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2020
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Exports
: $22.9B, Rnk 4 / 212

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Top Product
: $5.7B, Integrated Circuits

2020
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Exports
: $36.5B, Rnk 2 / 215

2020
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Top Product
: $11.1B, Integrated Circuits

2020
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.84, Rnk 6 / 127

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

2020
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GDP
: $340B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 36 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: 41.8%, CURRENT US$
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2020
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 GDP
: $337B, CURRENT US$
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2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: 32.2%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 93 / 195

2020
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GDP PC 
: $59,798, CURRENT US$
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2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 26.6%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 73 / 195

2020
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GDP PC
: $10,412, CURRENT US$
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2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 15.2%, CURRENT US$
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Singapore-Malaysia In 2020, Singapore exported $22.9B to Malaysia. The main products that Singapore exported to Malaysia are Integrated Circuits ($5.7B), Refined Petroleum ($4.33B), and Gold ($894M). During the last 25 years the exports of Singapore to Malaysia have increased at an annualized rate of 1.88%, from $14.4B in 1995 to $22.9B in 2020.

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

Malaysia-Singapore In 2020, Malaysia exported $36.5B to Singapore. The main products that Malaysia exported to Singapore were Integrated Circuits ($11.1B), Refined Petroleum ($5.63B), and Office Machine Parts ($1.24B). During the last 25 years the exports of Malaysia to Singapore have increased at an annualized rate of 3.4%, from $15.8B in 1995 to $36.5B in 2020.

In 2010, Malaysia exported services to Singapore worth $10.7B, with Travel ($9.17B), Other business services ($868M), and Transportation ($362M) being the largest in terms of value.

Comparison In 2020,  Singapore ranked 6 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.84), and 19 in total exports ($281B). 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, Singapore exported $22.9B to Malaysia. The main products exported from Singapore to Malaysia were Integrated Circuits ($5.7B), Refined Petroleum ($4.33B), and Gold ($894M). During the last 25 years the exports of Singapore to Malaysia have increased at an annualized rate of 1.88%, from $14.4B in 1995 to $22.9B in 2020.

In 2020, Malaysia exported $36.5B to Singapore. The main products exported from Malaysia to Singapore were Integrated Circuits ($11.1B), Refined Petroleum ($5.63B), and Office Machine Parts ($1.24B). During the last 25 years the exports of Malaysia to Singapore have increased at an annualized rate of 3.4%, from $15.8B in 1995 to $36.5B in 2020.

Singapore Exports

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Malaysia Exports

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Market Competitiveness

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Measure

Singapore
Top Destination
: China, $42.9B

Malaysia
Top Destination
: China, $38.7B

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

In 2019, countries that imported more from Singapore than Malaysia were Hong Kong ($41.7B), Indonesia ($14.8B), and China ($42.9B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Malaysia than Singapore were Mexico ($10.2B), United States ($33.8B), and Japan ($15.6B).

Comparative Advantage Singapore - Malaysia

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Flow

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

During 2020, Singapore had a large net trade with Malaysia in the exports of Machines ($11.3B), Mineral Products ($4.6B), and Chemical Products ($1.51B).

During 2020, Malaysia had a large net trade with Singapore in the exports of Machines ($20B), Mineral Products ($6.81B), and Instruments ($1.83B).

Bilateral Service Trade

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In 2010, Malaysia exported services to Singapore worth $10.7B, with Travel ($9.17B), Other business services ($868M), and Transportation ($362M) 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 Singapore has comparative advantage over Malaysia. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more Malaysia has comparative advantage over Singapore.