Customs Trade Statistics show that the total value of merchandise
trade between Vietnam and Malaysia in 2012 reached USD 7.9 billion,
17.2% higher than that of 2011 and doubled the total of 2009. As a
result, in the period of 2009-2012, the growth rate in total value of
bilateral merchandise trade between Vietnam and Malaysia gained 24%.
2012, due to the sharp increase in exports (58.7%) and slight fall in
imports (13%), Vietnam was at the first time in trade surplus of USD
1.08 billion after facing with trade gap in years.
Export: in 2012, Malaysia was ranked as 5th place of more than 200 exporting markets from Vietnam with the total export value of USD 4.5 billion, 58.7% higher than 2011
main exported commodities to Malaysia in 2012 were: crude oil with the
highest turnover of USD 1.1 billion, rose by 5.9% as compared to 2011
and accounted for 22.4% of Vietnam’s total export turnover from
Malaysia; computer, electrical products, spare-parts and components
thereof with the total export value of USD 855 million, 8 times higher
than that of 2011 and accounted for 19% of Vietnam’s total export
turnover from Malaysia.
statistics disseminated recently by Vietnam Customs show that in the
first 7 months of 2013, the total of export value from Vietnam to
Malaysia reached USD 2.87 billion, climbed up by 21.6% in comparison of
the same period of 2012. The main export commodities were: crude oil,
computer, electrical products, spare-parts and components...
Imports: Malaysia was ranked at 8th
exporter among all the exporter of goods to Vietnam in 2012 with the
total value of USD 3.41 billion, edged down by 13% as compared with
2011. In the meanwhile within ASEAN, Malaysia takes the 3rd place, just was led by Singapore and Thailand.
electrical products, spare-parts and components thereof was the main
group of commodity with the highest total import value of USD 662
million, sharply went up by 35% as compared to the result of 2011.
Vietnam’s main imported groups of commodity from Malaysia included:
animal, vegetable fats and oils with the import turnover of USD 508.3
million, 8.9% lower than 2011; plastics with the import turnover of USD
276 million, 11.4% higher than 2011
the first 7 months of 2013, the total value of import from Malaysia
reached USD 2.33 billion, climbed up by 21.3% as compared with the same
period of 2012. Computer, electrical products, spare-parts and
components thereof; animal, vegetable fats and oils; plastics …are kept
being the main imports of Vietnam from Malaysia during this time.