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Malaysia External Debt

Malaysia External Debt

External Debt in Malaysia

External debt was 63.9% of GDP in 2022, compared to 68.4% of GDP ten years earlier. The external debt in Malaysia averaged USD 67.2% of GDP over the last decade, which was significantly higher than the average for Asia-Pacific of 26.7%. For more external debt information, visit our dedicated page.

Malaysia External Debt Chart

Note: This chart displays External Debt (% of GDP) for Malaysia from 2014 to 2023.
Source: Central Bank of Malaysia.

Malaysia External Debt Data

2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
External Debt (% of GDP) 63.8 62.6 67.6 69.7 63.9
External Debt (USD bn) 229 229 228 261 260

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