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Malaysia Current Account Value and percent from GDP

Malaysia Current Account Data

Indicator Data Period
Current Account to GDP 1 % 2020
Current Account 12294 MYR Million | 2.956 B USD 1Q/21


Latest data on Current Account to GDP (%)

Current Account to GDP
                     Malaysia - Historical Data (%)

What is ratio of Malaysia Current Account to GDP?

  • The surplus of Current Account to GDP in Malaysia decreased to 1 % in 2020. The maximum surplus was 17.1 % and deficit was -13.2 %
  • Data published Yearly by Department of Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
1 2020 12.02.2021
3.3 2019 16.07.2020
2.3 2018 04.04.2019
1.3 2016 11.08.2017
3.1 2015 31.12.2015
4.5 2014 31.12.2014
3.6 2013 31.12.2013
5.4 2012 31.12.2012


Historical Chart by prime ministers (%)

Current Account to GDP in Malaysia by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Najib Razak 03.04.2009 - 10.05.2018 15.5000 1.3000 15.5000 1.3000 -91.61%
Abdullah Badawi 31.10.2003 - 03.04.2009 12.0000 17.1000 17.1000 12.0000 42.50%
Mahathir Mohamad 16.07.1981 - 31.10.2003 -9.8000 8.0000 15.7000 -13.2000 -181.63%


Latest data on Current Account (MYR Million)

Current Account
                     Malaysia - Historical Data (MYR Million)

What is Malaysia Current Account Deficit?

  • The surplus of Current Account in Malaysia decreased to 12294 MYR Million (2.956 B USD) in the first quarter of 2021. The maximum value was 39982 MYR Million and minimum was 978 MYR Million.
  • Data published Quarterly by Department of Statistics.

Historical Data (MYR Million) by years

Data
Period
Date
12294 1Q/21 11.05.2021
18965 4Q/20 11.02.2021
26095 3Q/20 13.11.2020
7556 2Q/20 14.08.2020
9504 1Q/20 13.05.2020
7643 4Q/19 12.02.2020
11452 3Q/19 15.11.2019
14257 2Q/19 29.10.2019


Historical Chart by prime ministers (MYR Million)

Current Account in Malaysia by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Mahathir Mohamad 10.05.2018 - 14977.0000 14977.0000 14977.0000 14977.0000 0.00%
Najib Razak 03.04.2009 - 10.05.2018 28091.0000 12865.0000 28352.0000 978.0000 -54.20%
Abdullah Badawi 31.10.2003 - 03.04.2009 11615.0000 27606.0000 39982.0000 11615.0000 137.68%
Mahathir Mohamad 16.07.1981 - 31.10.2003 10801.0000 12870.0000 14187.0000 5366.0000 19.16%

Other trade indicators in Malaysia

Index Updated Actual Previous
Current Account to GDP 2020 1 % 3.3
Balance of Trade May/21 3.294 B USD 4.928
Capital Flows 1Q/21 3.798 B USD -2.618
Exports May/21 22.189 B USD 25.392
Foreign Exchange Reserves May/21 111.827 B USD 111.603
Imports May/21 18.896 B USD 20.469
Terms of Trade  May/21 104 in. pt. 104

Current Account to GDP in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2020 -1.5 % -1.7
Jordan 2019 -2.1 % -6.9
Kyrgyzstan 2020 4.3 % -12.1
Mongolia 2020 -12.3 % -15.6
Nepal 2019 -7.6 % -8.1
Palestine 2019 -10.7 % -13.2
Tajikistan 2020 0 % -2.3
Cambodia 2020 -25.4 % -15.8
China 2020 1.9 % 0.8
Georgia 2020 -12.3 % -5.5
India 2020 0.9 % -0.9
Israel 2020 4.9 % 3.1
Pakistan 2020 -1.1 % -4.8
South Korea 2020 3.5 % 3.7
Taiwan 2020 9.5 % 10.5
Vietnam 2019 5 % 2.4
Maldives 2020 -29.2 % -26.9
Armenia 2019 -7.2 % -6.9
Hong Kong 2020 6.6 % 6
Indonesia 2020 -0.44 % -2.7
Japan 2020 3.2 % 3.6
Kazakhstan 2020 -3.7 % -4
Lebanon 2019 -22.2 % -24.3
Macau 2019 34.5 % 33.2
Malaysia 2020 1 % 3.3
Philippines 2020 3.6 % -0.9
Qatar 2020 -2.5 % 2.3
Singapore 2020 17.6 % 14.3
Sri Lanka 2019 -2.2 % -3.2
Thailand 2020 4.2 % 7
Oman 2019 -5.2 % -5.5
Iran 2020 -0.5 % 1.1
Laos 2019 -7.2 % -7.9
Azerbaijan 2020 -0.5 % 9.1
Kuwait 2020 0.8 % 16.4
Saudi Arabia 2020 -2.8 % 6.3
Bahrain 2019 -2.1 % -6.5
United Arab Emirates 2020 5.9 % 8.9
Yemen 2018 -0.01 % -0.1
Turkmenistan 2020 0.5 % 1.3
Uzbekistan 2020 -5.4 % -5.8
Iraq 2020 -12.6 % 1.1
Syria 2010 -0.62 % -2.15
Afghanistan 2019 -21.2 % -21.7
Bhutan 2019 -12.2 % -21.2
Brunei 2020 1 % 6.6
Mauritius 2020 -10.1 % -5.7