Current Account Balance in Malaysia
The current account balance in Malaysia averaged 3.3% of GDP in the decade to 2022, above the Asia-Pacific regional average of 1.9% of GDP. The 2022 reading was 3.1% of GDP. For more current account information, visit our dedicated page.
Malaysia Current Account Chart
Malaysia Current Account Data
|Current Account Balance (% of GDP)||2.2||3.5||4.2||3.9||3.1|
|Current Account Balance (USD bn)||8.0||12.8||14.1||14.5||12.5|
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