 2000 - Nov 2020
Central Government Operations: ytd: Overall Balance (MYR mn) -62,042.000 Nov 2020 monthly Mar 2000 - Nov 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

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