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Indicators of economy in Malaysia

The essential economic performance of a country is reflected by the gross domestic product. So the total of all goods and services sold. Worldwide gross domestic product in 2020 was at about 10.922 US Dollar per capita. In contrast, the GDP in Malaysia reached 10.402 US dollars per inhabitant, or 336.66 bn US Dollar in the whole country. Malaysia is therefore currently ranked 37 of the major economies. If this is calculated per inhabitant taking into account the purchasing power parity, then Malaysia is in the list of the world's richest countries in place 46.

Inflation in Malaysia was in 2020 at around -1.14%. For the the EU, the average of the same was year at 0.51%.

Compared to Germany, the prices for convenience goods are approximately 56.78% lower.
The Corruption Perceptions Index for the public sector counts 51 and is compared to other countries moderate.


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Unemployment rates in percent 1991 - 2020

Economic performance 2020

 Malaysia
Total
Malaysia
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
GDP336.66 bn USD10,401.79 USD15,192.65 tn USD29,499.72 USD
Gross national product342.45 bn USD10,580.68 USD16,042.23 tn USD31,149.36 USD


Malaysia ranked 29th in the Bloomberg Innovation Index in 2021. The index is calculated annually and most recently included 60 countries. The front-runner was South Korea. 10 of the 2000 largest listed companies in the world originate from Malaysia. This is determined annually in the "Forbes Global 2000" list. The 10 largest companies in the country were in 2020:

Rank 349: Maybank (Kuala Lumpur)
Rank 540: Tenaga Nasional (Kuala Lumpur)
Rank 664: Public Bank (Kuala Lumpur)
Rank 689: CIMB Group Holdings (Kuala Lumpur)
Rank 1295: RHB Bank (Kuala Lumpur)
Rank 1469: Hong Leong Financial (Kuala Lumpur)
Rank 1547: Petronas Chemicals (Kuala Lumpur)
Rank 1685: Genting (Kuala Lumpur)
Rank 1790: Axiata Group (Kuala Lumpur)
Rank 1807: AmBank Group (Kuala Lumpur)

Development of the Gross domestic product in billion US Dollar 1979 - 2020



Im- and Exports 2020

 Malaysia
Total
Malaysia
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
Imports221.34 bn USD6,838.55 USD8,073.39 bn USD15,676.19 USD
Exports246.47 bn USD7,615.06 USD8,622.21 bn USD16,741.84 USD


Development of imports and exports in billion US dollars 1979 - 2020

Exports
Imports



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