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2019
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Exports
: $13B, Rnk 13 / 213

2019
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Top Product
: $1.51B, Integrated Circuits

2019
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Exports
: $16.3B, Rnk 5 / 213

2019
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Top Product
: $4.16B, Petroleum Gas

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 2.27, Rnk 1 / 157

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.14, Rnk 25 / 157

2019
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GDP
: $5.08T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 3 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: -2.86%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 175 / 187

2019
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 GDP
: $365B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 35 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 80.3%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 46 / 187

2019
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GDP PC 
: $40,247, CURRENT US$
Rnk 27 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: -1.49%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 165 / 187

2019
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GDP PC 
: $11,414, CURRENT US$
Rnk 66 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 56.5%, CURRENT US$
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Japan-Malaysia: In 2019, Japan exported $13B to Malaysia. The main products that Japan exported to Malaysia are Integrated Circuits ($1.51B), Cars ($722M), and Vehicle Parts ($679M). During the last 24 years the exports of Japan to Malaysia have decreased at an annualized rate of 1.13%, from $17.1B in 1995 to $13B in 2019.

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 2019, Malaysia exported $16.3B to Japan . The main products that Malaysia exported to Japan were Petroleum Gas ($4.16B), Integrated Circuits ($1.19B), and Semiconductor Devices ($525M). During the last 24 years the exports of Malaysia to Japan have increased at an annualized rate of 2.2%, from $9.66B in 1995 to $16.3B in 2019.

In 2019, Malaysia did not exported services to Japan.

Comparison: In 2019,  Japan ranked 1 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 2.27), and 4 in total exports ($696B). That same year, Malaysia ranked 25 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.14), and 21 in total exports ($273B).

Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2019, Japan exported $13B to Malaysia. The main products exported from Japan to Malaysia were Integrated Circuits ($1.51B), Cars ($722M), and Vehicle Parts ($679M). During the last 24 years the exports of Japan to Malaysia have decreased at an annualized rate of 1.13%, from $17.1B in 1995 to $13B in 2019.

In 2019, Malaysia exported $16.3B to Japan. The main products exported from Malaysia to Japan were Petroleum Gas ($4.16B), Integrated Circuits ($1.19B), and Semiconductor Devices ($525M). During the last 24 years the exports of Malaysia to Japan have increased at an annualized rate of 2.2%, from $9.66B in 1995 to $16.3B in 2019.

Market Competitiveness

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Japan
Top Destination
: United States, $134B

Malaysia
Top Destination
: Singapore, $36.2B

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 United States ($134B), China ($128B), and South Korea ($44.9B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Malaysia than Japan were Singapore ($36.2B), Bangladesh ($2.33B), and Brunei ($622M).

Comparative Advantage Japan - Malaysia

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

During 2019, Japan had a large net trade with Malaysia in the exports of Machines ($4.99B), Metals ($1.85B), and Transportation ($1.81B).

During 2019, Malaysia had a large net trade with Japan in the exports of Machines ($5.2B), Mineral Products ($4.76B), and Plastics and Rubbers ($1.05B).

Tariff Section

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

In 2018, the products from Japan that paid the highest import tariffs to enter Malaysia were Glucose including syrup of 20%-50% dry weight fructos (43.3%) and Fructose, syrup > 50% fructose, not pure fructose (43.3%).

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

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*The tariffs present between Japan and Malaysia are:
84: Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN ) Free Trade Area
130: Japan Generalized System of Preference
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement
265: Preferential tariff for Malaysia

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 red.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more Japan has comparative advantage over Malaysia. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more Malaysia has comparative advantage over Japan.