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Trade between Denmark and Malaysia

Export

  • Malaysia was Denmark's 57th largest export market for goods in 2017.
  • Malaysia received goods for DKK 1,4 billion in 2017, which corresponds to 0.21% of total Danish exports.
  • Exports to Malaysia increased by 3.5% in 2017 compared to 2016.
  • In 2017 the most important export group was medical and pharmaceutical products (190.8 million DKK).
  • Exports of services to Malaysia amounted to DKK 1.3 billion in 2016.
  • In the first five months of 2018, Danish exports to Malaysia amounted to DKK 649.5 million. It corresponds to an increase of 19.8% compared with the same period in 2017 (DKK 542.1 million).

Import

  • Product imports from Malaysia amounted to DKK 1.2 billion in 2017, which corresponds to an increase of 0.5% since 2016.
  • In 2017, the largest import group was vegetable oils and fats (DKK 289.7 million).
  • Imports of services from Malaysia amounted to DKK 1.4 billion in 2016.
  • In the fifth month of 2018, Danish imports from Malaysia amounted to DKK 563.1 million - an increase of 4.8% compared to the same period in 2017 (DKK 537.2 million).

Investments

  • Denmark's direct investments in Malaysia were DKK 6.5 billion at the end of 2016 .
  • Malaysia's direct investment in Denmark wereDKK 0.5 billion at the end of 2016.

 

Table 1. Trade between Denmark and Malaysia since 2013. (Goods)

Million DKK

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Jan.-Maj. 2017

Jan.-Maj. 2018

Export

1.272

1.244

1.363

1.349

1.397

542

650

Import

1.270

1.428

1.436

1.200

1.206

537

563

Table 2: Largest export groups in 2017

Export group

Volume in million DKK (2017)

Growth in pct. compared to 2016

Medical and pharmaceutical products

191

-21,7 %

Machines and – accessories for the industry

174

46,4 %

Hides, skin and fur skin, unprepared

138

296,3 %

Various foods

123

-17,7 %

Special machines for various industries

101

36,0 %

Total export to Malaysia

1.397

3,5 %

Source: Danmarks Statistik d. 09. August 2018

Source: HPA, Samhandelsnotits d. 14. August 2018

Contact

Jesper Stig Andersen
Deputy Head of Mission, Head of Commercial Section
Phone: +60 3 2032 2001–19
E-mail: jessan@um.dk


Henrik Hagen Olesen
Ministry Counsellor of South East Asia
Food, Agriculture and Fisheries
Phone: +60 3 2032 2001–23
E-mail: henole@um.dk


Shen Ho
Senior Commercial Advisor
Phone: +60 3 2032 2001–11
E-mail: shenho@um.dk

Joanne Looi
Commercial Advisor
Phone: +60 3 2032 2001–10
E-mail: joaloo@um.dk 

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