Malaysia is the 18th largest export economy in the world and the 23rd most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2015, Malaysia exported $254B and imported $175B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $78.8B. In 2015 the GDP of Malaysia was $296B and its GDP per capita was $27k.
The top exports of Malaysia are Integrated Circuits ($51.9B), Petroleum Gas ($13.2B), Refined Petroleum ($13.1B), Telephones ($11.4B) and Semiconductor Devices ($10B), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Integrated Circuits ($22.9B), Refined Petroleum ($14.4B), Semiconductor Devices ($3.73B), Crude Petroleum ($3.33B) and Gold ($2.78B).
The top export destinations of Malaysia are China ($39.5B), the United States ($32.5B), Singapore ($32.1B), Japan ($19.9B) and Thailand ($11.8B). The top import origins are China ($35.6B), Singapore ($22.3B), the United States ($13.1B), Japan ($12.6B) and Thailand ($10.6B).