Foreign trade as a share of GDP reached 117 % in 2020 in Malaysia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 5.28 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Malaysia reached an all time high of 220 % in 2000 and an all time low of % in. When compared to Malaysia's main peers, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Cambodia amounted to 126 %, 321 % in Singapore, 97.9 % in Thailand and 209 % in Vietnam in 2020.
Malaysia has been ranked 25th within the group of 133 countries we follow in terms of foreign trade as a share of GDP, 18 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Trade is the sum of exports and imports of goods and services measured as a share of gross domestic product.