Malaysia’s Fastest-Growing Import Partners

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After analyzing 2014 data for 100 countries responsible for consuming the greatest dollar value in imports from Malaysia, we found 15 nations that boosted their imports by at least 176% from 2010 to 2014.

Overall, exports originating from Malaysia were up 17.8% from 2010 and 2.5% since 2013.

Malaysia’s Fastest-Growing Import Partners

Listed below in descending order below are the fastest-growing import countries for Malaysia’s exported products. These nations boosted imports from Malaysia by the greatest percentages over the five-year period ending in 2014.

  1. Timor-Leste: Up 1,834% since 2010 (US$62,636,000)
  2. Bolivia: Up 1,271% ($35,666,000)
  3. Kenya: Up 834% ($737,242,000)
  4. Senegal: Up 832.8% ($105,145,000)
  5. Somalia: Up 641% ($69,325,000)
  6. Angola: Up 523.2% ($585,172,000)
  7. Norway: Up 366.7% ($468,310,000)
  8. Afghanistan: Up 285.9% ($78,497,000)
  9. Slovenia: Up 231.3% ($112,292,000)
  10. New Caledonia: Up 223.8% ($119,221,000)
  11. Gabon: Up 210.4% ($46,805,000)
  12. Mozambique: Up 199.1% ($184,900,000)
  13. Tanzania, United Republic of: Up 198.3% ($331,018,000)
  14. Lithuania: Up 192.4% ($52,445,000)
  15. Greece: Up 176.3% ($294,137,000)


 
Processed petroleum oils represent the fastest-growing Malaysian export delivered to Timor-Leste, Bolivia, Kenya and Angola.

Palm oil led Malaysia’s fastest-growing imports to Senegal and Somalia.

Research Sources:
International Monetary Fund, World Economic Outlook Database (GDP based on Purchasing Power Parity). Accessed on April 16, 2015

The World Factbook, Field Listing: Imports, Central Intelligence Agency. Accessed on April 16, 2015

Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis. Accessed on April 16, 2015