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2019
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Exports
: $12.8B, Rnk 27 / 218

2019
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Top Product
: $2.96B, Integrated Circuits

2019
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Exports
: $30.7B, Rnk 3 / 213

2019
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Top Product
: $8.13B, Integrated Circuits

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.63, Rnk 10 / 157

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

2019
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GDP
: $21.4T, CURRENT US$
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2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 48.3%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 96 / 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 
: $65,298, CURRENT US$
Rnk 8 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 38.6%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 76 / 187

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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United States-Malaysia: In 2019, United States exported $12.8B to Malaysia. The main products that United States exported to Malaysia are Integrated Circuits ($2.96B), Ethylene Polymers ($480M), and Semiconductor Devices ($428M). During the last 24 years the exports of United States to Malaysia have increased at an annualized rate of 1.5%, from $8.96B in 1995 to $12.8B in 2019.

In 2011, United States exported services to Malaysia worth $1.35B, with Travel ($511M), Royalties and license fees ($497M), and Transportation ($170M) being the largest in terms of value.

Malaysia-United States: In 2019, Malaysia exported $30.7B to United States . The main products that Malaysia exported to United States were Integrated Circuits ($8.13B), Semiconductor Devices ($2.84B), and Broadcasting Equipment ($1.82B). During the last 24 years the exports of Malaysia to United States have increased at an annualized rate of 2.95%, from $15.3B in 1995 to $30.7B in 2019.

In 2010, Malaysia exported services to United States worth $1.83B, with Other business services ($1.11B), Travel ($223M), and Transportation ($211M) being the largest in terms of value.

Comparison: In 2019,  United States ranked 10 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.63), and 2 in total exports ($1.51T). 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, United States exported $12.8B to Malaysia. The main products exported from United States to Malaysia were Integrated Circuits ($2.96B), Ethylene Polymers ($480M), and Semiconductor Devices ($428M). During the last 24 years the exports of United States to Malaysia have increased at an annualized rate of 1.5%, from $8.96B in 1995 to $12.8B in 2019.

In 2019, Malaysia exported $30.7B to United States. The main products exported from Malaysia to United States were Integrated Circuits ($8.13B), Semiconductor Devices ($2.84B), and Broadcasting Equipment ($1.82B). During the last 24 years the exports of Malaysia to United States have increased at an annualized rate of 2.95%, from $15.3B in 1995 to $30.7B in 2019.

Market Competitiveness

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United States
Top Destination
: Canada, $252B

Malaysia
Top Destination
: Singapore, $36.2B

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

In 2019, countries that imported more from United States than Malaysia were Canada ($252B), Mexico ($235B), and China ($103B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Malaysia than United States were Singapore ($36.2B), Bangladesh ($2.33B), and Sri Lanka ($851M).

Comparative Advantage United States - Malaysia

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

During 2019, United States had a large net trade with Malaysia in the exports of Machines ($6.1B), Metals ($1.4B), and Instruments ($1.09B).

During 2019, Malaysia had a large net trade with United States in the exports of Machines ($20.8B), Instruments ($2.29B), and Plastics and Rubbers ($2.25B).

Tariff Section

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

In 2018, the products from United States that paid the highest import tariffs to enter Malaysia were Tobacco: smoking, other than water pipe tobacco, whether or not containing tobacco substitutes in any proportion (350%) and Homogenized or reconstituted tobacco (350%).

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

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*The tariffs present between United States and Malaysia are:
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136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement

Bilateral Service Trade

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In 2011, United States exported services to Malaysia worth $1.35B, with Travel ($511M), Royalties and license fees ($497M), and Transportation ($170M) being the largest in terms of value.

In 2010, Malaysia exported services to United States worth $1.83B, with Other business services ($1.11B), Travel ($223M), and Transportation ($211M) 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 United States has comparative advantage over Malaysia. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more Malaysia has comparative advantage over United States.