Malaysia Current Account Balance (US Dollars) Statistics

10, Dec 2018, EST.

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Country or Region: Malaysia › Change country
Economic Indicator: Current Account Balance (US Dollars) › See all Malaysia indicators, › See Current Account Balance (US Dollars) data for all countries
Detailed Analysis for Year: 2015 › Change year
Full Dataset: from 1980 to 2019
Dataset updated: 17th March 2015
Data Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF)
National or Regional Currency: Malaysian Ringgit (or Malaysian Dollar)
Currency Symbol: MYR

Current account is all transactions other than those in financial and capital items. The major classifications are goods and services, income and current transfers. The focus of the BOP is on transactions (between an economy and the rest of the world) in goods, services, and income. Source: National Statistics Office. From Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOS) downloaded via CEIC Latest actual data: 2014 BOP Manual used: Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual, sixth edition (BPM6). The authorities issue BPM6 historical data back from 2005 and discontinued the BPM5 series. Data before 2005 come from STA database via EcXL Primary domestic currency: Malaysian ringgit Data last updated: 03/2016

Current Account Balance (US Dollars) Statistics for Malaysia , Year 2015 - In Detail

Current Account Balance (US Dollars) for Malaysia in year 2015 is US$ 8.712 Billion. Current account is all transactions other than those in financial and capital items. The major classifications are goods and services, income and current transfers. The focus of the BOP is on transactions (between an economy and the rest of the world) in goods, services, and income.

This makes Malaysia No. 24 in world rankings according to Current Account Balance (US Dollars) in year 2015. The world's average Current Account Balance (US Dollars) value is US$ 7.04 Billion; Malaysia is US$ 1.67 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Current Account Balance (US Dollars) for Malaysia was US$ 14.46 Billion Current Account Balance (US Dollars) for Malaysia in 2015 was or will be 39.74% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Current Account Balance (US Dollars) for Malaysia was or will be US$7.23 Billion, which is 17.07% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Current Account Balance (US Dollars) for Malaysia, in other Years
Year US$ Billion
  2021 8.468
  2020 7.429
  2019 7.115
  2018 7.029
  2017 6.625
  2016 7.225
2015 8.712
  2014 14.457
  2013 11.262
  2012 16.245
  2011 32.46
  2010 25.711
  2009 31.42
  2008 39.439
  2007 29.737
  2006 26.188
  2005 20.694
  2004 15.079
  2003 13.381
  2002 7.19
  2001 7.287
  2000 8.488
  1999 12.604
  1998 9.529
  1997 -5.935
  1996 -4.462
  1995 -8.644
  1994 -4.52
  1993 -2.991
  1992 -2.167
  1991 -4.183
  1990 -0.87
  1989 0.315
  1988 1.867
  1987 2.575
  1986 -0.101
  1985 -0.6
  1984 -1.657
  1983 -3.482
  1982 -3.585
  1981 -2.469
  1980 -0.266