Malaysia is the 20th largest export economy in the world and the 15th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2016, Malaysia exported $184B and imported $156B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $27.4B. In 2016 the GDP of Malaysia was $296B and its GDP per capita was $27.7k.
The top exports of Malaysia are Integrated Circuits ($25.6B), Refined Petroleum ($10.9B), Palm Oil ($8.94B), Semiconductor Devices ($7.98B) and Computers ($7.71B), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Integrated Circuits ($18.5B), Refined Petroleum ($11.4B), Semiconductor Devices ($3.29B), Crude Petroleum ($2.82B) and Computers ($2.79B).
The top export destinations of Malaysia are Singapore ($27.6B), China ($23.8B), the United States ($19.4B), Japan ($15.3B) and Thailand ($10.6B). The top import origins are China ($37.7B), Singapore ($35B), Japan ($12.1B), the United States ($11.8B) and South Korea ($7.53B).