Thursday, March 12, 2009

Malaysia largest import & export products in 1st quarter 2009

Malaysia's largest export statistics/contributor to the economy Jan 2009:

1st = Semiconductor devices (electrical and electronic appliances) RM13.7 billion/ 35.9%
2nd = Liquefied natural gas (LNG) RM4.2 billion/ 10.9%
3rd = Palm Oil & palm oil-based products RM3.8 billion/ 9.8%
4th = Crude Petroleum RM1.8 billion/ 4.7%
5th = Timber-based products RM1.4 billion/ 3.6%
6th = Petroleum products RM958.6 million/ 2.5%

Malaysia's largest import products/goods:

1st = Intermediate goods (raw material) RM19.9 billion/ 67.4%
2nd =
Capital goods (machinery) RM4.8 billion/16.4%
3rd = Consumption goods (final products) RM2.4 billion / 8.2%

Malaysia’s top ten trading partners were Japan, Singapore, the United States of America, the People’s Republic of China, Thailand, the Republic of Korea, the Federal Republic of Germany, the Republic of Indonesia, Hong Kong and Australia. These countries collectively contributed 71.7% or RM48.6 billion of Malaysia's total trade for January 2009.

Harvard referencing:

Source: Department of Statistics Malaysia, 2009, Preliminary Release of Malaysia External Trade Statistics January 2009, Putrajaya, Malaysia, Available from...... [Accessed 12th March 2009]