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2019
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Exports
: $49.4B, Rnk 14 / 209

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Top Product
: $5.93B, Integrated Circuits

2019
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Exports
: $36.2B, Rnk 2 / 213

2019
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Top Product
: $10.1B, Integrated Circuits

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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.01, Rnk 29 / 146

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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.07, Rnk 26 / 146

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GDP
: $14.3T, CURRENT US$
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2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 181%, CURRENT US$
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2019
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 GDP
: $365B, CURRENT US$
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2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 80.3%, CURRENT US$
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2019
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GDP PC 
: $10,262, CURRENT US$
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2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 168%, CURRENT US$
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2019
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GDP PC
: $11,414, CURRENT US$
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2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 56.5%, CURRENT US$
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China-Malaysia In 2019, China exported $49.4B to Malaysia. The main products that China exported to Malaysia are Integrated Circuits ($5.93B), Refined Petroleum ($1.5B), and Broadcasting Equipment ($1.36B). During the last 24 years the exports of China to Malaysia have increased at an annualized rate of 15.6%, from $1.52B in 1995 to $49.4B in 2019.

In 2019, China did not export any services to Malaysia.

Malaysia-China In 2019, Malaysia exported $36.2B to China . The main products that Malaysia exported to China were Integrated Circuits ($10.1B), Petroleum Gas ($2.57B), and Refined Petroleum ($1.35B). During the last 24 years the exports of Malaysia to China have increased at an annualized rate of 12%, from $2.38B in 1995 to $36.2B in 2019.

In 2010, Malaysia exported services to China worth $1.57B, with Travel ($959M), Transportation ($479M), and Other business services ($94.3M) being the largest in terms of value.

Comparison In 2019,  China ranked 29 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.01), and 1 in total exports ($2.57T). That same year, Malaysia ranked 26 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.07), and 21 in total exports ($273B).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2019, China exported $49.4B to Malaysia. The main products exported from China to Malaysia were Integrated Circuits ($5.93B), Refined Petroleum ($1.5B), and Broadcasting Equipment ($1.36B). During the last 24 years the exports of China to Malaysia have increased at an annualized rate of 15.6%, from $1.52B in 1995 to $49.4B in 2019.

In 2019, Malaysia exported $36.2B to China. The main products exported from Malaysia to China were Integrated Circuits ($10.1B), Petroleum Gas ($2.57B), and Refined Petroleum ($1.35B). During the last 24 years the exports of Malaysia to China have increased at an annualized rate of 12%, from $2.38B in 1995 to $36.2B in 2019.

Malaysia Exports

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Market Competitiveness

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China
Top Destination
: United States, $429B

Malaysia
Top Destination
: Singapore, $36.2B

This map shows whether countries import more from China or Malaysia. Each country is colored based on the difference in imports they receive from China and Malaysia or the difference in the growth in imports.

In 2019, countries that imported more from China than Malaysia were United States ($429B), Hong Kong ($268B), and Japan ($152B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Malaysia than China were Guam ($62.2M), American Samoa ($15.3M), and Tokelau ($1.55M).

Comparative Advantage China - Malaysia

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This chart compares trade between China and Malaysia by product, considering products traded by both, China and Malaysia.

During 2019, China had a large net trade with Malaysia in the exports of Machines ($20.1B), Metals ($4.79B), and Miscellaneous ($3.48B).

During 2019, Malaysia had a large net trade with China in the exports of Machines ($15.6B), Mineral Products ($6.48B), and Plastics and Rubbers ($4.04B).

Tariff Section

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This section shows import tariffs for products traded between China and Malaysia (using the HS6 product classification and the last year reported).

In 2018, the products from China that paid the highest import tariffs to enter Malaysia were Maize except seed corn (50%) and Wheat or meslin flour (50%).

In 2016, the products from Malaysia that paid the highest import tariffs to enter China were Tobacco refuse (1.33k%) and Undenatured ethyl alcohol > 80% by volume (898%).

*The tariffs present between China and Malaysia are:
84: Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN ) Free Trade Area
125: General duty rate
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement

Bilateral Service Trade

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In 2010, Malaysia exported services to China worth $1.57B, with Travel ($959M), Transportation ($479M), and Other business services ($94.3M) being the largest in terms of value.

Service trade data is presented based on availability.

Economic Complexity

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Competitive Landscape

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This visualization show the product space at the HS4 level colored from blue to red.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more China has comparative advantage over Malaysia. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more Malaysia has comparative advantage over China.