Malaysia Trade Balance 1960-2021

External balance on goods and services (formerly resource balance) equals exports of goods and services minus imports of goods and services (previously nonfactor services). Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Malaysia trade balance for 2020 was $21.68B, a 20.09% decline from 2019.
  • Malaysia trade balance for 2019 was $27.14B, a 12.76% increase from 2018.
  • Malaysia trade balance for 2018 was $24.07B, a 9.8% increase from 2017.
  • Malaysia trade balance for 2017 was $21.92B, a 9.37% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
China $366.14B
Russia $73.63B
Thailand $24.74B
Mexico $23.69B
Malaysia $21.68B
Brazil $20.04B
South Africa $14.90B
Gabon $3.94B
Peru $2.49B
Belarus $1.88B
Ecuador $1.76B
Paraguay $1.47B
Costa Rica $1.46B
Bulgaria $1.17B
Suriname $1.03B
Belize $-0.01B
Samoa $-0.16B
Dominica $-0.16B
Equatorial Guinea $-0.31B
Azerbaijan $-0.33B
Grenada $-0.34B
Fiji $-0.75B
Namibia $-0.91B
Armenia $-1.09B
North Macedonia $-1.57B
Montenegro $-1.66B
Jamaica $-1.96B
Mauritius $-2.04B
Albania $-2.19B
Botswana $-2.64B
Bosnia $-2.89B
Serbia $-4.71B
Lebanon $-5.99B
Dominican Republic $-6.07B
Guatemala $-6.25B
Jordan $-7.84B
Romania $-11.10B
Iran $-11.68B
Libya $-11.76B
Algeria $-16.04B
Colombia $-17.06B
Turkey $-27.05B
Malaysia Trade Balance - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2020 $21.68B 6.44%
2019 $27.14B 7.44%
2018 $24.07B 6.71%
2017 $21.92B 6.87%
2016 $20.04B 6.65%
2015 $22.68B 7.53%
2014 $31.35B 9.27%
2013 $27.60B 8.54%
2012 $33.83B 10.76%
2011 $46.40B 15.57%
2010 $40.59B 15.92%
2009 $41.01B 20.27%
2008 $51.54B 22.33%
2007 $38.46B 19.87%
2006 $35.46B 21.79%
2005 $31.50B 21.94%
2004 $25.41B 20.37%
2003 $21.70B 19.69%
2002 $17.40B 17.25%
2001 $16.18B 17.44%
2000 $18.02B 19.21%
1999 $19.83B 25.05%
1998 $15.87B 22.00%
1997 $0.91B 0.91%
1996 $1.40B 1.39%
1995 $-3.49B -3.93%
1994 $-1.19B -1.60%
1993 $-0.07B -0.10%
1992 $0.80B 1.36%
1991 $-1.80B -3.66%
1990 $0.90B 2.04%
1989 $2.36B 6.06%
1988 $3.60B 10.21%
1987 $4.46B 13.87%
1986 $1.69B 6.10%
1985 $1.60B 5.13%
1984 $0.65B 1.91%
1983 $-1.51B -4.96%
1982 $-2.34B -8.71%
1981 $-1.55B -6.18%
1980 $0.61B 2.50%
1979 $1.88B 8.87%
1978 $0.91B 5.56%
1977 $0.99B 7.51%
1976 $1.15B 10.45%
1975 $0.04B 0.45%
1974 $0.02B 0.24%
1973 $0.43B 5.63%
1972 $-0.07B -1.35%
1971 $0.06B 1.44%
1970 $0.16B 4.24%
1969 $0.37B 10.20%
1968 $0.12B 3.52%
1967 $0.08B 2.44%
1966 $0.12B 3.95%
1965 $0.13B 4.48%
1964 $0.05B 1.73%
1963 $0.04B 1.73%
1962 $0.06B 2.91%
1961 $0.13B 6.89%
1960 $0.26B 13.81%