Malaysia is the 19th largest export economy in the world and the 25th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2017, Malaysia exported $263B and imported $197B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $66.4B. In 2017 the GDP of Malaysia was $314B and its GDP per capita was $29.4k.
The top exports of Malaysia are Integrated Circuits ($55.7B), Refined Petroleum ($18B), Office Machine Parts ($11.1B), Petroleum Gas ($10.1B) and Palm Oil ($9.9B), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Integrated Circuits ($37.3B), Refined Petroleum ($15.5B), Crude Petroleum ($4.62B), Broadcasting Equipment ($3.51B) and Office Machine Parts ($3.47B).
The top export destinations of Malaysia are China ($42.5B), Singapore ($35.7B), the United States ($33.1B), Japan ($17.8B) and Hong Kong ($13.6B). The top import origins are China ($38.1B), Singapore ($28.4B), the United States ($14.7B), Japan ($13.4B) and Other Asia ($12.4B).