Trade in goods with USA SITC (Standard International Trade Classification)
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Malaysia trade flows with USA by SITC*) product sections during 2020/7 - 2020/11

*) Standard International Trade Classification (classification system is maintained by the United Nations)


Share of USA's2020/7
%
2020/8
%
2020/9
%
2020/10
%
2020/11
%
Export0.90.80.80.80.8
Import1.71.92.02.01.9
Trade in Goods1.41.51.51.61.5

USA's foreign trade with Malaysia, exports to Malaysia and imports from Malaysia in November 2020


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Trade with Malaysia represented in November of 2020, 1.5 per cent share of USA's foreign trade in goods, 0.8% of USA's exports and 1.9% of imports. In November Malaysia was USA's 16. largest foreign trade partner. Most of the value of trade between the countries consists of the import to USA. Amounting trade to worth of $5.1 billion was 9.5 per cent bigger than in November of the previous year. In November the trade balance with Malaysia was $3.0 billion in deficit for United States of America.

The value of imports from Malaysia was 16.2 per cent higher than in November of the previous year, thus amounting to $4.1 billion. Major product categories of imports from Malaysia were Sitc776 (thermionic, cold cathode or photo-cathode valves and tubes (e.g., vacuum or vapour or gas-filled valves and tubes, mercury arc rectifying valves and tubes, cathode-ray tubes, television camera tubes); diodes, transistors and similar semiconductor dev), representing 37.0 percent of imports, Sitc848 (articles of apparel and clothing accessories of other than textile fabrics; headgear of all materials) 7.6 % and Sitc764 (telecommunications equipment, n.e.s., and parts, n.e.s., and accessories of apparatus falling within division 76) 7.6 % of the imports.

The value of exports to Malaysia declined by 10.2 per cent compared to in November of the previous year, thus amounting to $1.1 billion in November 2020. The largest product groups of exports were: Sitc776 (thermionic, cold cathode or photo-cathode valves and tubes (e.g., vacuum or vapour or gas-filled valves and tubes, mercury arc rectifying valves and tubes, cathode-ray tubes, television camera tubes); diodes, transistors and similar semiconductor dev), which represented a share of 25.4 per cent of total exports, Sitc288 (non-ferrous base metal waste and scrap, n.e.s.) 9.9 % and Sitc792 (aircraft and associated equipment; spacecraft (including satellites) and spacecraft launch vehicles; parts thereof) 4.8 % of the exports.

Development during January-November 2020

During January-November, the value of trade in goods between the two countries rose to $51.1 billion. Growth compared to the corresponding period of the previous year was 5.0 percent. During January-November the value of imports was $39.7 billion. The export value was $11.4 billion. Compared to the corresponding period in 2019, the value of imports during this period increased by 8.2 %. The largest value in imports was in Sitc776 (thermionic, cold cathode or photo-cathode valves and tubes (e.g., vacuum or vapour or gas-filled valves and tubes, mercury arc rectifying valves and tubes, cathode-ray tubes, television camera tubes); diodes, transistors and similar semiconductor dev), worth $16.4 billion. In export the largest value had Sitc776 (thermionic, cold cathode or photo-cathode valves and tubes (e.g., vacuum or vapour or gas-filled valves and tubes, mercury arc rectifying valves and tubes, cathode-ray tubes, television camera tubes); diodes, transistors and similar semiconductor dev), worth being $2.7 billion. The value of exports during this period decreased by 4.7 %. From USA's point of view, the trade balance between the countries in January-November remained in deficit. The trade deficit was $28.3 billion. The trade deficit continued to widen compared to the corresponding period in 2019. At that time, the deficit was $24.8 billion.


Table: USA's export to Malaysia (MY) during 2020/7 - 2020/11

2020 / 72020 / 82020 / 92020 / 102020 / 11
million $%million $%million $%million $%million $%
0. Food and live animals 59,1 5.6 57,6 5.8 48,2 5.2 65,2 5.8 54,5 5.1
00. Live animals 0,2 0.0 0,5 0.0 0,7 0.1 0,1 0.0 0,5 0.0
01. Meat and meat preparations 0,5 0.0 0,6 0.1 1,3 0.1 1,5 0.1 0,8 0.1
02. Dairy products and birds' eggs 12,4 1.2 11,7 1.2 12,3 1.3 9,2 0.8 9,3 0.9
03. Fish and fish preparations 0,5 0.0 0,7 0.1 0,6 0.1 0,5 0.0 0,6 0.1
04. Cereals and cereal preparations 15,5 1.5 9,0 0.9 2,7 0.3 12,1 1.1 5,6 0.5
05. Vegetables and fruit 12,7 1.2 12,1 1.2 13,6 1.5 18,2 1.6 14,7 1.4
06. Sugars,sugar preparations and honey 0,6 0.0 0,4 0.0 0,7 0.1 0,6 0.0 0,5 0.0
07. Coffee,tea,cocoa,spices 2,6 0.2 1,4 0.1 1,2 0.1 2,0 0.2 2,5 0.2
08. Feeding stuff for animals 3,8 0.4 5,6 0.6 4,8 0.5 6,8 0.6 5,4 0.5
09. Miscellaneous edible products and preparations 10,8 1.0 16,1 1.6 10,7 1.2 14,8 1.3 15,0 1.4
1. Beverages and tobacco 1,2 0.1 1,0 0.1 0,9 0.1 0,7 0.1 1,2 0.1
11. Beverages 0,10 0.1 0,9 0.1 0,8 0.1 0,6 0.0 1,1 0.1
2. Crude materials,inedible,except fuels 141,9 13.4 138,7 14.0 141,2 15.4 168,1 15.0 195,6 18.3
22. Oil seeds,oleaginous fruits 10,10 1.0 12,9 1.3 18,2 2.0 21,2 1.9 20,4 1.9
23. Crude rubber (incl.synthetic) 3,2 0.3 2,9 0.3 3,10 0.4 3,1 0.3 3,9 0.4
24. Cork and wood 1,1 0.1 1,4 0.1 1,8 0.2 2,1 0.2 1,5 0.1
25. Pulp and waste paper 10,2 1.0 5,8 0.6 5,5 0.6 8,4 0.7 16,3 1.5
26. Textile fibres and their wastes 7,6 0.7 10,7 1.1 5,0 0.5 6,4 0.6 5,7 0.5
27. Crude fertilizers and crude minerals 0,6 0.1 0,8 0.1 0,6 0.1 0,8 0.1 0,7 0.1
28. Metalliferous ores and metal scrap 108,2 10.2 103,10 10.5 105,7 11.5 125,6 11.2 147,0 13.7
29. Crude animal,vegetable materials n.e.s. 0,5 0.0 0,5 0.0 0,8 0.1 0,7 0.1 0,4 0.0
3. Mineral fuels etc 1,8 0.2 24,5 2.5 2,3 0.2 0,7 0.1 6,6 0.6
33. Petroleum and products 1,7 0.2 24,4 2.5 2,3 0.2 0,6 0.1 6,6 0.6
4. Animal and vegetable oils and fats 1,0 0.1 0,9 0.1 0,3 0.0 2,3 0.2 2,7 0.2
41. Animal oils and fats 0,4 0.0 0,7 0.1 0,3 0.0 0,1 0.0 0,3 0.0
42. Fixed vegetable fats and oils 0,6 0.1 0,2 0.0 0,1 0.0 2,3 0.2 2,4 0.2
5. Chemicals and related products,n.e.s. 126,4 12.0 142,9 14.5 116,5 12.7 133,7 12.0 131,6 12.3
51. Organic chemicals 10,4 1.0 8,2 0.8 5,8 0.6 9,9 0.9 7,4 0.7
52. Inorganic chemicals 9,1 0.9 11,3 1.1 14,10 1.6 14,7 1.3 12,2 1.1
53. Dyeing,tanning and colouring material 3,6 0.3 3,5 0.3 2,3 0.2 3,9 0.3 2,7 0.2
54. Medicinal and pharmaceutical products 6,6 0.6 9,5 1.0 12,3 1.3 13,1 1.2 7,4 0.7
55. Perfume,cleaning etc.preparations 10,9 1.0 15,3 1.5 11,10 1.3 10,8 1.0 12,7 1.2
56. Fertilizers,manufactured 0,2 0.0 0,8 0.1 0,4 0.0 0,3 0.0 0,4 0.0
57. Plastics in primary forms 68,0 6.4 67,8 6.9 46,9 5.1 56,7 5.1 56,5 5.3
58. Plastics in non-primary forms 6,2 0.6 7,10 0.8 7,5 0.8 8,4 0.7 8,3 0.8
59. Chemical materials and products,n.e.s. 11,7 1.1 18,9 1.9 14,8 1.6 16,3 1.5 24,3 2.3
6. Basic manufactures 34,8 3.3 35,3 3.6 31,2 3.4 37,6 3.4 37,7 3.5
62. Rubber manufactures,n.e.s. 1,9 0.2 1,3 0.1 1,6 0.2 1,6 0.1 1,3 0.1
63. Wood and cork manufactures 0,5 0.0 0,10 0.1 0,4 0.0 0,8 0.1 0,8 0.1
64. Paper,paperboard and articles thereof 2,4 0.2 2,2 0.2 2,4 0.3 2,1 0.2 2,7 0.2
65. Textile yarn,fabrics,made up articles,etc. 2,5 0.2 3,5 0.3 2,4 0.3 3,1 0.3 3,0 0.3
66. Non-metallic mineral manufactures,n.e.s. 4,5 0.4 4,6 0.5 3,10 0.4 4,6 0.4 4,10 0.5
67. Iron and steel 4,9 0.5 3,10 0.4 3,8 0.4 6,2 0.5 6,8 0.6
68. Non-ferrous metals 8,0 0.8 7,8 0.8 7,0 0.8 6,9 0.6 7,6 0.7
69. Manufactures of metals,n.e.s. 10,5 1.0 11,2 1.1 9,9 1.1 12,6 1.1 10,8 1.0
7. Machinery,transport equipment 567,9 53.8 491,7 49.8 456,9 49.8 590,9 52.9 538,10 50.4
71. Power generating machinery and equipment 6,2 0.6 4,8 0.5 6,7 0.7 16,9 1.5 5,9 0.5
72. Machinery for specialized industries 19,5 1.8 19,8 2.0 18,4 2.0 27,5 2.5 17,2 1.6
73. Metal working machinery 2,8 0.3 1,3 0.1 3,7 0.4 3,6 0.3 4,6 0.4
74. General industrial machinery n.e.s. 46,3 4.4 40,10 4.1 36,1 3.9 44,8 4.0 35,4 3.3
75. Office machines and adp machines 28,0 2.6 18,10 1.9 17,5 1.9 25,1 2.2 22,4 2.1
76. Telecommunications and sound recording equipment 21,9 2.1 20,3 2.1 20,4 2.2 19,2 1.7 21,9 2.0
77. Electric machinery,n.e.s.and parts 403,7 38.2 300,1 30.4 292,5 31.9 386,5 34.6 374,6 35.0
78. Road vehicles 4,9 0.5 5,5 0.5 5,2 0.6 5,5 0.5 6,0 0.6
79. Other transport equipment 35,1 3.3 80,4 8.1 56,9 6.2 62,2 5.6 51,3 4.8
8. Miscellaneous manufactured articles 104,8 9.9 76,8 7.8 99,7 10.9 100,3 9.0 83,7 7.8
82. Furniture and parts thereof 0,7 0.1 1,5 0.2 1,4 0.2 2,0 0.2 0,10 0.1
83. Travel goods,handbags and sim.containers 0,1 0.0 0,2 0.0 0,2 0.0 0,3 0.0 0,6 0.1
84. Articles of apparel and clothing accessories 0,4 0.0 0,8 0.1 0,9 0.1 0,8 0.1 0,9 0.1
87. Instruments and apparates n.e.s. 56,6 5.4 54,5 5.5 64,3 7.0 61,5 5.5 49,6 4.6
88. Photographic equipment,optical goods etc. 3,7 0.3 2,10 0.3 3,7 0.4 5,2 0.5 3,1 0.3
89. Miscellaneous manufactured articles,n.e.s. 43,3 4.1 16,8 1.7 29,2 3.2 30,3 2.7 28,6 2.7
9. Goods not classified elsewhere 17,3 1.6 17,8 1.8 20,3 2.2 17,4 1.6 17,8 1.7
93. Special transactions and commodities not classified 3,5 0.3 4,5 0.5 8,2 0.9 2,6 0.2 3,9 0.4
99. (USA Sitc) Estimate of non-canadian low value shipments; compiled low value shipments to canada; and various export shipments not identified by kind 13,5 1.3 13,1 1.3 12,1 1.3 14,7 1.3 13,8 1.3
0-9. All groups combined 1.055,7 100.0 986,8 100.0 917,0 100.0 1.116,5 100.0 1.069,9 100.0

Source: US Census Bureau

Table: Import from Malaysia (MY) to USA during 2020/7 - 2020/11

2020 / 72020 / 82020 / 92020 / 102020 / 11
million $%million $%million $%million $%million $%
0. Food and live animals 32,9 1.0 41,5 1.1 30,3 0.7 28,3 0.6 28,8 0.7
03. Fish and fish preparations 2,3 0.1 1,7 0.0 3,2 0.1 2,5 0.1 1,6 0.0
04. Cereals and cereal preparations 4,5 0.1 3,2 0.1 2,6 0.1 2,6 0.1 3,6 0.1
05. Vegetables and fruit 0,6 0.0 0,7 0.0 2,0 0.0 1,6 0.0 1,1 0.0
07. Coffee,tea,cocoa,spices 16,5 0.5 27,1 0.7 12,8 0.3 13,4 0.3 15,4 0.4
08. Feeding stuff for animals 6,1 0.2 6,2 0.2 5,9 0.1 5,4 0.1 5,2 0.1
09. Miscellaneous edible products and preparations 2,8 0.1 2,6 0.1 3,8 0.1 2,9 0.1 1,9 0.0
1. Beverages and tobacco 1,0 0.0 0,9 0.0 1,5 0.0 1,1 0.0 0,9 0.0
11. Beverages 0,10 0.0 0,9 0.0 1,5 0.0 1,1 0.0 0,9 0.0
2. Crude materials,inedible,except fuels 7,7 0.2 7,10 0.2 6,9 0.2 9,7 0.2 7,5 0.2
23. Crude rubber (incl.synthetic) 2,9 0.1 2,9 0.1 1,5 0.0 2,2 0.0 2,2 0.1
24. Cork and wood 4,1 0.1 4,1 0.1 3,9 0.1 4,9 0.1 3,8 0.1
28. Metalliferous ores and metal scrap 0,5 0.0 0,8 0.0 1,1 0.0 1,8 0.0 1,5 0.0
29. Crude animal,vegetable materials n.e.s. 0,2 0.0 0,1 0.0 0,5 0.0 0,7 0.0 0,1 0.0
3. Mineral fuels etc 2,5 0.1 2,7 0.1 8,9 0.2 60,2 1.4 15,9 0.4
33. Petroleum and products 2,5 0.1 2,7 0.1 8,9 0.2 60,2 1.4 15,9 0.4
4. Animal and vegetable oils and fats 24,6 0.7 51,6 1.3 41,1 1.0 24,9 0.6 48,10 1.2
42. Fixed vegetable fats and oils 23,9 0.7 50,8 1.3 40,2 1.0 24,4 0.6 48,1 1.2
43. Processed animal or vegetable oils,etc. 0,8 0.0 0,9 0.0 0,9 0.0 0,6 0.0 0,9 0.0
5. Chemicals and related products,n.e.s. 65,3 1.9 115,10 3.0 169,5 4.1 197,8 4.5 132,3 3.2
51. Organic chemicals 37,9 1.1 77,6 2.0 129,7 3.1 164,10 3.8 109,4 2.7
52. Inorganic chemicals 2,2 0.1 1,2 0.0 4,7 0.1 3,2 0.1 0,7 0.0
53. Dyeing,tanning and colouring material 0,5 0.0 0,10 0.0 0,6 0.0 3,1 0.1 1,4 0.0
54. Medicinal and pharmaceutical products 3,7 0.1 13,6 0.4 10,6 0.3 3,7 0.1 1,10 0.0
55. Perfume,cleaning etc.preparations 2,6 0.1 2,3 0.1 3,0 0.1 2,5 0.1 2,6 0.1
57. Plastics in primary forms 1,4 0.0 1,4 0.0 3,3 0.1 2,2 0.0 3,0 0.1
58. Plastics in non-primary forms 9,4 0.3 8,3 0.2 8,4 0.2 8,8 0.2 5,1 0.1
59. Chemical materials and products,n.e.s. 7,10 0.2 10,9 0.3 9,5 0.2 9,7 0.2 8,4 0.2
6. Basic manufactures 112,9 3.3 126,3 3.3 127,3 3.1 142,0 3.3 125,9 3.1
62. Rubber manufactures,n.e.s. 17,9 0.5 20,0 0.5 21,7 0.5 21,0 0.5 16,9 0.4
63. Wood and cork manufactures 12,1 0.4 13,8 0.4 11,5 0.3 13,9 0.3 14,10 0.4
64. Paper,paperboard and articles thereof 6,8 0.2 7,8 0.2 4,9 0.1 5,7 0.1 6,1 0.1
65. Textile yarn,fabrics,made up articles,etc. 9,6 0.3 8,9 0.2 10,8 0.3 10,4 0.2 9,5 0.2
66. Non-metallic mineral manufactures,n.e.s. 18,6 0.5 21,4 0.6 23,5 0.6 23,1 0.5 24,9 0.6
67. Iron and steel 5,6 0.2 5,2 0.1 3,7 0.1 9,3 0.2 3,4 0.1
68. Non-ferrous metals 12,6 0.4 15,4 0.4 11,4 0.3 12,10 0.3 11,0 0.3
69. Manufactures of metals,n.e.s. 30,1 0.9 34,1 0.9 40,2 1.0 45,10 1.1 39,4 1.0
7. Machinery,transport equipment 2.293,6 67.7 2.612,0 68.0 2.787,9 67.4 2.841,3 65.3 2.694,6 66.2
71. Power generating machinery and equipment 5,5 0.2 7,5 0.2 6,10 0.2 6,3 0.1 6,1 0.1
72. Machinery for specialized industries 62,8 1.9 61,4 1.6 83,5 2.0 79,1 1.8 85,8 2.1
73. Metal working machinery 0,10 0.0 1,5 0.0 1,3 0.0 1,10 0.0 1,9 0.0
74. General industrial machinery n.e.s. 45,5 1.3 57,8 1.5 46,4 1.1 43,6 1.0 48,1 1.2
75. Office machines and adp machines 392,2 11.6 444,7 11.6 372,7 9.0 394,2 9.1 387,9 9.5
76. Telecommunications and sound recording equipment 327,2 9.7 300,8 7.8 346,4 8.4 404,9 9.3 355,2 8.7
77. Electric machinery,n.e.s.and parts 1.446,5 42.7 1.722,5 44.8 1.913,2 46.3 1.894,4 43.5 1.790,4 44.0
78. Road vehicles 6,9 0.2 8,1 0.2 9,8 0.2 8,3 0.2 9,3 0.2
79. Other transport equipment 6,4 0.2 8,2 0.2 7,9 0.2 9,1 0.2 10,2 0.2
8. Miscellaneous manufactured articles 795,8 23.5 835,0 21.7 917,3 22.2 986,8 22.7 969,3 23.8
81. Prefabr.buildings;sanitary,lighting etc.fixtrs 4,6 0.1 5,6 0.1 4,9 0.1 6,8 0.2 6,8 0.2
82. Furniture and parts thereof 169,10 5.0 206,10 5.4 215,5 5.2 215,4 4.9 185,1 4.5
83. Travel goods,handbags and sim.containers 0,7 0.0 0,3 0.0 0,2 0.0 0,3 0.0 0,5 0.0
84. Articles of apparel and clothing accessories 192,4 5.7 215,3 5.6 294,8 7.1 318,3 7.3 326,2 8.0
87. Instruments and apparates n.e.s. 177,9 5.2 188,0 4.9 210,7 5.1 213,4 4.9 204,7 5.0
88. Photographic equipment,optical goods etc. 13,2 0.4 19,0 0.5 17,3 0.4 20,6 0.5 20,5 0.5
89. Miscellaneous manufactured articles,n.e.s. 237,4 7.0 199,9 5.2 174,2 4.2 212,3 4.9 225,3 5.5
9. Goods not classified elsewhere 53,5 1.6 48,4 1.3 44,6 1.1 62,2 1.4 45,7 1.1
93. Special transactions and commodities not classified 35,1 1.0 30,8 0.8 27,1 0.7 42,10 1.0 27,8 0.7
98. (USA Sitc) Estimate of import items valued under $251 and of other low valued items nonexempt from formal entry 18,2 0.5 17,5 0.5 17,3 0.4 19,1 0.4 17,9 0.4
0-9. All groups combined 3.389,3 100.0 3.841,10 100.0 4.134,7 100.0 4.353,9 100.0 4.069,6 100.0

Source: US Census Bureau

Year level (Sitc)

Year 2020 January - November (Sitc)

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