Malaysia Current Account Balance (% GDP) Statistics

12, Nov 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: Malaysia › Change country
Economic Indicator: Current Account Balance (% GDP) › See all Malaysia indicators, › See Current Account Balance (% GDP) 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. See notes for: Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency) Current account balance (U.S. dollars).

Current Account Balance (% GDP) Statistics for Malaysia , Year 2015 - In Detail

Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Malaysia in year 2015 is 2.941 %. 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. 33 in world rankings according to Current Account Balance (% GDP) in year 2015. The world's average Current Account Balance (% GDP) value is -4.12 %; Malaysia is 7.06 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Malaysia was 4.28 % Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Malaysia in 2015 was or will be 31.22% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Malaysia was or will be 2.34 %, which is 20.57% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Malaysia, in other Years
Year %
  2021 1.594
  2020 1.554
  2019 1.663
  2018 1.831
  2017 1.921
  2016 2.336
2015 2.941
  2014 4.276
  2013 3.483
  2012 5.166
  2011 10.894
  2010 10.082
  2009 15.04
  2008 16.526
  2007 14.872
  2006 15.58
  2005 13.959
  2004 11.256
  2003 11.307
  2002 6.639
  2001 7.313
  2000 8.427
  1999 14.829
  1998 12.294
  1997 -5.518
  1996 -4.12
  1995 -9.061
  1994 -5.651
  1993 -4.164
  1992 -3.412
  1991 -7.927
  1990 -1.868
  1989 0.765
  1988 5.004
  1987 7.564
  1986 -0.34
  1985 -1.785
  1984 -4.531
  1983 -10.785
  1982 -12.419
  1981 -9.166
  1980 -1.008