Malaysia

1.08

Econ Complexity 21st of 89
1980
2016

$250B

Exports 18th of 221
1980
2016

$167B

Imports 26th of 221
1980
2016

$27.7k

GDP Per Capita 27th of 89
1990
2016
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Malaysia is the 18th largest export economy in the world and the 25th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2016, Malaysia exported $250B and imported $167B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $83B. In 2016 the GDP of Malaysia was $296B and its GDP per capita was $27.7k.

The top exports of Malaysia are Integrated Circuits ($57.2B), Refined Petroleum ($13.2B), Telephones ($11.9B), Semiconductor Devices ($11.7B) and Palm Oil ($9.4B), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Integrated Circuits ($23.4B), Refined Petroleum ($11.4B), Crude Petroleum ($3.49B), Semiconductor Devices ($3.26B) and Computers ($2.71B).

The top export destinations of Malaysia are China ($37.3B), the United States ($35.3B), Singapore ($31.1B), Japan ($16.1B) and Hong Kong ($15.3B). The top import origins are China ($35.1B), Singapore ($18.8B), the United States ($13.2B), Japan ($12.7B) and Thailand ($10.3B).

Malaysia borders Brunei, Indonesia and Thailand by land and the Philippines, Singapore and Vietnam by sea.

Economic Complexity of Malaysia

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