Imports as a share of GDP reached 0.644 % in 2017 in Malaysia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 5.59 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, imports as a share of GDP in Malaysia reached an all time high of 1.01 % in 2000 and an all time low of 0.360 % in 1973. When compared to Malaysia's main peers, imports as a share of GDP in Cambodia amounted to 0.642 %, 1.49 % in Singapore, 0.546 % in Thailand and 0.988 % in Vietnam in 2017.
Malaysia has been ranked 32nd within the group of 165 countries we follow in terms of imports as a share of GDP, 17 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world.