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Key Economic Indicators

 

2018 2019 
Population 32.4 Million 33.6 Million
GDP Growth 4.7% 4.3%
Per Capita Income RM42,937 (USD10,321) RM44,686 (USD10,741)
Inflation Rate (CPI)  1.5 - 2.5%  2.1% (2020 est.)
Labour Force

15.3 million

15.5 million

Unemployment 3.3 % 3.3 %


est: estimated
Exchange rate: USD1 - RM4.09 (December 2019)

Source: Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM)


Malaysia' External Trade Performance

2018 f 2019 p
Total Export (f.o.b)

RM1,003.5 billion

RM986.4 billion

Total Import (c.i.f)

RM 879.8 billion

RM849 billion
Major Exports Products
(2019)


  • Electrical & Electronic Products
  • Petroleum Products
  • Chemicals & Chemical Products
  • LNG
  • Palm Oil & Palm Oil Based Agriculture
Major Export Markets
(2019)
  • China
  • Singapore
  • USA
  • Hong Kong SAR
  • Japan
  • Thailand


p: provisional data

Source:   Matrade's Press Release: Trade Performance for 2019 and December 2019

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Last Updated : Friday 27th November 2020