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Malaysia - Economic overview

Contents extracted from the comprehensive atlas of international trade by Export Entreprises

General economic indicators

20102011201220132014
GDP (billions USD)248289305312325
GDP (annual % change, constant prices)75655
GDP per capita8.669.9810.3510.4310.65
General government balance-4-4-5-4-4
Inflation rate23223
Current account (billions USD)2733191112
Current account (annual % change)1112634
Unemployment rate33333

Agriculture

20092010201120122013
Value added (annual % change)261-
Value added (in % of GDP)91121-
Value added (in % of total employment)14131213-

Industry

20092010201120122013
Value added (annual % change)-7825-
Value added (in % of GDP)4141441-
Value added (in % of total employment)27282928-

Services

20092010201120122013
Value added (annual % change)3777-
Value added (in % of GDP)5484849-
Value added (in % of total employment)659659-

Exchange Rate

20092010201120122013
Exchange Rate43333

Foreign trade in figures

20092010201120122013
Imports of goods123.83164.62187.47196.39206.01
Exports of goods157.43198.61228.09227.39228.28
Imports of services27.2632.0837.7141.9743.94
Exports of services28.7331.7135.7637.5339.2
Imports of goods and services (annual % change)-131665-
Growth rate of exports of goods and services (in %)-11115--
Trade Balance40.7342.349.5540.72-
Current account31.8-
Share of foreign trade in GDP16317167162-
Share of imports of goods and services in GDP71767575-
Share of exports of goods and services in GDP91939287-

Exchanged goods

FDI in figures

20082009201020112012
FDI inward flow7.1721.4539.0612.19810.074
FDI stock73.60178.995101.62115.064132.4
Performance Index*, ranking on 141 economies62/18187/18168/18136/181
Potential Index**, ranking on 141 economies37/141--26/177
Number of Greenfield investments***134112777465
FDI (in % of GFCF****)153161913
FDI (in % of GDP)323941444
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