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2020
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Exports
: $12.1B, Rnk 11 / 213

2020
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Top Product
: $1.94B, Integrated Circuits

2020
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Exports
: $15.6B, Rnk 5 / 215

2020
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Top Product
: $3.48B, Petroleum Gas

2020
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 2.19, Rnk 1 / 127

2020
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.02, Rnk 25 / 127

2020
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GDP
: $5.06T, CURRENT US$
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2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: -12.2%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 180 / 195

2020
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 GDP
: $337B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 37 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: 32.2%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 93 / 195

2020
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GDP PC 
: $40,193, CURRENT US$
Rnk 25 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: -10.6%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 161 / 195

2020
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GDP PC
: $10,412, CURRENT US$
Rnk 69 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 15.2%, CURRENT US$
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Japan-Malaysia In 2020, Japan exported $12.1B to Malaysia. The main products that Japan exported to Malaysia are Integrated Circuits ($1.94B), Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701 to 8705) ($536M), and Semiconductor Devices ($532M). During the last 25 years the exports of Japan to Malaysia have decreased at an annualized rate of 1.39%, from $17.2B in 1995 to $12.1B in 2020.

In 2009, Japan exported services to Malaysia worth $1.01B, with Services not allocated ($497M), Transportation ($460M), and Royalties and license fees ($286M) being the largest in terms of value.

Malaysia-Japan In 2020, Malaysia exported $15.6B to Japan. The main products that Malaysia exported to Japan were Petroleum Gas ($3.48B), Integrated Circuits ($1.17B), and Broadcasting Equipment ($537M). During the last 25 years the exports of Malaysia to Japan have increased at an annualized rate of 1.74%, from $10.1B in 1995 to $15.6B in 2020.

In 2020, Malaysia did not export any services to Japan.

Comparison In 2020,  Japan ranked 1 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 2.19), and 4 in total exports ($623B). That same year, Malaysia ranked 25 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.02), and 20 in total exports ($266B).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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Depth
Value

In 2020, Japan exported $12.1B to Malaysia. The main products exported from Japan to Malaysia were Integrated Circuits ($1.94B), Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701 to 8705) ($536M), and Semiconductor Devices ($532M). During the last 25 years the exports of Japan to Malaysia have decreased at an annualized rate of 1.39%, from $17.2B in 1995 to $12.1B in 2020.

In 2020, Malaysia exported $15.6B to Japan. The main products exported from Malaysia to Japan were Petroleum Gas ($3.48B), Integrated Circuits ($1.17B), and Broadcasting Equipment ($537M). During the last 25 years the exports of Malaysia to Japan have increased at an annualized rate of 1.74%, from $10.1B in 1995 to $15.6B in 2020.

Market Competitiveness

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Measure

Japan
Top Destination
: China, $133B

Malaysia
Top Destination
: China, $38.7B

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

In 2019, countries that imported more from Japan than Malaysia were China ($133B), United States ($112B), and South Korea ($42.9B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Malaysia than Japan were Singapore ($36.5B), Brunei ($809M), and Mexico ($10.2B).

Comparative Advantage Japan - Malaysia

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Flow

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

During 2020, Japan had a large net trade with Malaysia in the exports of Machines ($4.94B), Metals ($1.91B), and Transportation ($1.09B).

During 2020, Malaysia had a large net trade with Japan in the exports of Machines ($5.36B), Mineral Products ($4.27B), and Plastics and Rubbers ($1.15B).

Bilateral Service Trade

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In 2009, Japan exported services to Malaysia worth $1.01B, with Services not allocated ($497M), Transportation ($460M), and Royalties and license fees ($286M) 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 yellow.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more Japan has comparative advantage over Malaysia. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more Malaysia has comparative advantage over Japan.